What is confirmation basis & how does it play out in the workplace?


Jack Nasher (Author & Faculty Member at Stanford University)

Jack Nasher explains the concept of the confirmation basis and the damage it can cause in the workplace. According to Nasher, it is important for leaders to be aware that as humans we tend to look for confirmation of ideas that we hold even if they are not the truth. He talks about how this can affect hiring processes, management issues, and business decisions.



About Author

Jack Nasher

Author & Faculty Member at Stanford University

Jack Nasher is a visiting faculty member at Stanford University and a professor at Munich Business School. Oxford-educated and formerly with the German Mission to the UN in New York City, the European Court of Justices, and leading Wall Street law firm Skadden, he is the founder of the NASHER Negotiation Institute and has been recognized in the media as one of the leading experts on negotiation and deception detection. Nasher is the author of Convinced!: How to Prove Your Competence & Win People Over.

Interviewed By

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Tracey Fitzpatrick

Sarder TV Anchor & Former Market News Video Anchor

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