The outcome bias

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2024

This is the tendency to judge the quality of a decision based on its outcome, rather than on the quality of the decision itself. For example, if a candidate we hired turns out to be successful, we may be more likely to believe that we made a good hiring decision, even if there were red flags or concerns at the time of the hiring. The outcome bias can cause us to overlook the flaws or limitations of our own decision-making process, and it can make us less likely to learn from our mistakes or to improve the hiring process in the future.

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