The city will have to validate whatever predictors it develops to select police officers. What method or methods of validation do you think it should use? Do you think biographical information might be useful in predicting one’s success as a police officer? If so, what types of items might be useful?
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Describe a work sample or situational exercise that might measure practical judgment. What might be a problem in using a physical ability test to select police officers? The personnel department has asked you to assist in developing or selecting predictors of police officer performance. What advice would you give?
Which type of selection mistake (false positive or false negative) do you think Fulbright wants to avoid? Why does Fulbright feel this way? Do you believe Fulbright thinks Hugh won’t be successful in medical school, and that is why they rejected his application? Or do you believe Fulbright probably concluded Hugh would be successful in […]
If organizations are faced with evaluating many qualified applicants and they have more qualified applicants than there are openings, should a personal experience of the type Hugh had with Dr. Dressen be a factor in determining admission? Why or why not?
What do you think about Hugh’s plea to be given a chance to prove himself ? Is Hugh unreasonable? Given the imperfect validity of our selection methods, should organizations give applicants a chance to prove themselves in a trial period on the job (or in school)? Why or why not?
What issues do you think Excelsior considered in making the decision to adopt a new information and data management system? What factors in the company would facilitate employees learning the new system? What factors in the company might cause some employees to resist learning the new system?
Why might employees like Nick Chappel question the value of a new information system? What knowledge and skills should supervisors like Carol Hardy possess to get their employees to be more enthusiastic about learning the new system?
What is it about Crane that makes Douglass view her differently from Forester? Are these issues relevant in judging job performance? Should they matter? If you were Douglass, what would you do with Crane and Forester?
Do you think Douglass’s boss would be critical of Douglass for tolerating poor performance or admire her for being patient with members of her staff ? What other information would you like to have before deciding whether Crane and Forester should be retained or fired?
What are some of the deeply held values by Mr. Nemer off and the writers that in part define the organizational culture of The Learning Focus? Explain how these differing values produce the conflict among the parties in this case. In an attempt to bring about a change in the organization, what do you […]