Flashcards in EXAM 1: Chapter 5 Deck (20):
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Title VII, protects group: Race, Gender, Religion, Color, and Origin applied to ALL personnel functions
Americans with Disabilities Act
Protects those with physical or mental impairments that limit one or more major life functions, requires reasonable accommodation from employer
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
1967, protects people aged 40 and over
Disparate Impact. Treatment same for all groups but one group is affected by the treatment differently
Treating member of protected group differently from other applicants
Organizations being unable to both higher the best people for the job and also fulfill diversity requirements.
Major Court Cases
Burden of proving the fairness of a test rests with the employer.
Deference of Law
EEOC “Uniform Guidelines” have the effect of law.
One does not have to be a minority to be the victim of illegal discrimination.
Cost can be considered in selecting alternative selection procedures.
BFOQ (Bona Fide Occupational Qualification)
Discrimination is permitted by law if it can be shown to be a BFOQ:
“Reasonably necessary to the normal operation” of the business
In previous cases, has NOT applied to:
“Women are lower performers”
“Women are less aggressive”
“Customers prefer female flight attendants”
A social policy aimed at reducing effects of prior discrimination.
Correct present inequities
Compensate past inequities
Provide role models
How you go about recruiting people to work for you, generally followed by tests to make sure person is qualified. Can be recruited in a variety of ways including all different kinds of media and face-to-face in person meetings
Model of Personal Decisions
see model on page 150
run regression to see correlation
Multiple Regression Analysis
See correlation between one and multiple variables
How valid your test or anything is across all businesses of the same or similar type
Score which is a cutoff for who passes or fails
How many applicants selected compared to openings in the work place
Percentage of employees currently performing adequately at their job
A score that is the cutoff for a certain test or predictor
Putting a group of scores together so that they are equal such as 90-95 being the same score