Eastern Financial Company recently experienced a corporaterestructuring. Because some new jobs were added and some old jobseliminated, many job responsibilities changed. HR hired anOrganizational Development (OD) consultant, Joe, to help moderate thevarious changes in the corporate structure.
Because of the restructuring, the selection criteria used inthe past needed to be updated. Joe recommended additional selectionmeasures and planned to conduct some validation studies of the old andnew selection criteria. Depending on the results of these validationstudies, he recommended eliminating or revising some of the selectionmethods used.
How would Joe determine the base rate of successful employees at the company?
Based on your view of predictive validity, how do youthink Joe would demonstrate that the old and new selection criteria atEastern Financial Company predict job performance after the corporaterestructuring? What steps would Joe need to take to do this?
Based on your view of concurrent validity, when would it beuseful to study the concurrent validity of a measure? Should Joe try todemonstrate concurrent validity?
When restructuring, what does Joe need to keep in mind inorder to avoid charges of discrimination when employees are settledinto new positions?
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Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Explained how to determine the base rate of successful employees.
Explained how old and new selection criteria predict performance.
Detailed steps taken to demonstrate how old and new selection criteria predicted performance.
Justified when concurrent validity should be studied.
Demonstrated understanding of how selection criteria can be used to avoid discriminatory hiring practices.
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