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Running head: Scenario Analysis: Promotions 1 Scenario Analysis: Module 8 Promotions Statistics 510 Brandy Walker February 14, 2016 Dr. C.
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Scenario Analysis: Promotions 2 Abstract For the Scenario Analysis in Module 8, the issue is promotions within the Fire Department. The assistant chief has asked us to evaluate data on local fire fighters that have applied for promotions. Our goal is to analyze the data to make sure the information and data given is not gender bias. This paper will discuss that data presented and answer questions on what information might or might not be missing as well as issues that might surface with the gender bias topic.
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Scenario Analysis: Promotions 3 Promotions For this scenario we will evaluate the data given to us by the assistant chief at the local fire department. A number of fire fighters have applied for a promotion and our job is to analyze the data to verify that not only is it accurate but that the data has nothing to do with the topic of gender bias. Other factors. When we look at the data, you can see that the assistant chief has run a simple 2x2 Chi squared analysis to see what genders have been promoted the most over the years. It is a very basic evaluation. One thought to evaluate in this research is promotional fairness. Antonio L. Garcia-Izquierdo explains why promotional fairness is a topic to consider in his paper, Reactions to the Fairness of Promotion Methods: Procedural justice and job satisfaction , “Fairness in organizations is of particular importance because, rather than being a purely idealistic concept, it actually affects behaviors and results in the workplace, and thus can foster effective functioning of organizations. Moreover, the changing nature of organizations makes
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