Case 38 - Student Name Bruce Thompson Case Study Number from Textbook 38 Student overview of case study This case describes a federal government agencys

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Student Name:Bruce ThompsonCase Study Number from Textbook:38Student overview of case study: This case describes a federal government agency’s analysis of its staffing practices after receiving feedback to suggest its procedures were discriminatory. Bob Santos, a personnel specialist for the agency, took the initiative of reevaluating staffing procedures to ensure they were complaint with Uniform Guidelines that governed how organizations evaluate selection rates. After analyzing demographics used for test and interview data, a meeting involving key personnel was arranged to determine the validity of a job analysis. The meeting required the assistance of Ron Burden, the agency’s personnel psychologist, to decide on a specific job analysis technique. After considering option, the critical-incident technique was used to collect reports of behaviors that is critical to distinguish between successful and unsuccessful performance. After essential information was collected, Burden and Santos generated a major list of job duties. The list was sent to key personnel to determine specific knowledge, skills abilities, required to perform this updated tasks. The major issues include: staffing and selection strategies, job design and analysis. Student analysis of the case study: The major issue facing the agency is determining whether its practices have an adverse impact resulting in a discriminatory effect on specific groups. Santos put his training to use by attempting to immediately evaluate the
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