Unformatted text preview: somewhat consistent factor that would control pay, in my opinion. When you think about it, it makes sense that a person, whether man or woman, who has skills that are specific and beneficial to a position, that they would get the position and receive higher pay than those who don’t have those skills. I think the differences comes into play because of skills that men or women may be more inclined to achieve or possess. To control these influences, the author used a random, intensive, specific selection technique, which gave her a sample that had entered a small set of organizations with comparable prestige within a single industry during a short period of time. This whole system controlled the variation in market conditions and organizational market technique. Also, her technique allowed her to not have to involve the firm. This ensured that all results were candid and that nothing was left out to make the results seem more fair....
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2011 for the course SOC 320 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UMass (Amherst).
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