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First test notes - correlated with any of the 5 protected...

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Types of law o Federal law o State law o City/ county law o Statutory law (passed by legislative body) o Administrative law (signed by an executive or issed by an agency) o Common law (the body of law generated through court decisions) Basics of Measurement o Reliability The amount of error in a test o Construct validity Does the test measure what it is suppose to measure o Predictive validity Does the test predict what it is suppose to predict o Content validity Does the test or measurement system include all relevant and important factors Civil rights act of 1964 o 15 or more employees to fall under the rules of civil rights act o Also must be involved in interstate commerce Five protected classes (groups) o Race, color, religion, gender, and or national origin Types of discrimination o Disparate treatment discrimination Basing any employment decision on race, color, religion, gender, and/or national origin o Disparate (adverse) impact discrimination Basing any employment decision on a non prohibited classification that is
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Unformatted text preview: correlated with any of the 5 protected variables; and is not job related o Adverse impace Absence of discriminatory intent (saying you dont have a problem with hiring women you just want applicants to be 510: 180 lbs BFOQ o Bona fide occupational qualification You can hire someone based on the religion, sex, or national origin in certain instances where religion sex or national origin is reasonably necessary o Elements of BFOQ defense The essence of the business All or substantially all members of the group The risk to third parties Module 2 Taylors scientific management o sought efficiency in job performance Webers bureaucratic organization o is supposed to be efficient and fair Fayols administrative principles o describe managerial duties and practices Module 3 (didnt take notes) S,E Pancakes O L Strawberrys F U Roses ( 6 Roses, 1 Long Stem White Rose)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course BUS 301 taught by Professor O'byrne during the Spring '11 term at San Diego State.

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