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Unformatted text preview: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the FBI using a multiple hurdles approach to select special agents? A multiple hurdles approach is a scoring approach whereby candidates must receive a passing score on an assessment before being allowed to continue on in the selection process. (pg. 296) A few advantages is that they meet specific gates while bringing diversified skill sets and backgrounds to the bureau and can find those that are meant to be a part of the team. The disadvantages are that not all have uniform abilities across the bureau, some are better at things, and some are worse at things. Reference Phillips, J. M. & Gully, S. M. (2011). Strategic Staffing (2 nd Ed.). Boston, MA, Publisher: Pearson/Prentice Hall...
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