Unformatted text preview: would be, they could be facing some serious legal issues. First, the number of male employees versus female employees isn’t equal. This could be considered a violation of the civil rights act. If going by majority using this data, the ideal candidate for employment would be a man between the ages of 50 – 65. If this survey was used as a tool in hiring new employees, age and sexual discrimination could be used against the company. References: Bluman, A. G. (2010). Elementary Statistics A Brief Version, 5th Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. Thirtle, M. (2010, March 1). Week 4 Chat. AIU Live Chat . Hoffman Estates, IL, USA: American InterContinental University. What potential legal and ethical issues could arise if the information gained in this survey was used to create an ideal profile of characteristics that the company looked for when hiring employees?...
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