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well, some of the company’s most important
businesses are run by female vice-presidents and
general managers, and they continue to rise
through the ranks. Women now represent 31
percent of general managers. The company’s
highest ranking woman, a senior vice-president,
became the first woman on P&G’s executive committee. In addition, the company was singled out
by a women’s advocacy group as one of the best
companies for promoting women. The high
turnover rate of women has also dropped and is
now on par with that of men, and internal P&G
surveys show women’s job satisfaction is up 25
Source: Excerpted from Parker-Pope, T. (1998, September 9).
Inside P&G, a pitch to keep women employees. The Wall Street
Journal, p. B1, B6. Another perceptual error that is frequently committed by performance raters is
called the halo effect.69 The halo effect occurs when the observer allows the rating
of an individual on one trait or characteristic to colour the ratings on other traits or
characteristics. For example,...
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