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Unformatted text preview: e accuracy of perceptions in the employment interview, and behaviourally anchored rating scales can
improve performance appraisals. 95 process that this person’s manager will use to form
judgments about this poor performance. Be sure to
discuss how the manager will use consistency, consensus, and distinctiveness cues.
7. A study of small business failures found that
owners generally cited factors such as economic
depression or strong competition as causes.
However, creditors of these failed businesses were
much more likely to cite ineffective management.
What attribution bias is indicated by these findings? Why do you think the difference in attribution occurs?
8. Discuss the factors that make it difficult for
employment interviewers to form accurate perceptions of interviewees. Explain why a gender or
racial stereotype might be more likely to affect a
hiring decision than a performance appraisal decision.
9. Describe some of the things that an organization
can do to remove the barriers to...
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- Spring '14