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Unformatted text preview: ons. This form of interview probably reduces information overload and
ensures that applicants can be more easily compared, since they have all responded
to an identical sequence of questions.68 Person Perception and Performance Appraisal
Once a person is hired, however imperfectly, further perceptual tasks confront organization members. Specifically, the organization will want some index of the
person’s job performance for decisions regarding pay raises, promotions, transfers,
and training needs. Objective and Subjective Measures
It is possible to find objective measures of performance for certain aspects of some
jobs. These are measures that do not involve a substantial degree of human judgment. The number of publications that a professor has in top journals is a good Chapter 3 Perception, Attribution, and Judgment of Others 91 Exhibit 3.8
Two examples of contrast
effects. Excellent Rating Poor
2 3 4 4 Actual 1 Perceived 1 2 3 4 4 Actual Perceived Applicant Order example. In general, though, as we move up the organization...
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