Hiring Practices

Individual Case Study: Hiring Practices


  • Select one of these two cases for your individual case study:
    • Nkomo 38. Case: A Solution for Adverse Impact (p. 118)
    • Nkomo 40. Exercise: Evaluating the Recruiting Function (p. 123)
  • Review the Learning Resources that provide information on how to complete the calculations relevant to your chosen case.
    • For Nkomo 38. Case, this includes information on adverse impact in the textbook and optional study notes.
    • For Nkomo 40. Exercise, this includes information on how to calculate selection and acceptance rates on pp. 211–212 of your Mathis text.
  • Locate at least one external resource from a Library or the Internet to help with analysis of your chosen case.
  • Review the Job analysis homepage.

    Submit by Sunday 7-31-16 a paper (500–700 words) that includes the following:


  • Calculations relevant to your case study:
    • For Nkomo 38 Case; this includes adverse impact
    • For Nkomo 40 Exercise; this includes selection and acceptance rates for the position (you do not need to calculate the other yield rates on page 211 of the Mathis text)
  • Answers to the questions associated with your case that meet the following requirements:
    • Double-spaced paragraphs
    • The question used as the header for each answer
    • APA style format
    • Support from external sources with correct APA citations
    • An APA reference list
  • Two job-related interview questions based on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other characteristics (KSAOs) associated with your case and an explanation of how the questions relate to the KSAOs