International Perspectives on the Legal Environment for Selection
Myors, Brett and Lievens, Filip and Schollaert, Eveline and Van Hoye, Greet and Cronshaw , Steven F. and Mladinic, Antonio and Rodríguez, Viviana and Aguinis, Herman and Steiner, Dirk D. and Rolland, Florence and Schuler, Heinz and Frintrup, Andreas and Nikolaou, Ioannis and Tomprou, Maria and Subramony, S. and Raj, Shabu B. and Tzafrir , Shay and Bamberger , Peter and Bertolino, Marilena and Mariani, Marco and Fraccaroli, Franco and Sekiguchi, Tomoki and Onyura, Betty and Yang, Hyuckseung and Anderson, Neil and Evers, Arne and Chernyshenko, Oleksandr and Englert, Paul and Kriek, Hennie J. and Joubert, Tina and Salgado, Jesús F. and König, Cornelius J. and Thommen, Larissa A. and Chuang, Aichia and Sinangil, Handan K. and Bayazıt, Mahmut and Cook, Mark and Shen, Winny and Sackett, Paul R. (2007) International Perspectives on the Legal Environment for Selection. (Accepted/In Press)
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Perspectives from 22 countries on aspects of the legal environment for selection are presented. Issues addressed include a) whether there are racial/ethnic/religious subgroups viewed as “disadvantaged minority”, b) whether research documents mean differences between groups on individual difference measures relevant to job performance, whether there are laws prohibiting discrimination against specific groups , d) what is required to make and refute a claim of discrimination, e) what are the consequences of violation of the laws, f) whether particular selection methods are limited or banned, g) whether preferential treatment of members of minority groups is permitted, and h) whether the practice of Industrial and Organizational psychology has been affected by the legal environment.
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