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A series of three laboratory experiments examined effects of affirmative action (AA) employment policies, decision set (in terms of accepting or rejecting applicants), and selection ratio (ratio of applicants to available positions) on amount, duration, content, and sequence of information...
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The study had three objectives: (a) to determine the causes of turnover among particular career service employees in the Departments of Corrections (DC), Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV), Health and Rehabilitative Services (DHRS), and Agriculture and Consumer Services (DA & CS); (b) to...
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Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 58-04, Section: B, page: 2164.
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This dissertation addresses the problem of informational and legal restrictions on employment screening processes such as educational requirements and standardized testing. For the past two decades, the legal system in the U.S. has struggled with this issue and has labeled certain information or...
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The proportion of a unit of government's budget devoted to labor costs determines whether cost reductions at the metropolitan level are achieved through fragmentation or consolidation. Consolidating capital intense functions at higher levels of government is the optimal cost-reducing strategy....
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This study purports to compare employment adjustment process in steel industry between the U.S. and Japan in the period 1974-1988. In response to production decline after the Oil Shock of 1973, Japanese steel companies reduced working hours, but not employment. In the 1980s, however, they...
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This thesis is comprised of three chapters. The first investigates the implications of industrial clustering for labor mobility and earnings dynamics. Motivated by a theoretical model in which geographically clustered firms compete for workers, I exploit establishment-level variation in...
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The common view in the organizations literature is that, in the new economy, traditional worker hierarchies have now been replaced by flat, team-based arrangements. However, there have been few empirical studies that have tested this phenomenon. This paper seeks to fill this gap in the...
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A significant portion of sociology has always taken as its central focus the underlying relationship between economy …
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