Hiring Consultants

Published 25 Jun 2018
Reference 5907
Summary

This exercise can be used to illustrate challenges in implementing evidence-based hiring practices. Should screening procedures that are self-evidently valid be subjected to empirical scrutiny? What obstacles exist to challenging longstanding procedures? What is the cost of experimenting? What is the (opportunity) cost of not experimenting?

Teaching objectives

Illustrate the challenges of testing ideas that seem self-evident.

Keywords
  • Evidence-based
  • Experimentation
  • Consulting
  • Q41718