Research shows that drivers talking of the phone while driving, even with the use of a hands-free headset, are four times more likely to crash than non-chatters. Yet, many companies design jobs that encourage multi-tasking on the road. In addition to the safety hazards, what are some other drawbacks of multi-tasking while driving? What are the implications of those drawbacks for HR as it designs jobs?

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Unit III Discussion Board Question

In terms of applicants applying for a job, how well do you think credit checks meet the effectiveness criteria of (a) reliability; (b) validity; (c) ability to generalize results; (d) high utility; and (e) legality? (Select any one and discuss your opinions with your classmates).

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