Preferential hiring and the question of competence

Journal of Business Ethics 10 (2):161 - 163 (1991)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

It is widely believed that preferential hiring practices inevitably result in hiring less qualified candidates for jobs. Indeed, this follows analytically from some definitions of preferential hiring (e.g. George Sher's). This paper describes several preferential hiring strategies that do not have this consequence. Sher's definition is thus shown to be inadequate and an alternative definition is proposed.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 92,038

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Preferential hiring.Judith Jarvis Thomson - 1973 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 2 (4):364-384.
Justice and Preferential Hiring.Jules L. Coleman - 1973 - Journal of Critical Analysis 5 (1):27-30.
Preferential Hiring and Compensation.Robert K. Fullinwider - 1975 - Social Theory and Practice 3 (3):307-320.
Preferential hiring and just war theory.Parker English - 1994 - Journal of Social Philosophy 25 (2):119-138.
Preferential hiring: A reply to Judith Jarvis Thomson.Robert Simon - 1974 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 3 (3):312-320.
Justice in preferential hiring.M. S. Singer & A. E. Singer - 1991 - Journal of Business Ethics 10 (10):797 - 803.
The morality of preferential hiring.Bernard R. Boxill - 1978 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 7 (3):246-268.

Analytics

Added to PP
2009-01-28

Downloads
99 (#175,512)

6 months
12 (#214,382)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references