Reference Chapter 7 Cameron University Online Mar

Reference Chapter 7 Cameron University Online Mar

Reference Chapter 7 Cameron University Online Mar

You are vice president of a medium-sized corporation that believes strongly in promoting from within. You have two jobs to fill:

  • General manager, Midwestern Division.
  • Project manager, Online marketing

On your desk are four resumes:

Peter Evans, 49. Evans, a white male, has been with the company for 18 years. He has been in charge of the information technology department for the past 10 years. His employees praise him for his easygoing management style and computer skills. He is married with three children.

Anylla Padova, 35. Padova, a white female, has been with the company for 10 years. She started working in the shipping department, spent 4 years in sales, and for the past 3 years has been the manager of the company’s Mexico City office. She is fluent in Spanish and French.

Jacques Davidson, 29. Davidson, an African American male, has worked for the company for 3 years as supervisor in the production department. Production efficiency in his work crew is the highest in the company. Prior to joining the company, Davidson worked at a petrochemical refinery as supervisor.

Jocinta Fernandez, 23. Fernandez, a Hispanic American female, recently received an MBA from the state university. Her undergraduate degree is in marketing. She has worked for the company as an intern while attending school.

As a group, please use the attached job descriptions and information provided above to answer the following questions:

  1. Analyze each job. What types of skills do you think each position would require? (Note: some of these skills were learned in prior chapters. You may need to reference chapter 7 in addition to chapter 11).
  2. What do you think of the company’s policy of promoting from within? Should you consider outside applicants for either of these positions? Why or why not?
  3. Which of the four applicants would you hire for each position? Why?
  4. Which employee characteristics should not be considered?

This assignment should be double-spaced, 12-point font and a two pages.