Examination of Structured Interview Ratings Across Time: The Effects of Applicant Race, Rater Race, and Panel Composition

@article{McFarland2004ExaminationOS,
  title={Examination of Structured Interview Ratings Across Time: The Effects of Applicant Race, Rater Race, and Panel Composition},
  author={L. McFarland and A. Ryan and J. Sacco and S. D. Kriska},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  year={2004},
  volume={30},
  pages={435 - 452}
}
This study examined the relationship between race and interview ratings in a structured selection panel interview. Data from 1,334 police officer applicants who were interviewed by three-person panels were examined to explore how applicant race, rater race, and panel racial composition related to interview ratings and change from initial to final ratings. Results revealed the largest effect was for panel racial composition, such that predominately White panels provided significantly more… Expand

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