Kathy is a manager deciding between two applicants for a position reporting to her. - 5469

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Kathy is a manager deciding between two applicants for a position reporting to her. One applicant for the position is a close personal friend of Kathy’s. Because Kathy is concerned that self serving bias may influence her to incorrectly see her friend as the best candidate, she should

 A. allow someone else to make the decision.

 B. eliminate her bias by not allowing her friend to apply

 C. ignore her bias and be strictly objective

 D. seek input from others before making the decision.

E. any of the above would be an equally valid choice from a critical thinking perspective

 
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Kathy is a manager deciding between two applicants for a position reporting to her. One applicant for the position is a close personal friend of Kathy’s. Because Kathy is concerned that self serving bias may influence her to incorrectly see her frien