ERIC Number: EJ651325
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Offering a Job: Meritocracy and Social Networks.
Petersen, Trond; Saporta, Ishak; Seidel, Marc-David L.
American Journal of Sociology, v106 n3 p763-816 Nov 2000
Focuses on the impact of sex, race, and social networks in the hiring processes of a midsize, high-technology organization using information about applicants (n=35,229) from 1985-94. Reports that for gender, age and education account for all sex differences; for ethnic minorities, the hiring process is partly reliant on social networks. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A