Your firm is appointing new marketing manager and you and one of the other senior managers has been interviewing candidates. A candidate just finished interview process and you felt that she had abilities and background required for position. After expressing this to other manager he replied that this person would not be good fit and that you must continue to search for another person.
Candidate in problem had following skills, background and characteristics:
Masters Degree in Marketing
Worked for competitor for the past 20 years
Based on review of these circumstances, reply each of the given problems:
Recognize the possible heuristics and/or biases which may have influenced co-worker's opinion.
Are there moral or legal implications from making appointing decision based on his opinion?
What would your reply be to your co-worker?