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Hafsa Maryam and Sania Aiman
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Sania Aiman: American International University-Bangladesh

Journal of Applied Management and Investments, 2013, vol. 2, issue 1, 49-57

Abstract: This paper understands the impact and importance of attractiveness of candidates on the employability conditions and recruitment decisions. It discusses the current sce-nario being used in the organizations of Bangladesh. This research is focused on the employees of different private banks of Bangladesh and a semi structured question-naire is developed so that questions such as perception and value of facial attractive-ness in corporate sector, evidence of biasness observed on the basis of beauty and one’s looks, etc., can be answered. A total of 338 filled up questionnaires were used to compile this study. It describes the effect of a culture in giving importance to attrac-tiveness while making important selection and other related decisions.

Keywords: beauty; physical attractiveness; employability; culture; recruitment decisions; bias (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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