Nepotism and Colleagues
You are being asked to address the issue of nepotism. Nepotism refers to the practicing of showing favoritism in hiring practices, by choosing family members or close friends over more qualified candidates. The practice also includes showing favoritism with close friends or family members who are already employed with the agency. In a 1-2 page paper include the following:
What are your agency's policies about hiring friends and family members?
Can a supervisor become romantically involved with a worker?
Can a supervisor socialize with subordinates outside of the work environment?
What are examples of favoritism?.