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RECENCY ERROR Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

A Flaw or Inaccuracy in performance appraisal or job interview, caused by the evaluator or the interviewer’s dependence on the most recent occurrences of the employee or the applicant’s behavior.


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