Do You Hire Workers?
Do you make hiring decisions for your company? If so, you are invited to participate in a survey taking no more than 10 minutes of your time.
In order to participate, individuals must be a hiring manager, even if they work in compensation and benefits, working in the United States, for a small to medium size organization that consists of 50 to 999 employees.
INFORMED CONSENT FORM
Study Title: A Quantitative Explanatory Study Of Relationships Using Theory Of Planned Behavior – Intent To Hire Individuals With Disabilities Among U.S. Managers
Researcher: Tracy Wooten
Email Address and Telephone Number: firstname.lastname@example.org 334-424-2111
Research Supervisor: Greg Gull
Email Address: Gregory.email@example.com
Greetings. You are invited to be part of a research study. The researcher is a doctoral learner at Capella University in the School of Business and Technology. The information in this form is provided to help you decide if you want to participate in this survey that will take approximately 20 minutes. This form describes what you will do during the study along with the risks and benefits of the study.
If you have any questions or do not understand something in this form, you should ask the researcher. Do not participate in the study unless the researcher has answered your questions and you decide that you want to be part of this study. If you make the decision to participate, I would like to take this moment and thank you for making the time in your busy lives to take this survey.
WHAT IS THIS STUDY ABOUT?
The researcher wants to find out what people, hiring managers, think about employer attitudes towards persons with disabilities.
The researcher is investigating the extent to which the attitude regarding people with disabilities influences a hiring manager's decision to hire people with disabilities.
How many People WILL BE IN THIS STUDY?
About 80 participants will be in this study.
Why am i being asked to be in the study?
You are invited to be in the study because you are:
- a hiring manager, even if you work in compensation and benefits
- working for an organization size that is small to medium consisting of 50 to 999 employees
All participants will be age 18 or older.
If you do not meet the description above, you are not able to be in the study.
Who is paying for this study?
The researcher is not receiving funds to conduct this study.
WILL IT COST ANYTHING TO BE IN THIS STUDY?
You do not have to pay to be in the study.
How long will I be in the study?
If you decide to be in this study, your participation will last about 20 minutes.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN DURING THIS STUDY?
If you decide to be in this study and if you sign this form, you will do the following things:
- give personal information about yourself, such as employment type .
- complete a survey regarding the hiring managers’ intent to hire of a person with a disability.
On a practical level, this study increases the understanding of intent to hire of persons with disabilities among hiring managers in small to medium size organizations within the United States. The findings of this study should offer an explanatory perception of the variables and relation to intention to hire.
WILL BEING IN THIS STUDY HELP ME?
Being in this study will not help you. Information from this study might help researchers help others in the future.
ARE THERE RISKS TO ME IF I AM IN THIS STUDY?
No study is completely risk-free. However, we don’t anticipate that you will be harmed or distressed during this study. You may stop being in the study at any time if you become uncomfortable. You should be aware, however, that there is a small possibility that responses could be viewed by unauthorized parties (e.g. computer hackers because your responses are being entered and stored on a web server)
WILL I GET PAID?
You will not receive anything for being in the study.
DO I HAVE TO BE IN THIS STUDY?
Your participation in this study is voluntary. You can decide not to be in the study and you can change your mind about being in the study at any time. There will be no penalty to you. If you want to stop being in the study, tell the researcher.
WHO WILL USE AND SHARE INFORMATION ABOUT MY BEING IN THIS STUDY?
Any information you provide in this study that could identify you such as your name, age, or other personal information will be kept confidential. Confidentiality of the participants is protected at great lengths following strict measures by FindParticipants and by the researcher; however, confidentiality is not guaranteed. Saving of data during electronic transmission has a slight risk of a security breach; however, this is not likely to occur. In any written reports or publications, no one will be able to identify you.
The researcher will keep the information on a flash drive in the office and only the researcher, researcher’s supervisor, and dissertation committee will have access to the study data. Additionally, Capella University’s IRB, the Research Compliance Committee (RCC), or its designees may review your research records.
Even if you leave the study early, the researcher may still be able to use your data providing all the questions were answered and the participant met the criteria to participate in the study.
WHO CAN I TALK TO ABOUT THIS STUDY?
You can ask questions about the study at any time. You can call the researcher at any time if you have any concerns or complaints. You should call the researcher at the phone number listed on page 1 of this form if you have questions about the study procedures, study costs (if any), study payment (if any), or if you get hurt or sick during the study.
Capella University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB) has been established to protect the rights and welfare of human research participants. Please contact us at 1-888-227-3552, extension 6313, for any of the following reasons:
- You have questions about your rights as a research participant.
- You wish to discuss problems or concerns.
- You have suggestions to improve the participant experience.
- You do not feel comfortable talking with the researcher.
You may contact the IRB without giving us your name. We may need to reveal information you provide in order to follow up if you report a problem or concern.
DO YOU WANT TO BE IN THIS STUDY?
By clicking the link below you agree to the following statement:
I have read this form, and I have been able to ask questions about this study. I voluntarily agree to be in this study. I agree to allow the use and sharing of my study-related records as described above.
I have not given up any of my legal rights as a research participant. I will print a copy of this consent information for my records.
CLICK ‘I AGREE’ TO CONTINUE TO THE SURVEY
OR ‘I DISAGREE’ TO EXIT---