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    Consider a situation in which we might rationalize or justify our behavior, letting go unmarried employees before married employees in a job redundancy scheme, and offer a rationalization for this action. Then consider and describe a justification for the letting go employees on the basis of job seniority. How, in terms of applying critical thinking procedures, are these two decisions different (or are they?)

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    While the first one is probably illegal, the rationalization for letting unmarried employees go before married employees go has to do with job performance. Unmarried employees are thought to be more likely to fraternize with their co-workers and focus ...

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    The expert examines rationalization of our actions. Two different decisions are described.