Keith Rollag (2007) noticed that coworkers evaluate and treat "new"employees differently from other staff members. He was interested in how long anew employee is considered "new" in an organization. He surveyed fourorganizations ranging in size from 34 to 89 employees. He found that the "new"employee status was mostly reserved for the 30% of employees in the organization4.with the lowest tenure. (a) In this study, what was the real range of employees hired by each organizationsurveyed? (b) What was the cumulative percent of "new" employees with the lowest tenure?

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