707, 719 (1993) ("[I]n many communities across the country, the percentage of minority veniremembers, trial and grand jurors, and grand jury forepersons
is significantly lower than the percentage of minority adults living in the communities from which they are drawn.").
As might be expected, forepersons
were more likely than other jurors to call for a vote, on average initiating five times as many calls to vote as nonforepersons.
Data from laboratory and field studies suggest also that social influence is affected by the race and gender of the jurors, especially of the forepersons
. The study of the 179 Indiana juries revealed that juries convicted more frequently when the foreperson
voted to convict, especially when the foreperson
was white and male.
on the identity of the juries' respective forepersons
The combined effect of these racial beliefs produces a glass ceiling." (247) Stereotyping of this nature is evident in a recent case involving the exclusion of Asian Americans as grand jury forepersons
. (248) In Chin v.
usually work their way up from the shop floor to management.
* hold operations and maintenance supervisors, forepersons
, and managers accountable for security issues under their control
It also supplies construction forepersons
, trades people, handback engineers and protection masters/controllers throughout the UK.
In the personnel arena, we strive to promote from within for key positions--especially for superintendents, quality control, forepersons
and safety positions, and try to keep turnover low at all levels.
Last, consider the policy objections that were raised by the two forepersons
whom Crocker describes.
For their job descriptions, operational managers and forepersons
should be given a clear set of expectations and, at the same time, should educate themselves.