Handbook of Employee Selection

Handbook of Employee Selection

by James L. Farr

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The Handbook of Employee Selection summarizes the state of science and practice in the field of employee selection.See more details below


The Handbook of Employee Selection summarizes the state of science and practice in the field of employee selection.

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"SIOP emphasizes the scientist-practitioner model. Who exemplifies this model more in the field of selection than Drs Farr and Tippins? The new Alliance of Organizational Psychology includes EAWOP, Division 1 of IAAP, and SIOP members . This book includes the perspectives of authors with a global view of selection. There is simply no more authoritative text on the planet than this one for members of the Alliance." - Gary Latham, Secretary of State Professor of Organizational Psychology, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, and Past President of the Canadian Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology

"Farr and Tippins have assembled an impressive line-up of leading scholars in the field to present a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of employee selection. Broad in scope and rich in content, the Handbook of Employee Selection offers an evidence-based perspective on the design, implementation, and evaluation of selection systems in organizational contexts. The handbook also offers an in-depth treatment of criterion development, important legal and ethical issues in employee selection, and an in-depth discussion of the unique selection associated with various organizational contexts, including the military, blue collar occupations, and multinational corporations. This book is a must-read for practitioners and academics alike, and is positioned to have a major impact on the field of employee selection." - Lillian T. Eby, Professor of Psychology, Associate Editor, Personnel Psychology, University of Georgia, USA

"James L. Farr and Nancy T. Tippins have produced a ‘must have’ Handbook on employee selection for anybody engaged in the selection and recruitment of talent at work, and for all students and academics in HR and personnel/occupational psychology. It contains most of the international leading lights in the field. It not only includes the state of the art research in this arena, but also how this can be translated into effective practice. A book shelf in HR is not complete without this volume." - Cary L. Cooper, CBE, distinguished professor of organizational psychology and health at Lancaster University Management School, UK

"Farr and Tippins’ Handbook of Employee Selection is an impressive compilation of chapters written by leaders in the field covering a) psychometric issues b)design, implementation, and evaluation issues, and c) historical and legal contexts relating to selection of employees in organizations. Chapters are, at the same time, sophisticated and readable. They summarize the state of the science and practice to date, and provide signposts to the future of employee selection. Many of the handbook’s chapters will be citation classics well into the 21st century. It’s on my bookshelf and should be on yours too!" - Charles E. Lance, Associate Editor, Organizational Research Methods, University of Georgia, USA

"Farr and Tippins have assembled the definitive who’s who in employee selection." -Milton D. Hakel, Bowling Green State University, USA

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