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Personnel Selection and Assessment: Individual and Organizational Perspectives [NOOK Book]

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The impetus for this volume came from the editors' belief that most current research and thinking about personnel selection and assessment in organizations considered only the perspective of the employer. The job applicant seeking to join the organization or the employee being considered for promotion or reassignment was typically given little attention from the designers of employment or assessment systems.

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Personnel Selection and Assessment: Individual and Organizational Perspectives

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Overview

The impetus for this volume came from the editors' belief that most current research and thinking about personnel selection and assessment in organizations considered only the perspective of the employer. The job applicant seeking to join the organization or the employee being considered for promotion or reassignment was typically given little attention from the designers of employment or assessment systems.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781134767410
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/7/2013
  • Series: Applied Psychology Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 392
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
List of Contributors
1 The Individual and Organizational Sides of Personnel Selection and Assessment 1
2 Social Validity of Selection Situations: A Concept and Some Empirical Results 11
3 When Recruitment Fails to Attract: Individual Expectations Meet Organizational Realities in Recruitment 27
4 Perceived Practicality of Unstructured, Patterned, and Situational Interviews 41
5 Effect of Selection Practices on Applicants' Perceptions of Organizational Characteristics 57
6 Job Analysis and Job Evaluation: The Respondent's Perspective 75
7 Personnel Selection, Questionnaires, and Motivational Distortion: An Intelligent Attitude of Adaptation 91
8 Effects of Assessment Center Participation on Self-Esteem and on Evaluation of the Selection Situation 109
9 Newcomer Orientation Programs That Facilitate Organizational Entry 125
10 Attitudes About Performance Appraisal 141
11 Informal Performance Feedback: Seeking and Giving 163
12 Employment Testing and Public Policy: The Case of the General Aptitude Test Battery 183
13 Fairness in Selection and Assessment: A European Perspective 205
14 The Team Perspective in Selection and Assessment 221
15 Performance-Appraisal Accuracy: An Illusive or Sometimes Misguided Goal? 235
16 The Prediction Paradigm 253
17 Emerging Trends in Computer-Assisted Assessment 267
18 Complex Problem Solving as a Diagnostic Tool 289
19 Predictive Validity of Cognitive and Noncognitive Variables With Respect to Choice of Occupation and Job Success 303
20 Group Composition, Gender, and Race Effects on Assessment Center Ratings 315
21 Individual and Organizational Perspectives on Personnel Procedures: Conclusions and Horizons for Future Research 333
Author Index 353
Subject Index 363
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