This work covers recent research on selection methods, starting with an analysis of how workers differ in productivity and finishing with estimates of savings achievable by good selection. All major selection methods are reviewed, as well as developments in North America.
Personnel Selection and Productivity covers the latest research on selection methods, starting with an analysis of how workers differ in productivity, and ending with estimates of savings achievable by good selection. All the major selection methods are reviewed and technical issues of validity and criteria are fully covered, as is the role of the law in selection. The author, both an academic and a practising occupational psychologist, has covered all the latest developments in North American selection research and practice, and relates these to the British experience. He presents a completely new perspective on the topic of selection that is much more constructive than previous accounts. The author, both an academic and a practicing occupational psychologist, has covered developments in North American selection research and practice, and relates these to British experience. Finally, the author discusses the latest developments in the field - utility analysis, validity generalization, differential validity and rational estimates. This work should be of interest to occupational psychologists, personnel managers and consultants.
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The Value of Good Employees; The Classic Trio and Its Rivals; Job Description and Job Analysis; The Interview; References and Ratings; Weighted Application Blanks and Biodata; Tests of Cognitive Ability; Personality Tests; Assessment Centers; Miscellaneous Methods; Validity and Criteria of Productivity; Minorities, Fairness'', and the Law; The Value of Good of Selection; References; Index.
Personnel Selection and Productivity by Mark Cook
Psychology and Productivity at Work Series
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