Personnel Selection

Adding Value Through People - A Changing Picture
Product Number: EB00666353
Released: Apr 03, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118973561
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

This is a fully updated edition of Personnel Selection, a seminal text on the psychometric approach to personnel selection by a noted expert in the field. -Focuses on cutting-edge topics including the influence of social networking sites, adverse impact, age differences and stereotypes, distribution of work performance, and the problems of selecting new employees using research based on incumbent employees -Questions established beliefs in the field, especially issues that have been characterized as "not a problem," such as differential validity, over-reliance on self-report, and "faking good" -Contains expanded discussion of research and practice in the US and internationally, while maintaining the definitive coverage of UK and European selection approaches -Provides comprehensive yet accessible information for professionals and students, as well as helpful pedagogical tools (technical and statistical boxes, simplified figures and tables, research agenda boxes, key point summaries, and key references)

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Author(s): Mark Cook
Original Publish Date: Feb 19, 2016

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