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By James L. Farr, Nancy T. Tippins

The guide of worker Selection summarizes the kingdom of technology and perform within the box of worker choice. Chapters during this ebook conceal concerns linked to size comparable to validity and reliability in addition to functional issues round the improvement of applicable choice tactics and implementation of choice courses. a number of chapters talk about the size of varied constructs widespread as predictors, and different chapters confront criterion measures which are utilized in try validation. moral and criminal matters are handled in one other set of chapters and spotlight the worries of the company in addition to the attempt taker and the psychologist liable for the checking out software. ultimate sections of the e-book comprise chapters that target checking out for particular types of jobs (e.g., blue collar jobs, supervisory jobs) and describe very important milestones within the improvement of choice programs.

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These chapters address various tradeoffs (or balancing of multiple goals) that must be considered when making decisions about the development of an employee selection system and its operational use once developed. In addition to the validity-adverse impact tradeoff noted above in Part 3, decisions regarding development and operation of selection systems in an organization must include considerations of required time and budget resources and the number of organizational incumbents needed for various purposes.

Sackett) • Part 7: Employee Selection in Specific Organizational Contexts (section coeditors: Rick Jacobs and Ann Howard) • Part 8: Milestones in Employee Selection (section coeditors: Walter C. Borman and Benjamin Schneider) The remainder of this chapter presents brief summaries of the eight major parts of the handbook. We do not attempt to address the specifics of each chapter in any detail. Rather, we synthesize the important issues discussed in the part’s chapters. Some chapters are necessarily discussed more than others, but that does not reflect our evaluative judgments concerning the chapters.

In L. L. ), Historical perspectives in industrial and organizational psychology (pp. 193–218). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Part 1 Foundations of Psychological Measurement and Evaluation Applied to Employee Selection John P. Campbell and Frank J. Landy, Section Editors This page intentionally left blank 2 Reliability and Validity Dan J. Putka and Paul R. Sackett Reliability and validity are concepts that provide the scientific foundation upon which we construct and evaluate predictor and criterion measures of interest in personnel selection.

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