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Adaptive Performance and Trainability as Criteria in Selection Research  

Elaine D. Pulakos, Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, and Johnathan K. Nelson

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
In this chapter, we examine issues relevant to incorporating trainability and adaptive performance into selection research. We adopt the definition of adaptive performance suggested by ... More

Applicant Reactions to Testing and Selection  

Stephen W. Gilliland and Dirk D. Steiner

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Applicant reactions to selection and assessment have developed into a theoretically grounded and productive body of research over the past 20 years. Organizational justice theories provide ... More

The Assessment of Physical Capabilities in the Workplace  

Todd A. Baker and Deborah L. Gebhardt

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
The world of work has many arduous jobs that require the worker to possess greater levels of physical ability than found in the normal population. This chapter provides an overview of the ... More

Assessment of Voluntary Turnover in Organizations: Answering the Questions of Why, Who, and How Much  

Sang Eun Woo and Carl P. Maertz

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter reviews recent research related to the assessment of three questions: why people quit, who is more or less likely to quit, and how much do instances of quitting cost the ... More

Background Data: Use of Experiential Knowledge in Personnel Selection  

Michael D. Mumford, Jamie D. Barrett, and Kimberly S. Hester

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Background data, or biodata, measures are widely applied in personnel selection. In the present effort, it is argued that background data measures reflect the recall of differential ... More

A Climate for Engagement: Some Theory, Models, Measures, Research, and Practical Applications  

Simon L. Albrecht

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Jun 2014
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Aug 2014
This chapter addresses the issue of the creation and maintenance of a climate for employee engagement in organizations. Employee engagement has been receiving increased attention in the ... More

Cognitive Abilities  

Deniz S. Ones, Stephan Dilchert, and Chockalingam Viswesvaran

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter describes measures of cognitive ability (general mental ability and specific abilities) and examines their usefulness for personnel selection. An overview of definitional and ... More

The Concept of Validity and the Process of Validation  

Paul R. Sackett, Dan J. Putka, and Rodney A. McCloy

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
In this chapter we first set the stage by focusing on the concept of validity, documenting key changes over time in how the term is used and examining the specific ways in which the ... More

Contingent Workers: Who Are They and How Can We Select Them for Success?  

Talya N. Bauer, Donald M. Truxillo, Layla R. Mansfield, and Berrin Erdogan

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
The contingent workforce has become an integral part of the workplace, yet literature on the selection of the temporary or contingent workforce is relatively limited. This chapter ... More

Employee Recruitment: Current Knowledge and Suggestions for Future Research  

James A. Breaugh

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Because the way an organization recruits can influence the type of employees it hires, how they perform, and their retention rate, the topic of employee recruitment has attracted ... More

Employee Value: Combining Utility Analysis with Strategic Human Resource Management Research to Yield Strong Theory  

Michael C. Sturman

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
The idea that an organization's employees have value has been both an implicit or explicit component of human resource management research throughout its history. Some attempts have been ... More

Implementation Issues in Employee Selection Testing  

Nancy T. Tippins

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Careful implementation of a test or assessment procedure that is used for selection is critical to its success and sustainability. Poor implementation can threaten the validity of a ... More

Individual Differences  

Kevin R. Murphy

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Individual differences in cognitive and physical abilities, personality, interests, and core self-concepts are all relevant for understanding behavior in organizations. Cognitive abilities ... More

Individual Psychological Assessment  

S. Morton McPhail and P. Richard Jeanneret

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
We concentrate on six major themes that organize both the scientific and practical knowledge regarding individual psychological assessment. After providing a definition and associated ... More

Job Analysis for Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics, Predictor Measures, and Performance Outcomes  

Michael T. Brannick, Adrienne Cadle, and Edward L. Levine

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
Job analysis is the process of discovering the nature of a job. It typically results in an understanding of the work content, such as tasks and duties, understanding what people need to ... More

Legal Constraints on Personnel Selection Decisions  

Arthur Gutman

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter examines critical Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) case law precedents relating to personnel selection, with an emphasis on hiring, promotion, and termination. Several major ... More

The Life Cycle of Successful Selection Programs  

Jerard Kehoe, Steven Brown, and Calvin C. Hoffman

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
This chapter describes strategies and mechanisms for managing selection programs that will enable the programs to successfully adapt to changing conditions. The types of changes and their ... More

Meta-Analysis as a Validity Summary Tool  

George C. Banks and Michael A. McDaniel

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
The chapter discusses the role of meta-analysis in enhancing the understanding of employment test validity. We discuss the state of validity knowledge prior to the introduction of ... More

A Multilevel Perspective for Retirement Research  

Maximiliane E. Szinovacz

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Oct 2012
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Nov 2012
The aim of this chapter is to show the complexity of retirement processes through a multilevel, contextual approach. First, a conceptual framework for studying retirement as a multilevel ... More

Multilevel Selection and the Paradox of Sustained Competitive Advantage  

Robert E. Ployhart

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Mar 2012
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Nov 2012
The paradox of sustained competitive advantage suggests that individual knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics may be related to individual job performance, but fail to ... More

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