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The first volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology introduces key concepts in personnel and employee performance from cognitive ability and the psychological predictors used in assessments to employee and team values. The editor and contributors present a clear overview of key research in the areas of behaviour change and how to assess individual job performance - making Volume I indispensable for anyone working in or studying Human Resource Management.

Non-Test Methods and Techniques Used in Employee Selection1
Non-Test Methods and Techniques Used in Employee Selection
Chockalingam ViswesvaranDeniz S. Ones
Background

Employee selection is a central function in IWO psychology and constitutes a principal area in the study of work behavior (Farr & Tippins, 2017; Guion, 1998; Viswesvaran & Ones, 2010). The goal is to use evidence-based approaches to identify the individuals who would best make up the workforce in an organization. For effective job performance that contributes to organizational functioning, employees are expected to have the requisite knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. ‘People make the place’ (Schneider, 1987) and as such, effective personnel selection is critical to the functioning of any organization. Selecting the right people for the right jobs constitutes a source of competitive advantage ...

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