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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.

Judgment and Decision Making in Staffing Research and Practice
Judgment and Decision Making in Staffing Research and Practice
Nathan R. Kuncel
Introduction

For the past century, the science of personnel selection has largely focused on measuring the correlation between predictor measures and measures of job performance. Obtaining a non-zero correlation is generally taken as evidence that the predictor is useful to organizations. Primary studies, meta-analyses, and summaries of meta-analysis report correlation estimates. More elaborate studies discuss incremental predictive validity based on regression analyses and present information across multiple measures of job performance. This literature has led to the development and vetting of many different variables and led to major advances in measurement of intended constructs (e.g., Sackett, Lievens, Van Iddekinge, & Kuncel, 2017). However, the field is ...

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