The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Assessment and Selection

Paperback | January 14, 2014

EditorNeal Schmitt

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Employee selection has long stood at the practical forefront of industrial/organizational psychology. Today's social, business, and economic climates require ongoing adaptations by those who select organizations' personnel, and research on the topic helps gauge the impact of these adaptationsand their implications for human performance and potential. The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Assessment and Selection codifies the wealth of new research surrounding employee selection (web-based assessments, social networking, globalization of organizations), situating them alongside more traditional practices to establish the best and most relevantresearch for both professionals and academics. Comprising chapters from authors in both the private sector and academia, this volume is organized into seven parts: (1) historical and social context of the field of assessment and selection; (2) research strategies; (3) individual difference constructs that underlie effective performance; (4)measures of predictor constructs; (5) employee performance and outcome assessment; (6) societal and organizational constraints on selection practice; and (7) implementation and sustainability of selection systems. While providing a comprehensive review of current research and practice, the purposeof this handbook is to provide an up-to-date profile of each of the areas addressed and highlight current questions that deserve additional attention from researchers and practitioners. This compendium is essential reading for industrial/organizational psychologists and human resource managers.

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Employee selection has long stood at the practical forefront of industrial/organizational psychology. Today's social, business, and economic climates require ongoing adaptations by those who select organizations' personnel, and research on the topic helps gauge the impact of these adaptationsand their implications for human performance...

Neal Schmitt, Ph.D., is University Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management at Michigan State University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:992 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:January 14, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199366292

ISBN - 13:9780199366293

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Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction and Overview1. Neal Schmitt: Conceptual Outline of the Handbook of Assessment and SelectionPart Two: Historical and Social Context of Selection and the Nature of Individual Differences2. Andrew J. Vinchur and Laura L. Koppes Bryan: A History of Personnel Selection and Assessment3. Kevin R. Murphy: Individual Differences4. Robert E. Ployhart and Benjamin Schneider: The Social and Organizational Context of Personnel Selection5. James A. Breaugh: Employee Recruitment: Current Knowledge and Suggestions for Future ResearchPart Three: Research Strategies6. Paul R. Sackett, Dan J. Putka, and Rodney A. McCloy: The Concept of Validity and the Process of Validation7. Michael T. Brannick, Adrienne Cadle, and Edward L. Levine: Job Analysis for KSAOs, Predictor Measures, and Performance Outcomes8. John P. Hausknecht and Patrick M. Wright: Organizational Strategy and Staffing9. George C. Banks and Michael A. McDaniel: Meta-Analysis as a Validity Summary ToolPart Four: Individual Difference Construct10. Deniz S. Ones, Stephan Dilchert, and Chockalingam Viswesvaran: Cognitive Abilities11. Murray R. Barrick and Michael K. Mount: Nature and Use of Personality in Selection12. Cheri Ostroff and Yujie Zhan: Person-Environment Fit in the Selection Process13. Todd A. Baker and Deborah L. Gebhardt: The Assessment of Physical Capabilities in the Workplace14. Kate Hattrup: Using Composite Predictors in Personnel SelectionPart Five: Measures of Predictor Construct15. Robert L. Dipboye, Therese Macan, and Comila Shahani-Denning: The Selection Interview from the Interviewer and Applicant Perspectives: Can't Have One without the Other16. Michael D. Mumford, Jamie D. Barrett, and Kimberly S. Hester: Background Data: Use of Experiential Knowledge in Personnel Selection17. Filip Lievens and Britt De Soete: Simulations18. S. Morton McPhail and P. Richard Jeanneret: Individual Psychological Assessment19. Paul E. Spector: Self-Reports For Employee Selection20. Nathan R. Kuncel and David M. Klieger: Predictive Bias in Work and Educational Settings21. John C. Scott and Daniel V. Lezotte: Web-Based AssessmentsPart Six: Performance and Outcomes Assessment22. David J. Woehr and Sylvia Roch: Supervisory Performance Ratings23. Walter C. Borman and Tiffany N. Smith: The Use of Objective Measures as Criteria in I/O Psychology24. Brian J. Hoffman and Stephan Dilchert: A Review of Citizenship and Counterproductive Behaviors in Organizational Decision-Making25. Sang Eun Woo and Carl P. Maertz Jr.: Assessment of Voluntary Turnover in Organizations: Answering the Questions of Why, Who, and How Much26. Elaine D. Pulakos, Rose A. Mueller-Hanson, and Johnathan K. Nelson: Adaptive Performance and Trainability as Criteria in Selection Research27. J. Craig Wallace, Jeffrey B. Paul, Ronald S. Landis, and Stephen J. Vodanovich: Occupational SafetyPart Seven: Societal and Organizational Constraints on Selection28. Stephen W. Gilliland and Dirk D. Steiner: Applicant Reactions to Testing and Selection29. Robert E. Ployhart: Multilevel Selection and the Paradox of Sustained Competitive Advantage30. Arthur Gutman: Legal Constraints on Personnel Selection Decisions31. Margaret E. Beier and Phillip L. Ackerman: Time in Personnel Selection32. Dirk D. Steiner: Personnel Selection across the Globe33. Michael C. Sturman: Employee Value: Combining Utility Analysis with Strategic Human Resource Management Research to Yield Strong Theory34. John W. Boudreau: "Retooling" Evidence-Based Staffing: Extending the Validation Paradigm Using Management Mental Models35. Ann Marie Ryan and Charlotte Powers: Workplace Diversity36. Frederick P. Morgeson, Stephen E. Humphrey, and Matthew C. Reeder: Team Selection37. Daniel C. Feldman and Thomas W.H. Ng: Selection Out: How Firms Choose Workers to Lay Off38. Talya N. Bauer, Donald M. Truxillo, Layla R. Mansfield, and Berrin Erdogan: Contingent Workers: Who Are They and How Can We Select Them for Success?Part Eight: Implementation and Sustainability of Selection Systems39. Nancy T. Tippins: Implementation Issues in Employee Selection Testing40. Jerard Kehoe, Steven Brown, and Calvin Hoffman: The Life Cycle of Successful Selection ProgramsPart Nine: Conclusion and Future Directions41. Neal Schmitt and Catherine Ott-Holland: Theoretical and Practical Issues: Research Needs