Week5 - 7-1BUS 381 Selection Learning ObjectivesDefine...

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Unformatted text preview: 7-1BUS 381 Selection Learning ObjectivesDefine selection, and explain its purpose and importanceDescribe the constraints affecting the selection process Define reliability and validity Describe the typical steps in the selection process including testing and interviewing candidatesWeek 5Prescribed reading: Dessler et al (2002), Chapter 7 7-2Selection-process of choosing individuals with relevant qualifications for existing or projected job openings-important because: quality of human resourcesdetermines organizational performance and highcost of inappropriate selection decisions-constraints on the selection process7-3Typical Steps in the Selection Process7. Realistic job preview6. Supervisory interview5. Background investigation and reference checking 8. Hiring decision9. Candidate notification10. Evaluation of selection process4. Selection interview3. Selection testing2. Initial applicant screening1. Preliminary reception of applicants7-4Steps in the Selection Process-generally performed by HR department-candidates not meeting “must have” criteria eliminated first-candidates closely matching remaining job specifications considered furtherStep 2: Initial Applicant Screening7-5The Importance of Reliability and ValidityReliability:-degree to which selection procedures yield comparable data over timeValidity:-accuracy with which predictor measures what it is intended to measure7-6...
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2010 for the course BUS 381 taught by Professor Peters during the Fall '05 term at Simon Fraser.

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Week5 - 7-1BUS 381 Selection Learning ObjectivesDefine...

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