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Ch 9fa10_posted - Chapter 9 Employee Selection

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Chapter 9 Employee Selection Organizations succeed or fail based on the talents of the  employees.
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Describe the overall goal of a selection system. The process of reducing the number of applicants and  choosing from among the individuals who have the  relevant qualifications.
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Describe the two general employee selection models. Person-Job Fit: Person-Organization Fit:
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Compare and contrast the different selection devices available to organizations. Background Data: Application Forms (some questions may be weighted) Biographical Information Questionnaires
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Also… Background Investigations Checking References Credit Reports Résumés
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Testing Cognitive Ability Testing Personality Testing Integrity/Honesty Testing
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Describe the characteristics of different types of selection interviews. Most common, but historically one of the worst selection devices. Advantages:
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Interviewing Problems:
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Better Interviewing Techniques Structured Interviews Non-directive Interviews
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Better Interviewing Techniques continued… Situational Interviews Hypothetical Situation:  How would you  respond? Behavioral Interviews Applicant is asked questions based on what you  did in the past in a given situation.
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Define and describe what is meant by “reliability” and “validity” in the context of selection devices. Degree to which selection devices yield
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Ch 9fa10_posted - Chapter 9 Employee Selection

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