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Unformatted text preview: character by the ability to an absolute truth that is normally hidden to the uninitiated). For example, in modern companies, the inability to recruit the right person for a job may have serious consequences in terms of time, money and so forth. Personnel departments, therefore, come under pressure to ensure that the person they appoint will fill a position satisfactorily. Whilst interviews, qualifications and so forth play a part, they are only rough guides to suitability - what is required is a sure-fire way of ensuring that mistakes do not occur. Various forms of "intelligence" and "personality" tests can be employed, of course, but they all suffer from the drawback that the techniques for succeeding in such tests can be learnt over time. What is needed, therefore, is some form of "scientific" measurement that reveals the "true personality" of the applicant - something that operates at the level of the unconscious mind and which, therefore, cannot be faked or learnt. .....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10