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Assessment methods in recruitment, selection, and performance: a manager's guide to psychometric testing, interviews, and assessment centres

Assessment methods in recruitment, selection, and performance: a manager's guide to psychometric testing, interviews, and assessment centres

Edenborough, Robert

This book is a comprehensive guide that examines the formal assessment methods used in both recruitment and performance management. A thorough examination of the principles underpinning assessment methods along with practical applications are provided. The use of assessment centres, psychometrics and structured interviews are thoroughly examined along with practical advice on their use. Examination of the design and applications of performance management systems in day to day decision making about individuals, appraisal, reward and succession planning is included

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Published London; Sterling, VA: Kogan Page, 2005

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Statement of responsibility: Robert Edenborough
ISBN: 0749442948, 0749446153, 1280251395, 1423728467, 159875839X, 9780749442941, 9780749446154, 9781280251399, 9781423728467, 9781598758399
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 280-296) and index.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 305 pages) : illustrations
Subject: Werving.; Assessment-center-methode.; Personeelsselectie.; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Human Resources & Personnel Management.; BUSINESS & ECONOMICS Workplace Culture.; Employees Rating of.; Employment interviewing.; Employees Psychological testing.; Employees Recruiting.; Psychometrics.
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  1. Why selection and performance management?
  2. Historical perspectives
  3. Testing explored
  4. Statistics and standards in psychometrics I
  5. Statistics and standards in psychometrics II
  6. Tests and selection-the developing context
  7. Psychometrics and selection-the practice
  8. Implementing psychometrics
  9. Assessment centres
  10. Other aspects of assessment centre technology
  11. Structure in interviewing
  12. More on structured interviews
  13. Performance management
  14. A variety of one-to-one interactions in performance management
  15. Supplier and client relationships in assessment and performance management
  16. The use of information and communication technology in assessment and
  17. Performance management
  18. Current issues and future trends.

Author note

Dr Robert Edenborough is Director of KPMG's People Services Division with responsibility for Management, Review and Assessment. He works with both the private equity sector and senior civil servants. He was formerly head of the consulting practice ASE, a leading test publisher and provider of HR business solutions and has considerable experience of designing and applying interviews in organisations as diverse as the Ministry of Defence, the NHS and a range of financial service institutions. He is the author of Effective Interviewing and Using Psychometrics (Kogan Page)