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A practical view of assessment-based personnel decisions is offered with this book
A practical view of assessment-based personnel decisions is offered with this book. The author argues that decisions about people in organizations are properly based on predictions, literal or implicit, about their probable contributions to the organization. A great deal can happen in 32 years. In 1964, I was a student in a graduate seminar being offered by Bob Guion on the topic of personnel testing. As a text, we were using the preSYSTEMation galley sheets of his forthcoming text to be published in the following year.
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Guion also notes that, in his view, the field of assessment-based personnel selection (a prototypical personnel decision) seems not to have fully acknowledged changing situations, methods, and theories of measurement. Too often, hypotheses basic to personnel decisions have been limited by traditionally-used procedures for data collection and analysis.
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Ideally, assessments would be selected based on scientific qualities and their ability to predict desired outcomes (Guion, 2011). As described here, however, it is possible that many assessments are selected in a far less rigorous way, specifically by reliance on relatively superficial cues such as name brand recognition. This e and complex decision-making task could pose a challenge for scholars and practitioners alike, but based on the level of training in personality and psychometrics, this task would be particularly challenging for practitioners. Trust in name brand assessments: The case of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
Robert Guion’s best seller is now available in this new second edition. This noted book offers a comprehensive and practical view of assessment –based personnel decisions not available elsewhere in a single source. This edition more frankly evaluates the current research and practice and presents challenges that will change the basic thinking about staffing systems.
This new edition suggests new directions for research and practice, includes emphasis on modern computers and technology useful in assessment, andpays more attention to prediction of individual growth and globalization challenges in the assessment process. The book will be of interest to faculty and students in Industrial Organizational psychology, human resource management and business. IO psychologists in private business and public sector organizations who have responsibilities for staffing and an interest in measurement and statistics will find this book useful.