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Packed with the latest research, court findings, and best practices from the field, Gatewood/Feild/Barrick's HUMAN RESOURCE SELECTION, 8E equips students and practitioners alike with the tools to develop and implement effective selection programs within today's unique organizations. Extremely reader friendly, the text's engaging presentation focuses on the most important legal, global and ethical concerns; psychometric measurement concepts; job analysis; predictors of job performance; criteria measures; and much more. It introduces future and current practitioners to the most popular selection tools−as well as the technical challenges. Completely current, the Eighth Edition includes new coverage of social media and the selection process, job performance and analysis, simulation testing, testing for counterproductive work behaviors, and much more.
- Expanded Emphasis on Job Performance and Analysis: Completely revised and updated, Part I: Foundations for a Selection Program now delivers an even stronger focus on job performance concepts and measurements as well as job analysis in human resource selection.
- All-New Coverage of Predictors of Job Performance: Reflecting the latest developments from the field, a complete revision of Part III Selection Measures anchors the second half of the textbook. Chapter 13 features state-of-the-art coverage of simulation testing, while Chapter 14 includes the latest information on testing for counterproductive work behaviors.
- All-New Coverage of the Role of Social Media: Incorporating research and real-world practice, the text offers detailed discussions of social media and the selection process.
- Reader-Friendly Presentation Makes Advanced Topics and Research Developments Easy To Understand: Drawing from their decades of teaching experience, the authors bring even the most advanced topics to an understandable level, while clear presentations of research findings walk readers through each step of HR selection.
- Readers Learn Firsthand How To Put The Latest Research Into Action In Today's Organization: The text's transition of research findings into organizational action clearly demonstrates how to apply chapter concepts to real business situations.
- Balanced, Comprehensive Approach Clearly Presents Key Topics: Equipping readers with the tools to succeed in the classroom and workplace, the text's thorough coverage of selection includes the latest research, practices, and emerging issues−making it an excellent resource for students and practitioners alike.
- Additional Emphasis on Challenges Of Selection In Smaller Organizations Reflects Current Trends: As large organizations continue to reduce their number of employees, smaller organizations are increasing in size. The text's expanded coverage of topics specifically applicable to the challenges of selection in smaller organizations illustrates how to meet the unique needs of these organizations.
- Recent Research Highlights Effective Predictors in Selection: The text reviews some of the most current research on predictors used in selection, including applications, tests, personality inventories, and employment interviews. Candid discussions within the book help current and future practitioners sort through the plethora of selection data and methods available to determine what truly works best in real-world practice.
1. An Introduction to Selection.
2. Job Performance Concepts and Measures.
3. Job Analysis in Human Resource Selection.
4. Legal Issues in Selection.
5. Recruitment of Applicants.
PART II: MEASUREMENT IN SELECTION.
6. Human Resource (HR) Measurement in Selection.
7. Reliability of Selection Measures.
8. Validity of Selection Procedures.
PART III: SELECTION MEASURES.
9. Application Forms and Bio Data Assessments, Training and Experience Evaluations, and Reference Checks.
10. Selection Interview.
11. Ability Tests for Selection.
12. Personality Assessment for Selection.
13. Simulation Tests for Selection.
14. Testing for Counterproductive Work Behaviors.
PART IV: USING SELECTION DATA.
15. Strategies for Selection Decision Making.