Some nuts and bolts of testing in organisations

Florance, Ian
June 2006
Management Services;Summer2006, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p35
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of psychometric tests in the workplace. Psychometric tests compare one individual's performance with that of other people, or show what are the relatively strong and weak areas within one person. They will decrease staff turnover, identify talent, create a more efficient organisation. Tests will also help companies defend against legal challenges to human resource decisions, which might end up in expensive tribunals and court cases. There is a strong argument that smaller companies need to use the technique even more than larger ones. Human resource professionals need to be specially qualified in order to administer psychometric tests.


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