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Rosenzweig, Phil
August 2007
People Management;8/9/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p24
The article discusses the potential impact of the halo effect on human resource management (HRM). First identified by U.S. psychologist Edward Thorndike in 1920, the halo effect is the natural tendency to make specific judgments based on an overall impression. The halo effect is particularly prevalent in HRM and affects areas such as employee selection and performance evaluation, as well as employee satisfaction and leadership.


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