The Value of Personnel Selection: Reflections on Some Remarkable Claims

Schmitt, Neal
August 2007
Academy of Management Perspectives;Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p19
Academic Journal
This article discusses the process of personnel selection and its reflection of 100 years of psychological application. Research on individual difference measures looked on how scores were used to determine some job performance measure. This research design produced a correlation between test scores and job performance known as a validity coefficient, and eventually became identified as a criterion-related validity study.The field of personnel selection has been transformed by the development of meta-analysis and its application to validity generalization.


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