TITLE

Will Practitioners Benefit from Meta-Analysis?

AUTHOR(S)
Hauser, Robert M.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Academy of Management Perspectives;Aug2007, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the use of general mental ability tests in hiring decisions. The premise of this assessment suggests that general mental ability is predictive of an individual's job performance and that the ability-performance relationship is more evident in higher-status jobs. Mental ability tests are also indicative of such factors as dollar value changes in an individual's job performance. Meta-analysis is a valuable research tool that has summarized and confirmed the importance of mental ability tests and has disciplined scientific discourse in many areas.
ACCESSION #
26421236

 

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