Applying the Assessment Center Method - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080195810, 9781483187655

Applying the Assessment Center Method

1st Edition

Pergamon General Psychology Series

Editors: Joseph L. Moses William C. Byham
eBook ISBN: 9781483187655
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1977
Page Count: 324
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Applying the Assessment Center Method presents the findings, knowledge, strategies, and applications concerning the assessment center method. This book describes the mechanics and operations of individual assessment centers. Organized into three parts encompassing 15 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the assessment center method as a means of formally identifying potential. This text then examines the various components which make an assessment center what it is, including a series of characteristics to be measured, a means of measurement, and trained staff to administer and interpret the behaviors. Other chapters consider the empirical base of validation. This book discusses as well administrative cost of assessment centers. The final chapter deals with the trends in assessment at the predictor and criterion end of the selection equation. This book is a valuable resource for psychologists and managers. Researchers involved in implementing assessment operations in their respective organization will also find this book extremely useful.

Table of Contents

Preface Part One / Method The Assessment Center Method From Selecting Spies to Selecting Managers - The OSS Assessment Program Application o f the Assessment Center Method Issues in Establishing an Assessment Center Part Two / Implementation The Selection and Development of Assessment Center Techniques Assessor Selection and Training How and Why Assessment Works Feedback of Assessment Center Results Attitudes Toward Assessment Center Programs Assessment and Management Selection Assessment and Management Development Assessment and Organizational Development Part Three / Evaluation and Beyond Management Concerns about Assessment Centers The Research Base Current Trends and Future Possibilities Appendix Standards and Ethical Considerations for Assessment Center Operations Current Membership in ACRG


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Joseph L. Moses

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