Handbook of Workplace Assessment (*2010 AHRD AWARD WINNER*)
Evidence-Based Practices for Selecting and Developing Organizational Talent
John C. Scott
Douglas H. Reynolds
Copyright Year: 2010
Description: Winner of the 2010 Academy of Human Resource Development’s R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year Award!
Given the trend for organizations to streamline their workforces and focus on acquiring and retaining only top talent, a key challenge has been how to use assessment programs to deliver a high-performing workforce that can drive revenues, shareholder value, growth, and long-term sustainability.
The Handbook of Workplace Assessment directly addresses this challenge by presenting sound, evidence-based, and practical guidance for implementing assessment processes that will lead to exceptional decisions about people. The chapters in this book provide a wide range of perspectives from a world-renowned group of authors and reflect cutting-edge theory and practice.
The Handbook of Workplace Assessment:
-provides the framework for what should be assessed and why and shows how to ensure that assessment programs are of the highest quality
-reviews best practices for assessing capabilities across a wide variety of positions
-summarizes key strategic applications of assessment that include succession management, mergers, acquisitions and downsizings, identification of potential, and selection on a global scale
-highlights advances, trends, and issues in the assessment field including technology-based assessment, the legal environment, alternative validation strategies, flaws in assessment, and the strategic use of evaluation to link assessment to organizational pr
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