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Methods of Assessment

Health Manpower Management

ISSN: 0955-2065

Publication date: 1 June 1992

Abstract

The choice of assessment method is an important task facing the Human Resource specialist engaged in the selection and development of people. Examines each of the principal methods in current use. Psychometric tests of personality, cognitive abilities, assessment centres, the interview and self‐efficacy measures are all considered. Discusses each technique in terms of its underlying theoretical assumptions and how well it predicts job performance. Discusses the advantages and drawbacks of each technique and guidelines for the most appropriate application in each case.

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Lane, J. (1992), "Methods of Assessment", Health Manpower Management, Vol. 18 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/09552069210012468

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MCB UP Ltd

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