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Managing Staff Selection and Assessment : Managing Work and Organizations Series - Paul Iles

Managing Staff Selection and Assessment

Managing Work and Organizations Series

By: Paul Iles

Paperback Published: 1st December 1998
ISBN: 9780335190362
Number Of Pages: 178

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Paul Iles provides a distinctive approach to managing staff selection and assessment in organizations. He discusses not only the dominant psychometric model but also draws upon perspectives from strategic management theory, social psychology, and critical theory. This is an accessible text which discusses developments both in the UK and internationally, provides specific organizational case studies, and describes recent research findings and their implications for organizational practice. It locates techniques and procedures in the contexts of corporate strategy, structure and culture. It shows how organizations have sought to use assessment strategically in the search for competitive advantage: recruiting, selecting, appraising and developing staff in order to bring about organizational and cultural change. The book concludes by applying its frameworks to an area of key significance : the identification, assessment and development of managerial competence.

"...a useful summary of the range of legislative and otherchanges which have taken place since the last 1980's." - Support for Learning "...a book worth buying, and is essentialreading for any professional involved in the management of SEN provision." - Educational Review "I would recommend this book to those working in the SEN field, both academics and those in schools, LEAs and other services struggling to developservices for our most vulnerable children within a culture stressing the survival of the fittest." - Journal Education Policy

Introduction Different perspectives on assessment and selection
A strategic management perspective
A psychometric perspective
A social process perspective
A discourse perspective Assessment and selection for competence
Conclusions
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780335190362
ISBN-10: 0335190367
Series: Managing Work and Organizations Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 178
Published: 1st December 1998
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 1