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Lecture 14

M H R 300 Lecture 14: International MHR (3/26)


Department
Management and Human Resources
Course Code
M H R 300
Professor
Min Li
Lecture
14

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How to achieve validity
Correlation can be used as a predictor of job success with future applications
Selection Methods
References, recommendation letters
Recommender’s reputation at stake
Recommender’s better information about the candidate
Reference needs check and control
Previous experience
Educational credentials
Schools are better at screening
They provide skills
They provide networking opportunities
Educational signals
Grades don’t predict job offer
Better schools have lower grades
Tests of ability/personality
Assessment centers
A set of simulated tasks or exercises
Interviews
Reliability and validity
Problems…
Serial correlation
Personality issues
Structure
Who does interview whom?
Discrimination
Taste discrimination
Gender, race
Statistical discrimination
Opportunity
Oppositions
You make a careful selection, and then you guarantee them lifetime employment
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