Rethinking Interviewing and Personnel Selection.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (211 p.).ISBN: 9781137497352.Subject(s): Employee selection | Employment interviewingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rethinking Interviewing and Personnel SelectionDDC classification: 658.3/1124 LOC classification: HF5549.5.S38 O45 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Rethinking Interviewing and Personnel Selection; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; About the Author; Introduction; 1 What Selection Theory Claims; The normative mission; Box 1.1 Inviting inferential overload; Principles, norms and practice; Questions on bias; Survival of the fittest; Cognitive fit and candidate fit; Person-job and person-organisation fit; Social and cultural differences; Implications; 2 Who Knows for a Fact?; Understanding in context; perceptions and paradigms; Schema and socio-cognitive dynamics; Rethinking schema and scripts
Tacit knowledgeNot by focal attention; Tacit rules, implicit norms and selection; 3 Yet How Do We Know?; Competing hemispheric rationalities; Box 3.1 Left and right hemispheric thinking; Hume and after; The self and the other; Implicit learning and tacit knowledge; The cognitive continuum; Neural Darwinism; Referential rationality; The socially constructed self; 4 What's the Logic?; Conscious and unconscious logic; Grammar, symmetrisation and unconscious logic; Tacit rules and implicit norms; Norms and mental models; Iterative logic, fractals and semi-structured interviewing
Iterative method and selection sequencing5 Where's the Proof?; Predictors and proof; Cognition and prediction; Questions on verification; Grounded theory and selection; Social construction, discourse and verification; 6 Why Dismiss Intuition?; Intuition and scientific method; Recognising intuition; Intuition's setback; No time to reflect; Premise dependence; Intuition as iterative processing; Intuition and tacit knowledge; Intuition and selection decision-making; Box 6.1 Intuition, cognition and understanding; An alternative conceptual framework; 7 Interviewing and Psychological Contract
Bourdieu's habitusThe interview as a psychological contract; Perceptions and presumptions; Career anchors and plateaux; Theory and practice; 8 Tacit Knowledge and Implicit Learning; Learning from work and from life; Making sense of experience; Fractal insights; Starting from the self; Case study A - Identifying lifelong learning; Surfacing tacit knowledge and implicit learning; Findings and implications; 9 Rethinking Selection Theory; Sets-within-sets of meaning; Level, content and role fit; The interview as iteration; Dispositional and situational logics; Dichotomising interviewing methods
Integrating structured and iterative methodsGaining a balance; 10 What Managers Have in Mind; Not initially premised; The selection context; Content analysis; Case study B - Personnel selection in a public broadcasting corporation; Surfacing tacit knowledge in choice of selection criteria; Structured and semi-structured interviewing; Selectors and selection sequencing; Findings; Different rationales but consistent logic; Implicit sets of criteria; Situational and dispositional logics; Unconscious logic and procedural and distributive justice; Findings
Structured and semi-structured panel interviewing
The case studies in <EM>Rethinking Interviewing and Personnel Selection</EM> find support for Herriot (1993, 2003) and Fletcher's (1997, 2003) claims that the selection interview is a social process which may gain from a degree of semi-structured interaction with candidates.
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