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Biodata (Routledge Revivals)

Biographical Indicators of Business Performance, 1st Edition

By Barrie Gunter, Adrian Furnham, Russell Drakeley

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182 pages

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First published in 1993. This book is intended for managers and occupational psychologists involved in the selection and assessment of the workforce. It details the history and development of the use of biographical data for both recruitment and promotion of employees. Grounded in relevant research literature, it offers a comprehensive analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of biodata in different contexts. It also includes examples of applications and recommendations for use, as well as examples of questionnaires. Written by experts, it represents a wide-ranging review of the contemporary research in the field. This work will be of interest to students of business and psychology.

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction: what are biodata? 2 Different approaches to biodata 3. Why use biodata: advantages and objections 4 Constructing a biodata instrument 5 Criterion-related validity: what do biodata predict 6 Recent applications of biodata 7 Biodata in use; References; Author Index; Subject Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS030000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUS041000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
BUS042000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
BUS071000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
BUS097000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture
BUS107000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success
PSY008000
PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology
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PSYCHOLOGY / Education & Training
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PSYCHOLOGY / History
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PSYCHOLOGY / Industrial & Organizational Psychology
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PSYCHOLOGY / Personality
PSY030000
PSYCHOLOGY / Research & Methodology
PSY031000
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology
PSY042000
PSYCHOLOGY / Assessment, Testing & Measurement