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Designing and Implementing Global Selection Systems

ISBN: 978-1-4443-1091-7
208 pages
March 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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Designing and Implementing Global Selection Systems provides insights and essential management tools for planning and implementing an effective global staffing system.
  • Provides the basic principles of employee selection and insights into the challenges of globally standardized selection systems
  • Describes common pitfalls and the most effective best practice strategies for global staffing issues
  • Includes helpful sidebars with examples to assist in making the best choices regarding selection system development and implementation
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Introduction.

Chapter 1: Challenges in Developing and Implementing Global Selection Systems.

Chapter 2: Characteristics of Good Selection Systems.

Chapter 3: Cultural Differences and Their Impact on Selection Systems.

Chapter 4: Legal, Economic, and Other Considerations.

Chapter 5: Best Practices in Design of Global Selection Systems.

Chapter 6: Best Practices in the Implementation of Global Selection Systems.

Chapter 7: Final Thoughts.

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Ann Marie Ryan is a professor of organizational psychology at Michigan State University. She has published extensively in the area of the quality and fairness of employee selection methods.

Nancy Tippins is the Senior Vice President and Managing Principal for the Selection Practice Group of Valtera Corporation where she is responsible for the development and execution of firm strategies related to employee selection and assessment.

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  • Provides the basic principles of employee selection and insights into the challenges of globally standardized selection systems
  • Describes common pitfalls and the most effective best practice strategies for global staffing issues
  • Includes helpful sidebars with examples to assist in making the best choices regarding selection system development and implementation
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"Ryan and Tippins have succeeded quite well in summarizing global selection for the layperson." (PsycCRITIQUES, November 2009)

"Ryan and Tippins accurately capture the nuances, challenges and joys of instituting truly global selection tests and systems while providing practical advice and guidance. This book is a 'must read' for anyone with responsibility for Global Selection Programs."
—Karen B. Paul, Ph.D., Manager, Global HR Measurement, 3M

"Two master scientist-pracitioners give us a compellingly written account of best practices and common pitfalls in global selection system development. Blending sound theory and extensive concrete illustrations from applied work, this is a volume that no one with an interest in this topic should be without."
Paul Sackett, University of Minnesota

"This book provides well-written, practical and user-friendly guidance for professionals who are working with selection systems in the global space. It is refreshing to have a book with a strong focus on the practical issues of designing and implementing quality selection systems for the global practitioner. This is an excellent primer for those new to selection as well as a good refresher for experienced practitioners."
Tanya Delany, PhD., IBM

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