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What are the problems with using selection interviews to identify the best candidate in relation to reliability and validity as a selection tool?

 

Introduction

This workbook provides a reflection upon the learning developed from the seminar activities and class discussions.

The workbook includes ten (weeks 2-11) each includes one or two questions with each answer in the region of 100 words per question.

Week 2: Recruitment methods

  1. Explain why line managers adopt the rational approach to recruitment?

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

  1. Describe the differences between a job description and person specification?

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

  1. List three ways to encourage diversity when recruiting candidates?

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 3: Selection Methods

  1. What are the problems with using selection interviews to identify the best candidate in relation to reliability and validity as a selection tool?
    You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.
  2. What are the advantages of using a competency framework to design selection interview questions?
    You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 4: Equality Diversity and Inclusion

  1. A friend suggests that George should implement mandatory diversity training. Based on your reading of the Dobbin and Kalev (2016) article do you agree with George’s friend?

Provide specific examples from the article to back up your point why you agree/why you do not.

  1. Please recommend to George two alternative diversity management interventions that academic research has proven to be effective.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 5: Skills Training and Development

  1. What are the challenges which Covid 19 has created for adult learners employability in the labour market?
  2. Why is coaching by line managers important for the performance of their teams?
    What benefits does conducting induction for new joiners have for organizations?

Week 6: Performance Management

  1. Copy and paste a fully completed table assessing the performance review practices that you have experienced in your current job role.
  2. Identify one area of performance review in your current job role that is weak and explain why this is a problem.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 7: Academic writing referencing and plagiarism

  1. What have you learnt about academic writing that will do differently as a result of your learning from today’s lecture/seminar?
  2. What have you learnt about plagiarism OR referencing that will do differently as a result of your learning from today’s lecture/seminar?

Week 8: Motivation and rewards

  1. Identify the main pros and cons of “Payment by Results” (PBR).

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

  1. Identify at least three of the more significant components of financial reward other than salary. Argue the benefits and drawbacks of each of them.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 9: The psychological contract and employee engagement

  1. Present a reliable definition of Employee Engagement.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

  1. Identify at least three of the benefits of Employee Engagement to organisations.

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Week 10: International differences in organisations and management

  1. What are the challenges of leading in global firms?
  2. List the reasons for expatriate failure in global firms?

Week 11: Leadership style

  1. Present definitions and give examples of these five concepts:

Transactional Leadership
Transformational Leadership
Contingency Leadership
Situational Leadership
Inclusive Leadership

You should cite relevant theory to support your points and illustrate them with empirical evidence using Harvard referencing.

Reference list

Please include here in a-b order of Author’s Surname all the references and citation used in this worbook

Appendices
The ‘Appendices’ is an optional Section only.
You have the option if you want to please include any relevant ongoing work relating to the different sections: for example references/screenshot to a website you visited; photos/scans of any notes you have made; etc.
If you do include any appendices please give a title and a number each one of the appendices: