Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
M-PSI/06 - WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Sem. IIA dal Feb 27, 2017 al Apr 22, 2017.
The course aims at providing the fundamental concepts about personnel selection and assessment.
In particular, the course will:
- outline the characteristics of the selection and assessment processes based on a psychological approach
- deal with Job Analysis
- underline the concepts of validity and reliabiity of psychological testing
- define the interview as a method for personnel selection and HR development
- deal with structured interview, situational interview, behavioral interview
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Swider, B. W., Barrick, M. R., & Harris, T. B. (2016). Initial impressions: What they are, what they are not, and how they influence structured interview outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 625-638.
Levashina, L., Hartwell, C.J., Morgeson, F.P., & Campion, M.A. (2014). The structured employment interview: narrative and quantitative review of the research literature. Personnel Psychology, 67, 241–293.
Written test with closed questions with alternatives from which only one is to be choosen. The one chosen must be motivated by writing an explanation.