Assessment center perspectives for talent management strategies / George C. Thornton III, Deborah E. Rupp, and Brian J. Hoffman.
PERSONNEL--SELECTION AND RECRUITMENT--ASSESSMENT CENTERS
pt. 1. Introduction. Assessment centers and talent management in modern organizations -- Talent management strategies and assessment center perspectives -- pt. 2. Elements of the assessment center method. Job analysis and beyond: determining the focal constructs for assessment centers -- Simulation exercises -- The roles of individual assessors: observing, recording, classifying, and scaling behavior -- The roles of the group of assessors: integration of assessment information -- Providing feedback of assessment center results -- Technology and assessment centers -- pt. 3. Validation evidence. Internal and external evidence of construct validity -- A broader evaluation of the assessment center method for different purposes -- The social validity of assessment centers: fairness, discrimination, humanitarianism, and social change -- pt. 4. Conclusions. The assessment center method: the continuing evolution of theory, research, and practice.
Revised edition of the authors' Assessment centers in human resource management : strategies for prediction, diagnosis, and development, published in 2006.