• Advice on careers & achieving success

      Psychological Testing

      The Essential Guide to Using and Surviving the Most Popular Recruitment and Career Development Tests

      by Stephanie Jones

      Both private and public sector organisations, and both employers and recruitment agencies, use psychological selection tests as part of their recruitment processes. Worldwide, and especially in electronic formats, these tests are increasingly used for speeding-up, standardising and professionalising the task of putting the right people in the right jobs.'Psychological Testing' is an easy-to-follow guide to the most popular selection tests on the market. It takes a broad, international perspective and explores developments in web-based testing services, which have revolutionised the industry.This book seeks to answer all your key questions, including:For employers, recruiting consultancies and agencies:- What are the benefits of using psychological testing for your organisation?- Which kinds of tests are available and how should they be used?- What are the specific applications for each of the tests, and their advantages and disadvantages?- What is good - and bad - practice in test usage in recruitment?- Can these tests also be used for subsequent employee deployment and development, such as creating teams, training needs analysis, and career-planning?For employees and job-seekers:- What happens if you are required to take a selection test?- What will these tests reveal about you?- What do previous test-takers think about each of these tests?- How can you prepare for the process of testing generally?- How can you overcome test phobia, fear of the unknown and a feeling of intrusion?With detailed information on numerous tests, 'Psychological Testing' is your invaluable handbook, whichever side of the desk you're on.

    • Organizational theory & behaviour
      March 2015

      Napoleonic Leadership

      A Study in Power

      by Jones, Stephanie; Gosling, Jonathan;

    • Organizational theory & behaviour
      March 2015

      Napoleonic Leadership

      A Study in Power

      by Jones, Stephanie

      Marking the anniversary of Napoleon's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo, the authors explore the relationship between power and leadership through power modes based on Napoleon's career.

    • July 2012

      BRICs and Beyond

      Lessons on Emerging Markets

      by Stephanie Jones

      BRICs and Beyond is an international business executive text written especially for executive and MBA students. It is based on extensive consulting in emerging economies and several years of experience teaching executive MBA courses around the g

    • Organizational theory & behaviour
      August 2012

      Key Concepts in Leadership

      by Gosling, Jonathan; Sutherland, Ian; Jones, Stephanie

      What are the main characteristics of effective leadership? How can we understand leadership today? This wide-ranging, inter-disciplinary book provides readers with a complete introduction to the essentials of leadership. Inc

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