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Behavioral interview
Interview in which applicants give specific examples of how they have performed a certain task or handled a problem in the past.
Chap 8
Cognitive ability tests
Tests that measure an individual’s thinking, memory, reasoning, verbal, and mathematical abilities.
Chap 8
Expatriate
Citizen of one country who is working in a second country and employed by an organization headquartered in the first country.
Chap 8
Host-country national
Citizen of one country who is working in that country and employed by an organization headquartered in a second country.
Chap 8
Negligent hiring
Occurs when an employer fails to check an employee’s background and the employee injures someone.
Chap 8
Negligent retention
Occurs when an employer becomes aware that an employee may be unfit for employment, continues to employ the person, and the person injures someone.
Chap 8
Non-directive interview
Interview that uses questions developed from the answers to previous questions.
Chap 8
Panel interview
Interview in which several interviewers meet with the candidate at the same time.
Chap 8
Person-organization fit
The congruence between individuals and organizational factors.
Chap 8
Person/job fit
Matching the KSAs of people with the characteristics of jobs.
Chap 8
Physical ability tests
Tests that measure an individual’s abilities such as strength, endurance, and muscular movement.
Chap 8
Placement
Fitting a person to the right job.
Chap 8
Predictors
Measurable or visible indicators of a selection criterion.
Chap 8
Psychomotor tests
Tests that measure dexterity, hand-eye coordination, arm-hand steadiness, and other factors.
Chap 8
Realistic job preview (RJP)
Process through which a job applicant receives an accurate picture of a job.
Chap 8
Selection
Process of choosing individuals with qualifications needed to fill jobs in an organization.
Chap 8
Selection criterion
Characteristic that a person must have to do a job successfully.
Chap 8
Situational interview
Structured interview composed of questions about how applicants might handle specific job situations.
Chap 8
Situational judgment tests
Tests that measure a person’s judgment in work settings.
Chap 8
Stress interview
Interview designed to create anxiety and put pressure on applicants to see how they respond.
Chap 8
Structured interview
Interview that uses a set of standardized questions asked of all job applicants.
Chap 8
Team interview
Interview in which applicants are interviewed by the team members with whom they will work.
Chap 8
Third-country national
Citizen of one country who is working in a second country and employed by an organization headquartered in a third country.
Chap 8
Work sample tests
Tests that require an applicant to perform a simulated job task.
Chap 8