Behavior Essay

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HANDBOOK OF PRINCIPLES OF

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

SECOND EDITION

HANDBOOK OF PRINCIPLES OF

ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR

INDISPENSABLE KNOWLEDGE FOR

EVIDENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT

SECOND EDITION
Edited by

EDWIN A. LOCKE

A John Wiley and Sons, Ltd, Publication

This edition first published 2009
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p. cm.
Previously published under title: The Blackwell handbook of principles of organizational behavior/edited by Edwin A. Locke. Malden, MA: Blackwell Business, 2000.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-0-470-74095-8 (cloth) — ISBN 978-0-470-74094-1 (pbk.)
1. Organizational behavior. I. Locke, Edwin A. II. Blackwell handbook of principles of organizational behavior
HD58.7.B574 2009
658—dc22
2009019335
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Contents

Contributors and Editor

ix

Preface by Denise Rousseau

xv

Editor’s Introduction

xxv

PART I SELECTION

1

1 Select on Intelligence

3

FRANK L. SCHMIDT

2 Select on Conscientiousness and Emotional Stability

19

MURRAY R. BARRICK AND MICHAEL K. MOUNT

3 Structure Interviews to Recruit and Hire the Best People

41

CYNTHIA KAY STEVENS

PART II TRAINING AND PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL

57

4 Design Training Systematically and Follow the Science of Training

59

EDUARDO SALAS AND KEVIN C. STAGL

5 Conduct Performance Appraisals to Improve Individual and Firm

Performance
MARIA ROTUNDO

85

vi

CONTENTS

PART III TURNOVER AND

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