This course is designed to develop an advanced understanding of the process of attracting and selecting qualified personnel to implement the organizational competitive strategy. The staffing function is examined as a core human resources activity and a critical organizational function. Specific topics that are generally considered include job analysis, theory and practice of recruitment, predictor instruments (e.g., psychological tests, interview, work sample, etc.), measurement issues (e.g., validation and reliability), and organizational socialization. The emphasis is on developing both understanding possible application and basic technical competency.
Prerequisites: BOAH 2409 Organizational Behavior.