Chapter 20. Bias in Job Selection and Assessment Techniques

  1. Marilyn J. Davidson Professor of Managerial Psychology and
  2. Dr Sandra L. Fielden Lecturer, Organizational Psychology
  1. Dr Mike Smith

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013354.ch20

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations

Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations

How to Cite

Smith, M. (2005) Bias in Job Selection and Assessment Techniques, in Individual Diversity and Psychology in Organizations (eds M. J. Davidson and S. L. Fielden), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013354.ch20

Editor Information

  1. Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK

Author Information

  1. Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Handbooks in the Psychology of Management in Organizations

Book Series Editors:

  1. Peter Herriot

Series Editor Information

  1. University of Surrey, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471499718

Online ISBN: 9780470013359

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Keywords:

  • evidence of bias;
  • rank item difficulty;
  • ethnic minorities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Distinction between Fairness and Bias

  • The Validity of Selection Methods

  • Types of Evidence of Bias

  • Bias of Specific Methods of Selection

  • Other Aspects of Fairness in Selection

  • Conclusions

  • References