Impact of Selection and Training Research on Productivity, Quality of Work Life, and Profits

  • Wayne F. Cascio


This chapter is not a comprehensive review of the research literature relevant to personnel selection and training research. Rather it attempts to place the subjects of selection and training in perspective--that is, in terms of their partial contribution to employee productivity, quality of work life, and profits. Then we will present examples of the contribution of four types of behavioral science interventions: an absenteeism control program, an employee assistance program, a goal setting and feedback program, and an assessment center selection program. Let us begin by defining our terms.


Goal Setting Selection Program Assessment Center Personnel Selection Employee Assistance Program 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wayne F. Cascio
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  1. 1.Graduate School of BusinessUniversity of ColoradoDenverUSA

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