The Role of Psychology in Human Resources: Professional interview (2017/2018)

Course code
4S006583
Name of lecturer
Riccardo Sartori
Coordinator
Riccardo Sartori
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
First half of Semester 2 , Second half of Semester 2

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing the fundamental concepts about personnel selection and assessment.
In particular, the course will:
- outline the characteristics of the selection and assessment processes based on a psychological approach
- deal with Job Analysis
- underline the concepts of validity and reliabiity of psychological testing
- define the interview as a method for personnel selection and HR development
- deal with structured interview, situational interview, behavioral interview

Syllabus

Wiersma, U. J. (2016). The four stages of the employment interview: Helping interviewers put two and two together. In Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship, 4, 232-239.

Swider, B. W., Barrick, M. R., & Harris, T. B. (2016). Initial impressions: What they are, what they are not, and how they influence structured interview outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 625-638.

Levashina, L., Hartwell, C.J., Morgeson, F.P., & Campion, M.A. (2014). The structured employment interview: narrative and quantitative review of the research literature. Personnel Psychology, 67, 241–293.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Asleigh M. & Mansi A. (con Di Stefano G.) Psicologia del lavoro e delle organizzazioni (Edizione 1) Pearson Italia, Milano-Torino 2014 9788865183809
Sartori R. Psicologia Psicometrica (Edizione 2) LED 2009 978-88-7916-412-2

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test with closed questions with alternatives from which only one is to be choosen. The one chosen must be motivated by writing an explanation.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018