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Drawing on current knowledge and his own extensive experience, the author provides a thorough overview of the design and administration of an assessment center for fire and police personnel. He offers invaluable insight concerning the reliability, cost-effectiveness, and objective methods for the selection of candidates for higher appointments. Topics include the advantages of an assessment center, typical assessment center exercises, design and administration, selection and training, candidate evaluation and scoring methods, preparation, and an overall summary. How or why an assessment center should be conducted, and the manner in which candidates are evaluated by the assessors, are among the many important features of this book. Concluding with numerous exercise plans, typical assessment center schedules, candidate evaluation and assessor feedback forms, this volume will serve as an excellent textbook in administrator preparatory programs.
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Charles D. Hayes is a self-professed, self-taught philosopher and one of America's strongest advocates for lifelong learning.
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