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Posted on May 3, 2013 by FMI CorporationAdding Science to the Art of Leader Selection By Jake Appelman When the time comes to select a new leader, difficult questions arise, such as whether to choose an internal or external candidate, what skill sets to seek, how to assess for intangibles such as interpersonal skills and cultural fit or how to find the right blend of operational experience and executive leadership ability. In an industry that values instinct, it is no surprise that many executive teams rely on traditional methods of interviews and resume reviews to make hiring decisions. While instinct and “feeling” about a person can be effective, human resources and industrial psychology research shows that adding science to the art of personnel selection can significantly improve the odds of a successful hire.
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