Interviewing for management: some universal prescriptions and local considerations

Leggett, C.J. (1975) Interviewing for management: some universal prescriptions and local considerations. Management in Papua New Guinea, 1 (2). pp. 11-26.

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[Extract] There are a number of reasons why the process of selecting clerical, supervisory and professional staff is likely to become recognised as a critical area of management activity in Papua New Guinea during the nest decade or so. The more important of these include:

(a) the accelerating pace of the localisation of positions of managerial responsibility in both the private and public sectors of employment;

(b) the increasing sophistication in costing and measuring the benefits to the employing organisation of carious levels and types of qualified manpower;

(c) the evolution of a stable and committed class of white-collar employees with transferable skills, that is, committed to salaried employment but potentially mobile between employers;

(d) a likely requirement of employers to positively contribute through manpower planning, training and development plans and a consequent recognition by employers of the selection process as integral to the longer process of manpower development.

Item ID: 17176
Item Type: Article (Non-Refereed Research)
Keywords: management, selection, interviewing, Papua New Guinea
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2012 23:31
FoR Codes: 15 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management @ 100%
SEO Codes: 91 ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910499 Management and Productivity not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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