A comparison of three student selection procedures in terms of efficiency
In many countries the implementation of a selection/admission system as a gatekeeper to enter higher education is surrounded by controversy. This study examines three possible selection/admission procedures (i.e., no admission exam: N = 495; admission exam with cognitive ability and situational tests: N = 1245; admission exam with achievement, cognitive ability and situational tests: N = 915) in terms of efficiency. Efficiency was defined as the extent to which so-called true positives are not selected in order to eliminate one true negative. The selection/admission procedure consisting of cognitive ability and situational tests was found to be most efficient.
Human Resources Management | Organizational Behavior and Theory
Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources
International Journal of Psychology
Taylor & Francis (Routledge): STM, Behavioural Science and Public Health Titles / Wiley: 24 months
DECAESTEKER, Christoph; COETSIER, Pol; and LIEVENS, Filip.
A comparison of three student selection procedures in terms of efficiency. (2000). International Journal of Psychology. 35, (3-4), 416-416. Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/lkcsb_research/5732