Impact of national culture on organizations’ use of selection practices

N.R. Prince, R. Kabst, Employee Relations: The International Journal (2019) 1145–1161.

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<jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Purpose</jats:title> <jats:p>The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of national culture on organizations’ use of selection practices, specifically to investigate the impact of in-group collectivism, uncertainty avoidance and power distance on interview panels, one-on-one interviews, applications forms, references, ability, technical and psychometric tests.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Design/methodology/approach</jats:title> <jats:p>This study uses survey data from the 2008–2010 CRANET database. It uses OLS regression analysis to test the impact of national culture on organizations’ use of selection practices.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Findings</jats:title> <jats:p>In-group collectivism increases the use of panel interviews and technical tests, and decreases the use of one-on-one interviews and application forms. Uncertainty avoidance increases the use of panel interviews and technical tests, and a decrease in one-on-one interviews, applications ability, and psychometric tests. Power distance leads to an increase in one-on-one interviews, applications and ability tests, and a decrease in panel interviews, psychometric tests and references.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Originality/value</jats:title> <jats:p>This paper investigates the use of the impact of national culture on selection practices. Specifically, it looks at the use of a large number of selection practices panel interviews, one-on-one interviews, applications and references, and several different tests, ability, technical and psychometric.</jats:p> </jats:sec>
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Employee Relations: The International Journal
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Prince NR, Kabst R. Impact of national culture on organizations’ use of selection practices. Employee Relations: The International Journal. 2019:1145-1161. doi:10.1108/er-10-2018-0284
Prince, N. R., & Kabst, R. (2019). Impact of national culture on organizations’ use of selection practices. Employee Relations: The International Journal, 1145–1161. https://doi.org/10.1108/er-10-2018-0284
@article{Prince_Kabst_2019, title={Impact of national culture on organizations’ use of selection practices}, DOI={10.1108/er-10-2018-0284}, journal={Employee Relations: The International Journal}, author={Prince, Nicholas Ryan and Kabst, Rüdiger}, year={2019}, pages={1145–1161} }
Prince, Nicholas Ryan, and Rüdiger Kabst. “Impact of National Culture on Organizations’ Use of Selection Practices.” Employee Relations: The International Journal, 2019, 1145–61. https://doi.org/10.1108/er-10-2018-0284.
N. R. Prince and R. Kabst, “Impact of national culture on organizations’ use of selection practices,” Employee Relations: The International Journal, pp. 1145–1161, 2019.
Prince, Nicholas Ryan, and Rüdiger Kabst. “Impact of National Culture on Organizations’ Use of Selection Practices.” Employee Relations: The International Journal, 2019, pp. 1145–61, doi:10.1108/er-10-2018-0284.

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