Should Assessment Center Dimensions Be Mechanically-Derived?
Journal of Business and Psychology
This study examined the relationship between consensusderived and mechanically-derived assessment center ratings using a sample of 110 police candidates. It was determined that the two sets of dimension ratings were highly correlated (medianr=.83). Further, the mechanically-derived and the consensus-derived assessment ratings both correlated with the overall assessment ratings (OAR) at .71. It was estimated that the organization in this study could save 6137.92 a year, and613792ayearand36.89 per assessee by eliminating the team meeting (consensus decision-making).
Pynes, J., Bernardin, H. J., Benton, A. L., & McEvoy, G. M. "Should Assessment Center Dimensions Be Mechanically-Derived?" Journal of Business and Psychology, 1988, 2, 3, 217-227.