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Assesment of OSS Personnel

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Assessment of OSS personnel
Author:
H A Murray; D W Mackinnon
Edition/Format:
Article : English
Publication:
Journal of Consulting Psychology, v10 n2 (1946): 76-80
Summary:
This is a description of the program adopted by the assessment board of the Office of Strategic Services for selecting and placing candidates in positions for which they were best qualified. The program was set up according to organismic (Gestalt) principles and consisted of interviews, tests, ratings, and "tasks-in-situations." A follow-up study, as yet not completed, revealed that only one of the 300 cases failed because of a neuropsychiatric condition.

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