Choosing Leaders: More Cooks Make a Better Broth

Valerie Sessa, Jodi J. Taylor

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Abstract

This article applies research findings regarding the use of groups or committees in the selection process at the very top of organizations. The findings are drawn from a larger program of research on executive selection. Findings from a retrospective interview study provide the basis for the assertion that groups or committees, especially those with a variety of members, make better selection decisions than individuals. We speculate why this finding is so and make suggestions to consultants and search firm professionals regarding how to design top-level selection groups or committees to ensure that a quality selection decision will result.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)218-225
Number of pages8
JournalConsulting Psychology Journal
Volume52
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2000

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Sessa, Valerie ; Taylor, Jodi J. / Choosing Leaders : More Cooks Make a Better Broth. In: Consulting Psychology Journal. 2000 ; Vol. 52, No. 3. pp. 218-225.
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