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John Scott - Assessing and Selecting Leadership Talent for the 21st Century Workplace

  • Wasserman Center 133 East 13th Street New York, NY, 10003 United States (map)

Please join us on Monday, February 11th for Metro’s next event! Dr. John Scott will be delivering a talk, titled “Assessing and Selecting Leadership Talent for the 21st Century Workplace.” Please see below for the event description and presenter bio.

Event Description:

Today’s leaders face a myriad of critical and dynamic business challenges that impact their success and ultimately the performance of the organizations they lead.  The need to design leadership assessment and selection programs that offer a broadened perspective of leadership potential within the context of these organizational challenges is clear, and organizations are racing to harness new technologies that more accurately assess 21st century leaders.  This presentation will explore a new leader assessment architecture that incorporates immersive technology for selecting, developing and retaining future leaders who can thrive in the context of a complex, global and dynamic work environment.

Presenter Bio:

John C. Scott is chief operating officer and co-founder of APTMetrics, a global human resource consulting firm that designs sophisticated talent management solutions for corporations and market innovators. Dr. Scott has over 30 years of experience designing and implementing talent management and assessment systems across a variety of global, high-stakes settings. For the past 24 years he has directed talent management and leadership assessment practice at APTMetrics.

John is co-editor of the award-winning Handbook of Workplace Assessment: Evidence-Based Practices for Selecting and Developing Organizational Talent and is co-editor of the newly published handbook, Next Generation Technology-Enhanced Assessment: Global Perspectives on Occupational and Workplace Testing.  He also co-edited The Human Resources Program- Evaluation Handbook and co-authored Evaluating Human Resources Programs: A 6-Phase Approach for Optimizing Performance.

Dr. Scott is a Fellow of both the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the American Psychological Association (APA).  He has served as an APA Council Representative and is SIOP’s senior representative to the United Nations. John is a recipient of SIOP’s Distinguished Service and Humanitarian Awards and is past editor-in-chief of SIOP’s premier journal, Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.