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Choosing the best person for a job: A critical account of three methods of recruitment

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B. S. Wijeweera

Sri Lanka Administrative Service, LK
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The paper examiners critically three methods of recruitment employed to select persons for a job. They are recruitment to the SLAS The paper examiners critically three methods of recruitment employed to select through an open competitive examination, selection of persons by the Constitutional Council (established under the 17th Amendment to the Constitution) to serve on independent commissions, and the selection of cricketers to serve on the national cricket team. Each of these methods suits the specific purpose for which it is used and cannot be interchanged. The paper concludes that each method has its flaws and there is no fool – proof method though the method employed in the field of cricket is the best.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sljda.v4i0.7099

Sri Lanka Journal of Development Administration, Vol. 4, pp. 5-13, 2014

How to Cite: Wijeweera, B.S., (2014). Choosing the best person for a job: A critical account of three methods of recruitment. Sri Lanka Journal of Development Administration. 4, pp.5–13. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljda.v4i0.7099
Published on 29 Jun 2014.
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