Difference between Assessment Center And Development Center Assessment center Development center Pass/ fail criteria (usually) Do not have a pass/ fail criteria Geared towards filing a job vacancy Geared towards developing the individual Address an immediate organizational need Address a longer term need Fewer assessors, more participants 1:1 ratio Less emphasis on self- assessment Greater emphasis on self-assessment Geared to meet the needs of the organization Geared to meet needs of the individual as well as the organization Role of judge to assessors Role of facilitator to assessors Give feedback at later stage Give feedback immediately External candidates Internal candidates
Advantages Of Assessment And Development Centers
Criteria for selection and promotion.
Selection of promising candidates.
Training and Developing needs.
Data of Human Resource Planning.
Reduction in rater’s personal bias.
Limitations Of Assessment And Development Centers