group selection

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group selection

[¦grüp si¦lek·shən]
(evolution)
Selection in which changes in gene frequency are brought about by the differential extinction and proliferation of the local population.
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This is multi-level selection, operating at two levels.
At several points Wilson addresses the fact that multi-level selection theory is still rejected by a significant, if diminishing, portion of the scientific community.
Key topics in these 23 chapters are recruitment research, ethics, interviews, cognitive ability, personality, emotional issues, situational judgment tests, ethnic bias, job performance, the internet, person-environment fit research, global organizations, selection of employees for foreign jobs, teams, and multi-level selection.

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