in-basket


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Noun1.in-basket - a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your incoming materialin-basket - a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your incoming material
receptacle - a container that is used to put or keep things in
out-basket, out-tray - a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your outgoing material
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Also, copies of Dilbert comic strips in his or her in-basket can't hurt.
These and a wealth of other in-basket exercises form the core of this text designed for courses in school personnel administration or for in-service and professional development programs.
Thus, as examples, in addition to typical university admissions processes, applicants engaged in a performance-based in-basket activity in one district, and submitted a portfolio of leadership accomplishments in two others.
Assessments common to ICE and CBP that do not require specialized legacy agency knowledge and are evaluated through testing are Critical Thinking (logic and problem solving), Managerial Writing (written communication), and an In-basket Job Simulation (ability to prioritize and manage).
AN intriguing email landed in Christopher Dent's in-basket.
The unsolicited submissions we get are usually too general, lack a Colorado angle or are too transparently self-interested for our purposes, but that's not to say they're not interesting, as I realized anew when one of our IT engineers told me I needed to empty my bulging e-mail in-basket, and I was forced to re-examine and weed out several hundred old items.
Then they select their positions and are each given an in-basket of memos and reports to review before the next day.
It identifies how a candidate in the assessment process must display the dominant skills required during the in-basket exercise testing.
It can be as simple as a piece of paper sitting in an in-basket as it moves from customer service to engineering to cost estimating.
These case studies illuminate the use of such popular tests as in-basket exercises and bring to the fore the characteristics sought in a candidate.
And as such, I suppose I am now afflicted with the malady common to government bureaucrats: namely, I cannot see much beyond the in-basket on my desk.