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CHAPTER 4: Predictors: Psychological Assessments
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Learning Objectives Learn about the two major methods of assessing the quality of predictor measures: Reliability. Validity. Learn about the major types of job performance predictors.
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Assessing the Quality of Predictors Predictor. Two psychometric standards for predictors: Reliability. Validity.
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Reliability Definition. Four types of reliability: Test-retest Reliability. Equivalent-form reliability. Internal consistent reliability: Example : 1. I work hard to accomplish my goals. 2. When I make a commitment, I can always be counted on to follow through. 3. I am a productive person who always gets the job done. 4. I strive for excellence in everything I do. 5. I often feel tense and jittery. Inter-rater reliability.
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Reliability Example Applicant Name Test Score (T1) Test Score (T2) Brenda 96 99 John 91 95 Natalie 84 90 Results for Highly Reliable Test
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Reliability Example Applicant Name Test Score (T1) Test Score (T2) Brenda 96 80 John 91 72 Natalie 84 98 Results for Less Reliable Test
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Validity Definition. Three major types of validity: Criterion-related validity: Concurrent. Predictive. Content validity: Face validity. Construct validity.
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Criterion Related Validity Example 1 2 3 4 5 25th 50th 75th 90th Cognitive Ability Test Score (percentile) Job Performance
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Content Validity Example Major Work Behavior : Prepare tissue specimens for microscopic evaluation by pathologist. Knowledges
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