CHAPTER 6 potential quiz - Employee Selection potential...

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Employee Selection potential quiz questions—Chapter 6 1. Define the concepts of reliability and validity. Reliability : the degree to which interviews, tests, and other selection procedures yield comparable data over time and alternative measures. Validity : the degree to which a test or selection procedure measures a person’s attributes. 2. Identify and describe each of the five primary types of employment tests. 1) Cognitive Ability Tests : measure mental capabilities such as general intelligence, verbal fluency, numerical ability, and reasoning ability. These paper-and-pencil tests include: GATB, SAT, GMAT, and the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test. (ex: how well a person can acquire job knowledge, and technical proficiency) 2) Personality and Interest Inventories : measure disposition and temperament. (ex: a predictor of one’s motivation, such as leadership efforts) The “Big Five” factors: 1. Extroversion : the degree to which someone is talkative, sociable, active,
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