exam 1 review (Chapter 4 and 5)

exam 1 review (Chapter 4 and 5) - Chapter 4. 1. In employee...

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Chapter 4. 1. In employee selection, a variable used to select a successful job candidate is referred to as a criterion (False). ( It is a predictor; A criterion is a measure of job success; p. 82 ) 2. Hiring interview is the most widely used employee screening and selection device (true; p. 110). they are sometimes not a very effective means for selecting people for jobs. 3. Letters of recommendation and references may have limited value because they are almost always slanted in a positive direction (True). 4. A power test is one that has a fixed time limit (False) ( A power test allows the test-taker sufficient time to complete the entire test. P. 94) 5. Assessment centers attempt to measure applicants’ readiness for on-the-job training (False). ( Assessment centers try to measure specific managerial skills and characteristics; p. 106- 107 ). 6. The internal consistency of a test refers to whether or not an individual would get similar scores on the test with repeated administrations. (false)
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