Unformatted text preview: responses to the questions in the scale test. This indicates that the subject’s own perspective of themselves will show them in a more positive way that may actually be true. There are a great number of benefits that this test can yield. It does allow an evaluation of the subject’s abilities, traits, and skills. The individual is expressing their own assessment of their skills and their characteristics. The more honestly the person is able to conduct this self-assessment, the more they can learn about their own weaknesses and strengths. This will give the subject additional information that will help them to improve their future work performance. A serious shortcoming of such types of tests is that they are not an accurate depiction and misleading information may be garnered from the assessment that can lead to the subject carrying a false impression of themselves due to the information relayed in the assessment....
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This note was uploaded on 08/18/2011 for the course PSY 210 taught by Professor Williams during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10