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Chapter 8-9 quiz 3

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Location on Site: Chapter 8 > Chapter Quiz 1. Gender, ethnicity, and union status are examples of what type of measure? Your Answer: 2. The following measure of central tendency is defined as the most commonly observed score. Correct Answer: Mode pg 202 3. What is the z score for a test score of 30 if a distribution has a mean of 15 and a standard deviation of 5? Pg 203 Correct Answer: 3 30-15/5=15/5=3 4. Assume you collected data on employee performance (criterion, range of scores 50- 100) and measures of
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intelligence (range of scores 70-160) and conscientiousness (range of scores 0-5). After performing a multiple regression you find that the following equation significantly predicts performance: performance = 25 + .4(intelligence) + 2.2(conscientiousness). What is the approximate predicted job performance for someone with an intelligence score of 100 and conscientiousness score of 3? Pg 210 Correct Answer: 72 25+.4(100)+2.2(3)=25+ 5. Which of the following validity coefficients is most likely to be considered "potentially useful"? Correct Answer: .33 pg 218 6. If your test score was at the 82 nd percentile then 18% of the test-takers scored above you. Correct Answer: True
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7. Range is a measure of central tendency. Pg 202 Correct Answer: False 8. A correlation of -.52 between a test and job performance indicates that an assessment test is unrelated to employee performance. Your Answer: 9. Reliability refers to the consistency or dependability of a particular measure. Correct Answer: True pg 210 10. A lower selection ratio means that an assessment is less useful for selecting potential employees. Correct Answer: False pg 223 Location on Site: Chapter 9 > Chapter Quiz
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1. Hiring people whose values are consistent with the organization's values and credo is one way of maximizing: Your Answer: 2. Hiring someone who adds something that is missing in the organization or workgroup by being different from the others is an example of: Correct Answer: complementary fit. 3. For maximum legal compliance, assessment methods should NOT be: Correct Answer: subjective. Pg 241 4. Googling an applicant to learn more about them is a form of which external assessment
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method? Correct Answer: Background checks. 5. "Banding" refers to: pg 261 Correct Answer: assigning the same score to range on the assessment. 6. Conducting a reasonable background check does not reduce an employer's potential liability for negligent hiring. pg 259 Your Answer: 7. Structured interviews are an example of a contingent assessment method. Your Answer: 8. Online applications help to standardize the information collected from job applicants.
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Correct Answer: True pg 244 9. Hiring someone whose characteristics are very similar to those of other employees is an example of complementary fit.
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