6.Types_of_Selection_Measures.A

6.Types_of_Selection_Measures.A - MGT 315 Scott Class...

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MGT 315 Scott
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Class Agenda Background Checks Physical and Cognitive Ability Tests Personality Inventories Interviews Drug Tests Integrity Tests
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Organizing Model
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Resumes used to assess necessary qualifications, but… References have low validity: Why?
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Background Checks Driving records, credit history, criminal records, education, employment verification Can be used to check content of resumes and references, and can be valid predictors of performance Also valuable in negligent hiring suits
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Physical Ability Tests Seven physical abilities Muscular tension, muscular power, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, balance, coordination Must show that these abilities are really necessary--that they’re not a way of eliminating legally protected groups
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Cognitive Ability Tests One of the most widely used and most valid measures Correlation with job performance .50 Correlation with training performance .55 These relationships tend to be stronger in more complex jobs Asks “What can an applicant do?”
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g V e r b a l A b i l i t y Q u a n t i t a t i v e A b i l i t y R e a s o n i n g A b i l i t y S p a t i a l A b i l i t y
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Cognitive Ability Tests The SAT, GRE, GMAT, and other such tests measure two or three of the cognitive ability dimensions The most popular tests used by employers (including the National Football League) is the Wonderlic Personnel Test (WPT)
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The Wonderlic Test Answer 50 questions in 12 minutes: Verbal Ability CATCH is the opposite of: clutch, ensnare, seize, lose, overtake Quantitative Ability Which number in the following group of numbers represents the smallest amount: 100, 10, .1, .999, .33, .11
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Answer 50 questions in 12 minutes: Reasoning Ability In the following set of words, which word is different from the others: butterscotch, chocolate, sundae, caramel toffee Spatial Ability Which 3 can be fit together to make a triangle? 1
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course MGT 315 taught by Professor Wenier during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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