MGT 4379 spring 2012 exam 3 short answer study guide

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MGT 4379 –Spring 2012 – Nicols Exam 3 – Short answer question study guide 1. Briefly explain the influence of an individual’s ability and motivation levels on their job performance. 2. How does the cost of a selection tool influence its use in the selection process? 3. Write three examples of questions that should NOT be included on an employment application. 4. What is negligent hiring, and how does this relate to the reference checking process? 5. What must occur before a job candidate is subjected to a medical examination to determine fitness for the job? Why is this a requirement? 6. List the characteristics of a properly designed test. 7. What is meant by the term “reliability” and how may it be established?
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Unformatted text preview: Why is it important to have a reliable test? 8. What is meant by the term validity and how may it be established? Why is it important to have a valid test? 9. What is the relationship between reliability and validity? 10. What is meant by validity generalization versus situational specificity? 11. What are the potential legal risks associated with the employment interview? How may these risks be minimized? 12. Why is it important to conduct a structured, rather than unstructured, interview? 13. What is the difference between a behavioral and a situational interview question? 14. Describe three common interviewer errors....
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