30 040 o Higher correlation more we know about criterion based on the predictor

30 040 o higher correlation more we know about

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Desired range of validity coefficients is about 0.30-0.40 o Higher correlation = more we know about criterion based on the predictor Content validity o Degree to which tests or test items cover a representative sample of the content that they are  supposed to measure o Assessed by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) Face validity o Appearance that items in a test are appropriate for the intended use of the test, based on the  judgments of individuals who take the test o Related to test-taking motivation, decreased chance of law suits, perceptions of fairness Ethical issues in research o Code of ethics by American Psychological Association o Code of ethics created to o Protect rights of participants o Avoid unqualified people conducting research o Ethics should be considered when o Planning research Capable and competent Familiar with guidelines Sound study Ethical acceptability o Recruiting participants University participant pool Volunteers Diener & Crandall (1978) o Conducting research Right to informed consent Right to privacy Right to confidentiality Right to protection from deception Right to debriefing Research in the workplace o Rynes et al. (2002)
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o Asked HR professionals these and other questions o Found some discrepancies between research findings and practitioners’ beliefs o In particular, practitioners placed little faith in intelligence and personality tests o Perspective of Richard Hansen, HR professional o Organizations often fail to adopt practices that research has deemed effective o Potential reasons o Awareness o Complexity o Importance o Implementation o How can the use of I/O psychology research be increased in organizations? o Research in organizations o Collaboration between researchers and practitioners Ethics in the workplace o Multiple and conflicting roles o Simply part of the job o Responsibility to follow ethics Lecture 4 Conceptual vs. Actual Criteria o Criteria: standards used to help make evaluative judgments about objects, people, or events o Conceptual criteria o Theoretical standard that researchers seek to understand through their research o Ideal set of factors that constitute success o Abstract idea, never actually measured o Actual criteria o Operational or actual standards that researchers measure or assess o Serve as measures of the conceptual criteria o Goal is to obtain an estimate of the conceptual criterion by selecting actual criteria that we  think are appropriate Criterion relevance, deficiency, and contamination o Criterion relationship o Actual criteria are never totally equivalent to conceptual criteria o There is always Relevance Deficiency Contamination o
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