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Prejudice and discrimination are currently rising in America. Throughout history,
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DO RELATIONSHIPS MAKE US MORE LIKELY TO PROCRASTINATE
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Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 101 15140- Section 902
Tuesdays: 4:00 pm 6:40 pm
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Class Meets: Tuesday Evenings 4:00 pm 6:40 pm
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Race and Racism What is Race?
race: a family, tribe, people, or nation belonging to the same
stock; a class or kind of people unified by shared interests, habits,
ethnicity: clusters of people who have common
The two topics that I am going to discuss are from modules 6 and 11. Module 6 deals
with the brain and the different systems within it. What particularly resonated with me from this
module, was the limb
1. To aid your understanding of the tests, answer the following questions to compare and contrast the one
sample z- and t-tests. [8 points]
A) When population standard deviation is not available, it indicates that you should choose a onesample t-test inst
1. Type I and II errors:
What does the term power mean in relation to hypothesis testing? [2 points]
b) In hypothesis testing, do you generally want power to be large or small? Why? [2 points]
Which set of circumstances produces the most powerful st
Practical Issues in Staffing
Staffing issues are very complex and involve many variables.
Staffing Systems Should be Comprehensive
Gather as much high-quality information as possible to predict success.
Will never get every important predic
What is a Job Analysis?
Process used to identify:
The important tasks of a job AND
The KSAOs necessary to perform these tasks
Why Should We Do Job Analysis?
Two Major Approaches to Job Analysis?
Task-oriented job analysis
Identify tasks p
Rating Formats, Sources, and Distortions
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
No matter what aspects of performance you measure, the rating scale used impacts the validity
of the ratings.
A number of alternative rating formats have been develo
Why do we want to measure job
Validate selection measures.
Promotion, transfer, and termination
Alternative Performance Measures
Objective performance measures
Quantitative count of work results
Online Lecture from Thursday 10/6
Staffing: Decisions associated with recruiting, selecting, promoting and deselecting employees.
Staffing Decisions and Performance
Staffing has been shown to be important for organizational performance.
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Hypothesis: a statement proposing that something is true. That address the question about the phenomenon.
Variables: a characteristics that takes on different values or levels.
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Example #2 by hand
Example #3 in SPSS
Example #4 in SPSS
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