When assessing the reliability of a measure, one might be interested in knowing how scores on the measure at one time relate to scores on the same measure at another time. This is called:
32.Which of the following steps can help an organization increase the reliability of its interview process?
A.Using a single interviewer instead of multiple interviewers
B.Basing tests on the people who are already working
C.Providing raters with standardized training
D.Avoiding the use of common formats to rate candidates
E.Basing tests on people who were most successful in earlier interviews
33.The extent to which performance on the measure is related to performance on the job is called:
34.Which of the following statements is true regarding reliability and validity?
A.Reliability and validity are directly proportional to each other.
B.Reliability and validity are inversely proportional to each other.
C.Reliability of a measure is essential for it to have any validity.
D.Reliability and validity are independent of each other.
E.Reliability is a necessary and sufficient condition for validity.
35.If there is a substantial correlation between test scores and job-performance scores, _____ validity has been established.
36._____ validation is a validity study that seeks to establish an empirical relationship between test scores taken prior to being hired and eventual performance on the job.
37.Which of the following is the most accurate definition of concurrent validity?
A.It is an estimate of whether a validity test appears to measure a certain criterion.
B.It is performed by demonstrating that the questions or problems in a validity test are representative of situations at work.
C.It assesses the validity of a test by administering it to people already on the job and then correlating test scores with existing measures of each person's performance.
D.It seeks to establish an empirical relationship between test scores taken prior to being hired and eventual performance on the job.
E.It refers to the degree to which a measure is correlated with other measures that it is theoretically predicted to correlate.
38.Star Inc., an engineering firm, has come up with a new technical test to assess the knowledge of interviewees. To assess the validity of the test, it requests its present employees to take the test and match it with their performance in the organization. Which of the following types of validation has Star Inc. used to test the validity of its new technical test?
39.Predictive validation is superior to concurrent validation because:
A.predictive valuation involves contribution from many individuals.
B.job applicants often have no information about organizational culture.
C.job applicants are more motivated than an organization's employees.
D.the effort needed for predictive valuation is lesser than concurrent valuation.
E.the time taken for predictive valuation is lesser than concurrent valuation.
40.Which of the following validation strategies is most likely to be adversely affected by the restriction of range problem that results due to current employees being homogeneous?
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