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Human Resources Final Chapter 6

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  • 1. 
    The process through which organizations make decision about who will be chosen to fill job openings.
  • 2. 
    The extent to which a measurement generates consistent results.
  • 3. 
    The extent to which perfomance on a measure, such a test score, is related to what the measure is designed to assess (such as job performance.)
  • 4. 
    Based on showing a substantial correlation between test scores and job performance scores.
  • 5. 
    Consistency between the test items or problems and the kinds of situations or problems that occur on the job.
  • 6. 
    Capability of a test to measure a construct such as intelligence and the relationship of this construct to successful job performance.
  • 7. 
    Valid in other contexts beyond the context in which the selection method was developed.
  • 8. 
    Assesses how well a person can learn or acquire skills and abilities.
  • 9. 
    Measures a person's existing knowledge and skills.
  • 10. 
    Designed to measure such mental abilities as verbal skills, quantitative skills, and reasoning ability.
  • 11. 
    To evaluate candidates for such jobs, the organization may administer tests of the nessry skills. Sometimes the candidates take tests that involve a sample of work, or they may show existing samples of their work.
  • 12. 
    A way for employers to know who may want to now about candidate's personalities.
  • 13. 
    Assessing qualities on the basis of judgments from reference checks and interviews or directly through the use of tests.
  • 14. 
    A selection interview in which the interviewer has great discretion in choosing questions to ask each candidate.
  • 15. 
    A selection interview that consists of a predetermined set of questions for the interviewer to ask.
  • 16. 
    A structured interview in which the interviewer describes a certain time to arise on the job, then asks the candidate what he or she would do in that certain time.
  • 17. 
    A structured intervie in which the interviewer asks the candidate to describe how he or she handld a type of situation in the past.
  • 18. 
    Selection interview in which several members of the organization meet to interview each candidate.
  • 19. 
    Process of arriving at a selection decision by eliminating some candidates at each stage of the selection process.
  • 20. 
    Process of anything at a selection decision in which a very high score on one type of assessment can make up for a low score on another.