Alternative Validation Strategies : Developing New and Leveraging Existing Validity Evidence

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-02-02
  • Publisher: Pfeiffer & Co

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Alternative Validation Strategies is a groundbreaking compendium of the most current research and practical guidelines for time- and cost-saving alternatives to the traditional test validation strategies associated with selection processes. The "state of the science" strategies outlined in this valuable resource will help employers to evaluate the inferences drawn from their selection procedures while offering practices that meet stringent legal and regulatory requirements.

Author Biography

S. Morton McPhail is a senior vice president and managing principal with Valtera Corporation (formerly Jeanneret & Associates, Inc.). He has served as a consultant for more than twenty-eight years to a wide variety of public and private sector clients on issues ranging from selection, training and development, and performance assessment to termination. Dr. McPhail is a licensed psychologist and serves as adjunct faculty for the University of Houston and Rice University.
The Professional Practice Series is sponsored by The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Inc. (SIOP). The series was launched in 1988 to provide industrial and organizational psychologists, organizational scientists and practitioners, human resources professionals, managers, executives, and those interested in organizational behavior and performance with volumes that are insightful, current, informative, and relevant to organizational practice.

Table of Contents

The Authors
Development of Validation Evidence
Applying Existing Validity Evidence
Transportation of Validation Results
Job Component Validity: Background, Current Research, and Applications
Synthetic Validity: A Technique of Use (Finally)
Validity Generalization as a Test Validation Approach
Generalizing Personality-Based Validity Evidence
Developing New Evidence for Validity
Consortium Studies
Application of Content Validation Methods to Broader Constructs
Practical Construct Validation for Personnel Selection
Implementation Based on Alternate Validation Procedures: Ranking, Cut Scores, Banding, and Compensatory Models
Where Do We Go from Here?
The Validation of Personnel Decisions in the Twenty-First Century: Back to the Future
Name Index
Subject Index
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