Alternative Validation Strategies: Developing New and Leveraging Existing Validity Evidence

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S. Morton McPhail
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 15, 2007 - Business & Economics - 352 pages
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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.

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Chapter 1 Development of Validation Evidence
Chapter 2 Transportation of Validation Results
Chapter 3 Job Component Validity Background Current Research and Applications
Chapter 4 Synthetic Validity A Technique of Use Finally
Chapter 5 Validity Generalization as a Test Validation Approach
Chapter 6 Generalizing PersonalityBased Validity Evidence
Chapter 7 Consortium Studies
Chapter 8 Application of Content Validation Methods to Broader Constructs
Chapter 9 Practical Construct Validation for Personnel Selection
Chapter 10 Implementation Based on Alternate Validation Procedures Ranking Cut Scores Banding and Compensatory Models
Chapter 11 The Validation of Personnel Decisions in the TwentyFirst Century Back to the Future
Name Index
Subject Index

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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.

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