ERIC Number: ED061260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1958-Aug-29
Reference Count: 0
Application of Job Element (J-Scale) Method to Job Analysis and Selection of Inspectors.
Primoff, Ernest S.
This paper describes the construction of a new examination for Federal Coal Mine Inspectors, using the Job Element (J-Scale) method. Headquarters administrators and field inspectors rated the importance of various job elements. The values given to 32 elements, a comparison of test and actual proficiency, ratings, and examples of the rating parameters of several elements are given. A summary of the workings of the J-Scale Formula is provided. See also TM 001 163, 165-166 for further information on the Job Element (J-Scale)method. (DLG)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Directions Community School, Inc., Richmond, CA.
Identifiers: Bureau of Mines; J Scale Method
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, August 1958