ERIC Number: ED337474
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the 1984 IPMAAC Conference on Public Personnel Assessment (8th, Seattle, Washington, May 6-10, 1984).
International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.
The International Personnel Management Association Assessment Council (IPMAAC) is a professional section of the International Personnel Management Association for individuals involved in professional level public personnel assessment. Author-generated summaries/outlines of papers presented at the IPMAAC's 1984 conference, which focus on occupational assessment in the public interest, are provided. The presidential address is "Occupational Assessment in the Public Interest" by B. A. Showers. The keynote address is "Systems for Linking Job Tasks to Personnel Management" by E. A. Fleishman. Twenty-two papers are summarized under the following paper session titles/topics: "Further Innovations in the Use of Training and Experience Ratings"; "Non-Traditional Testing Methods and Uses";"Law Enforcement Personnel Selection and Retention"; "Improving the Organization: Innovations in Personnel Administration"; "Psychometric Issues"; and "Cost Effective Measures". The following symposia are summarized: "Alternative Methods of Presenting Questions and Related Information to Candidates in an Oral Examination Setting"; "How To Justify Ranking When Using Content Validity"; "The Necessity for Convergence and Integration of Personnel Sub-Systems"; and "Organizational Change". Two invited speakers' papers are summarized: the Personnel Testing Council's "Performance Measures: Forms or Samples" by S. Zedeck; and the Western Region Intergovernmental Personnel Assessment Council's "Contributions of Personnel Professionals to the Bottom Line" by W. F. Cascio. One invited address is provided: "Comparable Worth" by H. Remick. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.