ERIC Number: ED337475
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the 1985 IPMAAC Conference on Public Personnel Assessment (9th, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 16-20, 1985).
International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.
The International Personnel Management Association Assessment Council (IPMAAC) is a section of the International Personnel Management Association for individuals engaged in professional level public personnel assessment. Author-generated summaries/outlines of papers presented at the IPMAAC's 1985 conference are provided. Three papers are summarized in the presidential forum under the title "Future Perspectives". The keynote address is "Comparable Worth in Perspective" by T. A. Mahoney. Paper session titles include: "Report on the IPMAAC Job Analysis Project"; "Problems and Payoffs in Automated Applicant Tracking"; "The Role of Implementation in Personnel Management--Connecting Theory to Practice"; "Comparable Worth"; "Sex and Occupational Differences on the Perceived Importance of Wage and Salary Determinants"; "Practical and Theoretical Applications of Item Bias Studies"; "Automated Test Generation"; "Validity Generalization Summary"; "A Simplification of the Assessment Center Process through the Use of the Word Processor"; "Use of Ratings and Self Assessment in Selection"; "Departmental Ratings for Promotional Examinations"; and "A Systematic Approach to Determining Critical Job Behaviors". Symposia titles include: "Microcomputing in Personnel"; "Change Implementation Techniques for Public Institutions"; "The Use and Misuse of Item Bias Statistics"; "Biodata as an Alternative Selection Technique: An Extensive Evaluation"; "Putting Validity Generalization and Transportability to Optimal Use"; "Multipurpose Job Analysis"; "Validation, Implementation, Transportability, and Utility of a Selection Procedure for Professional Classes in a State Merit System"; and "The Use of Employment Selection Procedures with Large Multi-Ethnic and Racial Candidate Populations: Perspectives and Strategies". A student paper ("The Influence of Sex Stereotyping and the Sex of the Job Evaluator on Job Evaluation Ratings"); a special session ("Equitable Compensation: Methodological Criteria for Comparable Worth"); the Western Region Intergovernmental Personnel Assessment Council's "Historical and Future Perspectives on Assessment Centers"; the Personnel Testing Council's "Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures: A Proposed Alternative"; a video presentation ("Use of Video in Assessment"); and an IPMAAC Professional Affairs Committee Forum ("Professional Ethics: Requirements, Issues, and Practicalities") are reviewed. An author index is provided. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.