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ERIC Number: ED337477
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
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Proceedings of the 1980 IPMAAC Conference on Public Personnel Assessment (4th, Boston, Massachusetts, July 6-10, 1980).
International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.
The International Personnel Management Association Assessment Council (IPMAAC) contains over 500 psychometric specialists, personnel psychologists, and personnel staffing specialists dedicated to the improvement of public personnel assessment in such fields as selection and performance evaluation. Author-generated summaries/outlines of papers presented at the IPMAAC's 1980 conference are provided. Four preconference workshops are summarized. The luncheon address is "Government Regulations and Professional Standards: Conflict or Coordination?" by D. J. Schwartz. The presidential address is "Automating the Examination Process in the 80s" by T. S. Darany. Two invited addresses are reviewed: "The Division 14 Principles" by M. Tenopyr; and "Personnel Assessment from the Perspective of Work Adjustment" by R. V. Dawis. The following paper sessions are summarized: "Ratings of Training and Experience"; "Personality Testing"; "Performance Evaluation and Criterion Development"; "Assessment Centers"; "Innovations in Test Validation"; "Physical Testing"; "Issues in Test Fairness and Affirmative Action"; "Alternative Selection Techniques"; and "Various Approaches To Measuring the Cost-Effectiveness of Tests". The following symposia are summarized: "Bias in Content Valid Tests"; "The Southeastern Regional Test Development Center: A New Approach for Consortia"; "Computer-Based Job Analysis--Some Innovative Applications to Personnel Management"; "Issues in the Kirkland Case"; "Clerical Selection and Cooperative Studies"; "Assessing Assessment Research"; "Assessing Writing Skills for Employment Selection"; and "Alternative Selection Procedures for Entry-Level Positions". "Cooperative Job Analysis and Test Development Project for the Class of Conservation Officers" is also summarized as a separate paper. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.