ERIC Number: ED337478
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the 1981 IPMAAC Conference on Public Personnel Assessment (5th, Denver, Colorado, May 10-14, 1981).
International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.
The International Personnel Management Association Assessment Council (IPMAAC) is a section of the International Personnel Management Association dedicated to the improvement of public personnel assessment in such fields as selection and performance evaluation. Before the IPMAAC's fifth annual conference in 1981, four workshops were conducted on the following topics: developing job-related minimum qualifications of training and experience; two computer systems for assessment use; and managing a test development unit. Author-generated summaries/outlines of papers presented at the IPMAAC's 1981 conference are provided. "Presidential Remarks" by J. P. Springer are reviewed. The keynote address is "Burden of Proof/Burden of Remedy" by M. Novick. The following paper sessions are summarized: "Alternative Selection Procedures"; "Setting Passing Points"; "Practical Procedures for Large and Small Agencies"; "Using Computers in Personnel Systems"; ""Measurement in Police Settings"; "Fine Tuning of Selection Instruments"; "Issues in Job Analysis"; "Test Validity and Utility"; "Personnel Adaptations of Video"; and "Considerations Concerning Discrimination." The following symposia are reviewed: "The Police Career Index, Tribulations and Trials in Des Moines"; "Executive Candidate Selection--Assessment Center Methods"; "Unassembled Examining--Current Approaches in the Federal Government"; "The Structured Interview--Dead or Alive?"; "The Development of Job-Related Medical Standards"; and "Survey of Basic Item Analysis". Three invited addresses include: "Contemporary Personnel Psychology--An Overview" by T. Hunt; "Truth-in-Testing Legislation" by R. Brown; and "Selection Research as Seen by a Personnel Director" by C. Grapentine. One other paper is summarized: "Assessor Training: The Leaderless Group Discussion". A microcomputer demonstration session is reviewed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.