ERIC Number: ED337479
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the 1982 IPMAAC Conference on Public Personnel Assessment (6th, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 6-10, 1982).
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. Author-generated summaries/outlines of papers presented at the IPMAAC's 1982 conference are provided. The presidential address is "Professionalism and Productivity" by G. G. McClung. The keynote address is "The Validity of Content Valid Tests and the Basis for Ranking" by J. J. Hunter. The following paper sessions are summarized: "Automation in the Personnel Office"; "Technological/Methodological Issues in Selection"; "Selection Procedures in Police and Fire Settings"; "Performance Appraisal and Evaluation"; "Innovation and Alternative Selection Procedures"; and "New Developments in Selections". The following symposia are summarized: "Labor Unions: How Much of an Effect on Personnel Assessment Decisions?"; "Development of Job Related Minimum Qualification Requirements--Methodological and Administrative Concerns"; "Validation of Selection Procedures with a Small N: An Example of a Successful Approach"; "Ethical Considerations in Personnel"; "A Legal and Technical Analysis of Issues Involving the Ranking of Candidates and Setting of Passing Points"; "Productivity, Effectiveness, and Performance Appraisals: Commonality or Confusion?"; "The Use of Written Simulations in Personnel Selection"; "Professional Accountability to Applicants"; and "Psychological Testing: Its Survival Problems". An invited luncheon speaker's paper is summarized: "Public and Private Sector Assessment: Is There a Difference?" by V. R. Boehm. The Western Region Intergovernmental Personnel Assessment Council's paper "The Cutting Edge of Selection Developments by R. L. Ebel; "A Bayesian Approach to Validity Generalization: A Systematic Examination of the Robustness of Procedures and Conclusions" by K. Pearlman; and the Great Lakes Assessment Council Panel on "Selection in the Private Sector" are reviewed. Summaries of two full-day and two half-day preconference workshops are also included. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.