ERIC Number: ED337480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-May
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the 1983 IPMAAC Conference on Public Personnel Assessment (7th, Washington, D.C., May 22-26, 1983).
International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.
The International Personnel Management Association Assessment Council (IPMAAC) focuses on improving public personnel assessment in such fields as selection and performance evaluation. Author-generated summaries/outlines of papers presented at the IPMAAC's 1983 conference are provided. The presidential address is "Is There a Future for Test Writers?" by C. B. Schultz. The keynote address is "Policies and Issues Facing EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) Today" by A. Golub. The following paper sessions are reviewed: "Job Analysis Methodologies and Applications"; "An Introduction to Assessment Centers: Development and Uses"; "Evaluating Other Minorities: The Handicapped and the Elderly"; "Behavioral Traits and Their Influence on Selection Procedures"; "Assessment Centers: Research and Application"; "The Effects of Recession, Labor Relations, and Reform of Public Agencies"; "New Developments in Selection for the Fire Service"; "Biodata as a Public Sector Selection Strategy"; "Focus on the Economics of Testing: Measuring Utility"; "Training and Experience Evaluations and Other Forms of Self-Assessment"; "Exploring Issues Related to Fairness, Adverse Impact, and Test Bias"; "Assessing Managerial Skills"; "Alternatives and Traditional Selection Procedures"; "Measuring Productivity"; "Physical Ability Testing"; and "The Development and Validation of Selection Standards for Law Enforcement". The following symposia are reviewed: "Reasonable Accommodation in Selection and Employment of Deaf White-Collar Employees"; "Development of a Valid Selection Procedure for Nineteen Professional Classes in a State"; "Development of Job Related Valid Oral Board Examinations"; "Firefighter Selection: Non-Written Tests"; "Designing and Implementing Personnel Functions in the 80's: The Critical Linkage of Personnel and Organizational Development Technologies"; "Computer Assisted Testing in Government Jobs"; "Implementing and Updating the Norfolk Police Department Performance Rating System"; and "The Administration of a Psychological Testing Program in Police and Correctional Agencies". Two invited addresses, three student papers and a paper by an invited speaker are included. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.