ERIC Number: ED337484
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the 1988 IPMAAC Conference on Personnel Assessment (12th, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 19-23, 1988).
International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.
Author-generated summaries/outlines of papers presented at the annual conference of the International Personnel Management Association Assessment Council (IPMAAC) in 1988 are provided. The "Presidential Address" is by N. E. Abrams. The keynote address is "Is There a Future for Intelligence?" by R. Thorndike. Summaries of 53 papers on the following selected topics are provided: assessing productivity; use of video technology in testing; supervision; selection criterion; screening direct care workers for child abuse potential; screening models for psychological testing; examination security; an interactive oral exam for juvenile correction workers; multiple-choice questions that malfunction; bias and test-wiseness; the promotability index; tests for selecting 911 telephone operators; direct versus indirect writing assessment; videotaped work incident simulations in police and fire assessment centers; predicting job performance of mentally retarded persons; employment of the disabled; a multi-purpose job information system; test security, applicant rights, and the candidate review process; selection of police managers; job satisfaction in the Federal workforce; paper and pencil measures versus assessment centers in police selection; validation of physical performance tests; use of departmental ratings of promotability; personality testing; criterion-related validation using two-way validity generalization; application of Angoff in passing point setting for a situational interview; using the Social Skills Inventory in personnel assessment; the Worker Characteristics Inventory--a methodology for assessing personality during job analysis; refining a self-rating selection instrument--correction of self bias; computerized testing made practical; guides in the design of simulation exercises; and the development of job-related medical standards/guidelines for selection of applicants and evaluation of incumbent personnel. An author index is provided. (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Personnel Management Association, Washington, DC.