ERIC Number: EJ274007
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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The Interviewer as Hypothesis Tester: The Effects of Impressions of an Applicant on Interviewer Questioning Strategy.
Sackett, Paul R.
Personnel Psychology, v35 n4 p789-804 Win 1982
Recent findings suggest individuals seek evidence to confirm initial hypotheses about other people, and that seeking confirmatory evidence makes it likely that a hypothesis will be confirmed. Examined the generalizability of these findings to the employment interview. Consistent use of confirmatory hypothesis testing strategies was not found. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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