ERIC Number: EJ630456
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Using Personality Inventories To Identify Thugs and Agitators: Applied Psychology's Contribution to the War against Labor.
Zickar, Michael J.
Journal of Vocational Behavior, v59 n1 p149-64 Aug 2001
In the 1930s-1940s, personality inventories measuring psychopathology were used to identify job applicants who might be union sympathizers. Some managers believed that engagement in union activity correlated with psychological problems. Industrial psychologists' involvement in this practice raises ethical questions. (Contains 93 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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