You will see 3 of the following essays on the Exam 2
Chapter 4 – Analyzing Work and Designing Jobs
1. What is job analysis (e.g., what data is gathered, who is involved, what methods are available, etc.), and what are some of the uses of job analysis data?
Chapter 5 – Planning and Recruiting
2. Internal vs. external recruiting:
know the advantages and disadvantages of each
Chapter 6 - Selection
3. Define the terms reliability and validity? Also, name and explain two ways of measuring reliability we discussed in class and the two types of validity discussed in class (the text mentions three types of validity, with one type having two subcomponents).
4. Hot dogs and hamburgers:
Be able to draw and explain a graph depicting a fairly strong (i.e., valid) relationship between test scores and performance (i.e., plot hypothetical data)
Be able to draw a cut-off score and a line indicating an acceptable level of performance and describe what happens, in terms of individuals ultimately selected based on the test scores, as the test becomes less valid.
5. Describe the biases that can distort the interview process