Since individual differences and behaviors influence job performance, I-O psychologists make use of assessments and tests to learn more about individuals and provide an explanation for their behavior in the workplace. In this assessment, you will compare and evaluate tests used by I-O psychologists.
Under the Suggested Resources heading in the Resources for this assessment, you will find a link to the online “Personality Test,” a five-factor personality test from the The Big Five Project. This test is often cited as an effective indicator of employee performance and fit for organizationsit can provide insight into the types of questions that interest organizations. However, there are many other tests to explore.
Conduct research on the Internet and use the Capella library to learn more about the various tests and assessments I-O psychologists and organizations use to evaluate potential employees. Some types of tests and assessments to consider include:
The Test of Everyday Reasoning.
Critical reasoning tests.
GMAT critical reasoning practice questions.
Physical ability tests.
Sensory ability tests.
Psychomotor ability tests.
The 16 Personality Factor (16PF) test.
Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, Conscientiousness (DISC).
Emotional intelligence tests.
Multi-Dimensional Emotional Intelligence Quotient (MEIQ).
Emotional Quotient Inventory 2.0 (EQ-i 2.0).
For this assessment:
Choose an organization you have worked for or volunteered at, or one that sells a favorite product of yours.
Search your chosen organization’s website or the Internet (or both) for career postings.
Identify a position that needs to be filled.
Address the following in your assessment:
Provide a brief description of the organization you have chosen.
Identify the position that needs to be filled and summarize the job requirements.
Based on your research, compare the types of tests available for screening employees for this position.
How are they different?
What are their various applications?
Choose the test (such as one of those listed above) that is the most appropriate for your organization. Address the following:
Why is the test you chose more appropriate than other types of tests?
How will your chosen organization use the results? Be specific.
What are the drawbacks to this test? Are there concerns with reliability, validity, the population it is designed for, or other factors? You may use information from Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) to provide evidence. Note: You will find a link to the Database Guide: Mental Measurements Yearbook in the Resources under the Suggested Resources heading.
How much will you rely on this test for hiring? Give examples.
Your assessment should meet the following requirements:
Written communication: Written communication should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA format: Resources and in-text citations should be formatted according to current APA style and formatting guidelines.
Length: 45 typed, double-spaced pages, not including the title page and references page.
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12-point.
Number of resources: A minimum of 4 scholarly resources.
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