We’ve all had some experience with personality testing in one way or another. Since the beginning of the twentieth century personality testing and psychological assessments have been a staple in the recruitment and selection processes in all manner of position. Be it...
Objective personality tests have a lot to offer a psychologist seeking to better understand their client and possibly scope out mental or medical illness. Because of this, and the generally high levels of reliability and validity found in objective tests, many clinicians turn to objective tests for...
Spoken Language Study – Social Attitudes to Spoken Language
Investigate speech that is particular to a workplace.
* spoken language used in working environment, my job as a QS, spoken word different in different settings eg, HQ or construction site, professional language
Should Personality Tests be Administered for Personnel Decisions –
Do the Benefits Outweigh the Costs?
Table of Contents
CHAPTER I – Overview
Personality Assessment I: Personality Testing and its Consequences
"If something exists, it exists in some quantity, and it it exists in some quantity, it can be measured." - Edward Lee Thorndike
* Discuss the nature of personality assessment
* Discuss whether person...
INFLUENCE OF PERSONALITY ON INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES IN THE WORKPLACE
With today’s increasingly competitive global market, organizations are placing paramount emphasis upon their ‘Human Resources’ or ‘Intellectual Capital’ as a source of competitive advantage. Therefore, i...
Personality Testing During the Hiring Process
Personality testing is not a new topic. What is new is the ongoing shift in mindset that has diluted the value of personality testing during the hiring process and only finds a value in using personality testing after the candidate has joined the organ...
Case 3.1 Personality Testing: Yes or No?
1- Is Mark making a good decision to drop the use of personality testing? Why?
No, Mark dose not make a good decision when he drop the use of personality testing. Personality testing is very important, it aims to describe aspects of a person's character...
The following is a case study from an Executive Master of Business Administration "EMBA" program syllabus, Alexandria University, Egypt, in collaboration with Georgia State university, USA. The case is related to the Organizational Behavior study from the reference book "Organizational Behavior and...
Running Head: GENETIC TESTING AND
Genetic Testing and Discrimination in the Workplace
Workplace discrimination is alive and well in society today even though there are many federal laws outlawing discrimination based on race, color, creed, or national origin. Specifically,...
I. Studying developmental psychology: what do the following mean in regards to developmental psychology?
A. Nature versus nurture
B. Continuity and stages
C. Stability and change
II. Prenatal development– know how eac...
From workplace to school, from professional sports to the armed forces, the advent of drug-testing procedures has stirred debate and controversy. The issue of drug testing in the workplace seems to be a most prevalent debate. According to the United States Department of Labor (Workplace Substance A...
Psychology Meets the Workplace in the Form of Testing
Eric E. Brown
29 September 2012
Psychology Meets the Workplace in the Form of Testing
Testing of a psychological nature has become an assent to companies in terms of choosing and keeping employees. The purpose of th...
Drug Testing in the Workplace
Drug abuse has been on the increase in the world today, with its effects causing greater challenges at the workplace. Drugs can cause ill health, increase accidents at work and substantially reduce an employee’s output. Therefore,...
Drug Testing Policies in the Workplace
Drug testing has become a very big issue for many companies. Approximately eighty-one percent of companies in the United States administer drug testing to their employees. Of these, seventy-seven percent of companies test employees prior to employment. E...
Is Drug Testing in the Workplace Truly Effective
in Keeping Employees Drug Free?
In the field of Human Resources, employees are considered the most valuable resource. The job of a human resources representative is to find the best qualified person for the position. There are many forms of pre-em...
Drug Testing in the Workplace:
A Costly Mistake
The issue of drug testing in the workplace has sparked an ongoing debate among management. There are many who feel that it is essential to prevent risks to the greater public caused by substance abuse while on the job. However, others...
Drug Testing In Employment
Concerns have been raised in regards to requiring employees to be given drug tests in the workplace. The question of concern is using such a program, would it be an ethically correct and socially desirable action for the employer, or would it infringe on the privacy right...
Personality Traits and Workplace Culture:
Online tests measure the fit between person and organization
Mark Mallinger, Ph.D. and Ileana Rizescu Application: Determine how compatible you are with your primary work group. |
Have you ever stopped in the middle of a work frenzy and asked yourself, "W...
a. “Workplace” means a unit of business defined in accordance with national law and practice, whether in the public or in the private sector, located within the territory of a Member State, where an economic activity is carried out on an ongoing basis with human and material re...