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How honesty testing works

Author: John B Miner; Michael H Capps
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Quorum, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the demise of the polygraph following the passage of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, honesty testing has come to be seen as an alternative approach. But it has become the subject of considerable controversy, some legal enactments, a barrage of union opposition, and a great deal of employer interest. Miner and Capps provide an understanding and the tools necessary to help human resource managers make  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John B Miner; Michael H Capps
ISBN: 0899309801 9780899309804
OCLC Number: 34513944
Description: viii, 192 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Why Honesty Tests Have Become So Popular --
2. What Are the Alternatives to Honesty Testing? --
3. Do Honesty Tests Really Measure Honesty? --
4. The Storm of Controversy: Validity as Assessed by Reviewers --
5. Assessing Honesty Tests: Reliability of Measurement, Question Characteristics, Test Dimensions, Applicant Reactions, and Fakability --
6. Using Honesty Tests: Establishing Cutting Scores, Dealing with the False Positive Problem, Training Users, and Identifying Barriers to Testing --
7. Honesty Testing and the Law: Employment Discrimination --
8. Honesty Testing and the Law: The Americans with Disabilities Act --
9. Privacy Considerations: Legal and Otherwise --
10. Selling Honesty Tests --
11. The Future of Honesty Testing --
Appendix. Development and Validation of an Honesty Test.
Responsibility: John B. Miner and Michael H. Capps.

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