Psychology and the scientist-practitioner model 2

  UNIT 2

                                     Topic: Human Work Behavior and Job Analysis

Q 1

Why are reliability and validity important for assessment? How are content validity and criterion-related validity used to establish construct validity? Support your position. 200 Words

Q 2

Is a job-oriented, a worker-oriented, or a hybrid job analysis approach most appropriate? Why? 200 words

RESOURCES

Course Contents

Textbook

1. Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Understanding the Workplace

Review Chapter 2; Read Chapter 3.

http://gcumedia.com/digital-resources/bedford-freeman-and-worth/2012/industrial-organizational-psychology_ebook_4e.php

e-Library Resource

1. Doing Competencies Well: Best Practices in Competency Modeling

Read:

Campion, M. A., Fink, A. A., Ruggeberg, B., Carr, L., Phillips, G. M., & Odman, R. B. (2011). Doing competencies well: Best practices in competency modeling. Personnel Psychology, 64(1), 225-262.

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2. General and Specific Measures in Organizational Behavior Research: Considerations, Examples, and Recommendations for Researchers

Read:

Judge, T. A., & Kammeyer-Meller, J. D. (2012). General and specific measures in organizational behavior research: Considerations, examples, and recommendations for researchers. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33(2), 161–174.

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3. Understanding Work Using the Occupational Information Network (O*NET)

Read pp. 457-474:

Peterson, N. G., Mumford, M. D., Borman, W. C., Jeanneret, P. R., Fleishman, E. A., Levin, K. Y…. Dye, D. M. (2001). Understanding work using the Occupational Information Network (O∗NET). Personnel Psychology, 54(2), 451–492.

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4. What Is Coefficient Alpha? An Examination of Theory and Applications

Read:

Cortina, J. M. (1993). What is coefficient alpha? An examination of theory and applications. Journal of Applied Psychology, 78(1), 98-104.

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Website

1. O*Net OnLine

O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work that may be helpful in responding to discussion questions and assignments.

http://www.onetonline.org/