when is the best time to inform the employee

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Here are 20 multiple­choice questions
Question 1 (20 points)

If an employee is to be terminated, when is the best time to inform the employee?
Question 1 options:

Monday afternoon
Friday morning
Friday afternoon
The day doesn't really matter
Question 2 (20 points)

The process of counterbalancing test-taking order is used in which method of estimating
reliability?
Question 2 options:

Test­retest reliability
Alternate­forms reliability
Internal reliability
All of these use counterbalancing
Question 3 (20 points)

Quality of work is usually measured in terms of ____, which are defined as deviations from a
standard.
Question 3 options:

errors
relevant job behaviors
attendance
all of these
Question 4 (20 points)

If an employee was to produce a work product of a quality level above the organization's
standards, it technically would be called ____.
Question 4 options:

an error
good worker output
self initiative
none of these
Question 5 (20 points)

With a ____ validity design, the test is administered to a group of employees who are already on
the job.
Question 5 options:

concurrent
predictive
content
face
Question 6 (20 points)

According to most research, subordinate feedback results in:
Question 6 options:

higher supervisor turnover
bad feelings among employees
increased supervisor performance
subordinates being fired
Question 7 (20 points)

A type of distribution error in which a rater tends to rate every employee in the middle of the
scale is called ____.
Question 7 options:

leniency
central tendency
strictness

halo
Question 8 (20 points)

The extent to which tests or test items sample what they are supposed to measure is related to
the measure's ____ validity.
Question 8 options:

content
construct
criterion
concurrent
Question 9 (20 points)

Observation and cognitive processing of behavior occurs during the:
Question 9 options:

performance appraisal review
actual performance appraisal evaluation
selection of the performance criteria
instrument development stage
Question 10 (20 points)

Which of the following is the most common source of performance appraisal ratings?
Question 10 options:

Supervisor
Peer
Subordinate
Customer
Question 11 (20 points)

An employee's ratings on the dimension of initiative are highly correlated with all of the other
performance appraisal dimensions (e.g., cooperation, job accomplishment, job knowledge).
Which type of rating error may be occurring?

Question 11 options:

Central tendency error
Strictness error
Halo error
Proximity error
Question 12 (20 points)

According to your text, a performance appraisal instrument focuses on many areas. Which of
the following is NOT one of the areas listed in your text?
Question 12 options:

Traits
Competencies
Tasks
Cognition
Question 13 (20 points)

If an HR director believes the higher that applicants score on a test, the better they will do on
the job, she could take a ____ approach to hiring decisions.
Question 13 options:

top­down
nonlinear
passing score
banding
Question 14 (20 points)

When the criterion validity coefficient is ____, and the selection ratio is ____, a test will have
the most utility in selecting successful employees.
Question 14 options:

large / large
large / small
small / small
small / large

Question 15 (20 points)

____ validity is a measure which refers to the extent to which a test score is related to some
measure of job performance.
Question 15 options:

Content
Construct
Criterion
Concurrent
Question 16 (20 points)

If the selection rate for any of the protected groups is less than 80% of the selection rate for
either white applicants or males, the test is considered to have ____.
Question 16 options:

differential validity
adverse impact
selection bias
known group validity
Question 17 (20 points)

Setting your clock ten minutes fast will affect the ____ of the clock.
Question 17 options:

reliability
validity
psychometrics
speed
Question 18 (20 points)

____ ratings have been successful in predicting future success of promoted employees but/and
are ____ in organizations.
Question 18 options:

Customer and subordinate / seldom used
Peer / seldom used
Self­appraisal / seldom used
self­appraisal / often used
Question 19 (20 points)

With the ____ method, a predetermined percentage of employees are placed into one of five
categories.
Question 19 options:

paired comparison
forced distribution
rank order
behavioral anchored rating scale
Question 20 (20 points)

Meta-analysis results indicate that objective and subjective measures of performance:
Question 20 options:

are slightly correlated (r = .39)
are highly correlated (r = .80)
are not correlated (r = .02)
can never be correlated

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