How honesty testing works /

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Author / Creator:Miner, John B.
Imprint:Westport, Conn. : Quorum, 1996.
Description:viii, 192 p.
Subject:Employment tests.
Honesty -- Testing.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Testing.
Lie detectors and detection.
Employment tests.
Honesty -- Testing.
Lie detectors and detection.
Truthfulness and falsehood -- Testing.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Capps, Michael H.
ISBN:0899309801 (alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Appendix: Development and Validation of an Honesty Test
  • Bibliography
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index
  • Why Honesty Tests Have Become So Popular What Are the Alternatives to Honesty Testing?
  • Do Honesty Tests Really Measure Honesty?
  • The Storm of Controversy: Validity as Assessed by Reviewers
  • Assessing Honesty Tests: Reliability of Measurement, Question Characteristics, Test Dimensions, Applicant Reactions, and Fakability
  • Using Honesty Tests: Establishing Cutting Scores, Dealing with the False Positive Problem, Training Users, and Identifying Barriers to Testing
  • Honesty Testing and the Law: Employment Discrimination Honesty Testing and the Law: The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Privacy Considerations: Legal and Otherwise Selling Honesty Tests
  • The Future of Honesty Testing