Testing the accuracy of psychometric measures

Fletcher, Clive
October 1997
People Management;10/23/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 21, p64
Questions the accuracy of psychometric measures of employment in Great Britain. Launching of publications in correlation with the issue; Comments of Rajvinder Kandola, editor at British Psychological Society (BPS) on the measures; Validation problems of the tools.


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