Introducing consistency scales in survey instruments

Fogarty, Gerard J. and Steele, Nicole (2013) Introducing consistency scales in survey instruments. In: Advances in organisational research methods and analysis, Australian ed. Chamber & Row, New York, United States, pp. 144-156. ISBN 978-0-9896787-0-4

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Abstract

Despite its pitfalls, psychological assessment in organisational settings continues to rely heavily on self-report methodology. It is efficient, convenient, and often the only means of gathering information about psychological constucts of interest to employers, trainers, managers, and staff. However, this form of assessment is plagued by two major problems: response distortion and response consistency.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 9.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Psychology
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2013 01:57
Last Modified: 02 May 2017 04:22
Uncontrolled Keywords: psychological assessment; self-report methodology; response distortion; response consistency
Fields of Research : 17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170109 Personality, Abilities and Assessment
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170113 Social and Community Psychology
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/23884

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