The Industrial/Organizational Decision-Making Method: Definition & Application


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Why is the industrial/organizational selection decision-making method strong?

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1. Why would a company give applicants a typing test and then an additional test on the software used in the company?

2. What does validate mean in the I/O selection decision-making method?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is a well-defined criteria? What does it mean to validate in regards to the I/O decision-making method? These are examples of the details you should be familiar with when you use this quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

When you take this quiz, you should be prepared to do the following:

  • Explain why the I/O decision-making method is strong
  • Discuss why a company would give applicants tests on typing as well as on software used by the company
  • Define validate in terms of this decision-making method
  • Note why companies should carefully select predictors in the I/O decision-making method
  • Identify an example of a well-defined criteria

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the strength of the I/O decision-making method
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define validate in regards to this method
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why a company might give tests on both typing and company-used software and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the selection of predictors

Additional Learning

You can refer to the lesson titled The Industrial/Organizational Decision-Making Method: Definition & Application to learn more about this topic. Details addressed in this lesson include:

  • What the I/O decision-making method focuses on
  • How the term empirical is defined
  • How many steps are in this decision-making method
  • What are the first and last steps in this decision-making process
  • Which two steps refer to criteria and the defining of abilities