TITLE

Weighted Application Blank Analysis of "Contingency" Items

AUTHOR(S)
Mahoney, Thomas A.
PUB. DATE
February 1958
SOURCE
Journal of Applied Psychology;Feb58, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article analyzes the scoring of contingency items in the weighted application blank analysis. It describes how the weighted blank analysis is conducted. It explains how the items referring to marital status and number of children are weighted and suggests that a separate scoring system should be developed for contingency items. It concludes that the refinement of the method of analysis of contingency items will improve the predictive ability of a study conducted using weighted application blank analysis.
ACCESSION #
24739249

 

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