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Which act prohibits preferential treatment in favor of minority groups?;The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991;The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986;The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938;The Civil Rights Act of 1991;A selection method that is valid in other contexts beyond the context in which it was developed is said to be;dependable.;generalizable.;practical.;utilitarian.;The use of a neutral-appearing selection method that damages a protected group is legal if;the discrimination is unintentional.;good performance includes "brand image" as a justification for adverse impact.;the employer can show that there is a business necessity for using that method.;good performance includes "customer preference" as a justification for adverse impact.;For tests that measure abstract qualities like intelligence or leadership skills, validity would best be established by;predictive validation.;content validation.;concurrent validation.;construct validation.;Predictive validation is more accurate than concurrent validation because;the research administers tests to people who currently hold the job.;test performance is influenced by firsthand experience with the job.;the group is more likely to include people who perform poorly on the test.;test takers tend to be less motivated to do well on the tests.;Content validity;is usually measured on the basis of expert judgment.;is most suitable for tests that measure abstract qualities.;is based on objective methods.;is useful for tests that measure intelligence and leadership quality.;Organizational analysis looks at training needs in light of the;readiness of employees for training.;performance deficiency of employees.;management's support for training activities.;description of work required by a person's job.;Which of the following processes identifies the tasks, knowledge, skills, and behaviors that training should emphasize?;Person analysis;Task analysis;Job analysis;Managerial analysis;You want to establish the validity of a test designed for computer technicians using a predictive criterion-related validation strategy. To do so, you must administer the test to;at least half your company's present computer technicians.;people doing similar jobs in other companies.;people applying for computer technician jobs in your company.;a random selection of computer technicians at your company.;To be ready to learn, employees need basic learning skills, especially __________, which includes being able to use written and spoken language, solve math problems, and use logic to solve problems.;cognitive ability;creativity and innovation;spatial ability;psychomotor skills


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