The Use of Integrity Tests for Pre-Employment Screening

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This report discusses the definition of honesty and integrity tests defined by OTA. The definition does not necessarily resolve ambiguities over the universe of tests that should be considered integrity tests. Controversy surrounds the meanings of integrity and honesty in the workplace; there is disagreement over whether integrity tests differ from other personnel tests in design or in the kinds of inferences they support; and there is little relative information on how integrity and honesty tests are actually used in hiring decisions.

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89 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. September 1990.

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This report discusses the definition of honesty and integrity tests defined by OTA. The definition does not necessarily resolve ambiguities over the universe of tests that should be considered integrity tests. Controversy surrounds the meanings of integrity and honesty in the workplace; there is disagreement over whether integrity tests differ from other personnel tests in design or in the kinds of inferences they support; and there is little relative information on how integrity and honesty tests are actually used in hiring decisions.

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89 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment. The Use of Integrity Tests for Pre-Employment Screening, report, September 1990; [Washington D.C.]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39672/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.