DCI Publications and Presentations related to Selection and Validation

DCI Publications and Presentations related to Selection and Validation

  • DCI staff have published and presented at professional conferences on these topics extensively. The articles below provide a sample of this research:
  • Aamodt, M. G. (2010). Industrial-organizational psychology: An applied approach (6th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.
  • Aamodt, M. G. (2008, October). What is the shelf-life of a test?Assessment Council News, 2-3.
  • Aamodt, M. G. (2007, October). Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but is the same true of a validity coefficient?Assessment Council News, 2-10.
  • Aamodt, M. G. (2007, August). A test! A test! My kingdom for a valid test. Assessment Council News, 3-5.
  • Aamodt, M. G., &Flink, W. (2001).Relationship between education level and cadet performance in a police academy.Applied H.R.M. Research, 6(1), 75-76.
  • Aamodt, M. G. (1990). Predicting employee performance with letters of recommendation. VCPA Innerview, 22(1), 6-7. Reprinted in FCPA Connection, 4(1), 3-4.
  • Aamodt, M. G., & Pierce, W. L. (1987).Comparison of the rare response and vertical percent methods of scoring the biographical information blank. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 47, 505-511.
  • Aamodt, M. G., Reardon, C. E., & Kimbrough, W. W. (1986). The critical incident technique revisited. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, 2, 48-59.
  • Buonasera, A. K., Dunleavy, E. M., & Mueller, L. (2007). Accounting for Qualifications: Demonstrating Conditional Logistic Regression in Disparity Analysis. Poster Presentation at the 22nd Annual SIOP conference, New York, NY, 2007.
  • Dunleavy, E. M. (2008). Legal Watch: Understanding the EEOC Fact Sheet on Employment Testing. Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington D.C. Quarterly, 1, 3-4.
  • Dunleavy, E. M. (2007). Legal Watch: Now for the OFCCP’s Perspective on Employment Testing. Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington D.C. Quarterly, 4, 3-4.
  • Dunleavy, E. M. (2007). Legal Watch: Take home messages from the EEOC Commission on employment testing. Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington D.C. Quarterly, 3, 6-8.
  • Dunleavy, E. M. (2010). Debating the future of the Uniform Guidelines.Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington D.C. Quarterly, 6, 3, 1.12-15.
  • Dunleavy, E. M., Aamodt, M. G., Cohen, D. B., & Schaeffer, P. (2008).A consideration of international differences in the legal context of selection. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 1, 247–254.

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DCI Staff Involvement at the 31st Annual SIOP Conference

Once again, DCI staff will be well represented at the annual SIOP conference. This year the conference will be held on April 13-16 in Anaheim, California. DCI staff will be involved in a variety of sessions related to equal employment opportunity (EEO) analytics, affirmative action, employee selection, validation research, big data and litigation support.

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Fiscal Year 2016: 6-Month Enforcement Updates and a Review of OFCCP Trends

Over the past six months, DCI has continued to monitor OFCCP enforcement trends and priorities regarding compliance evaluations in FY 2016. In our 2015 blog we noted a reduction in the number of new audit scheduling letters received throughout 2015, and only seven settlements resulted in press releases during the January through September time-frame. As predicted, we are seeing a similar pattern with fewer, more thorough audits.  This is evident by the increase in the amount of data requested by OFCCP in the initial submission and far more extensive follow-up requests than we have seen in the past. There have been a total of seven settlements with press releases since October 2015.

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