Situational and Patterned Behavior Description Interviews: A Comparison of Their Validity, Correlates, and Perceived Fairness

  title={Situational and Patterned Behavior Description Interviews: A Comparison of Their Validity, Correlates, and Perceived Fairness},
  author={Arla L. Day and Sarah A. Carroll},
  journal={Human Performance},
  pages={25 - 47}
This study compared the situational interview (SI) and patterned behavior description interview (PBDI) in terms of their ability to predict performance and fairness perceptions, their relationship with cognitive ability and experience, and the impact of advance knowledge of interview questions on interview performance. 120 participants received either an SI or PBDI as part of the application process for a fictitious academic program. The SI and PBDI predicted performance equally well r = .37, r… 
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