The Impact of Faking on Employment Tests : Does Forced Choice Offer a Solution ?

@inproceedings{Jackson2000TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Faking on Employment Tests : Does Forced Choice Offer a Solution ?},
  author={Douglas N. Jackson and Victor R. Wroblewski and Michael C. Ashton},
  year={2000}
}
We evaluated the effects of faking on mean scores and correlations with self-reported counterproductive behavior of integrity-related personality items administered in single-stimulus and forced-choice formats. In laboratory studies, we found that respondents instructed to respond as if applying for a job scored higher than when given standard or “straight-take” instructions. The size of the mean shift was nearly a full standard deviation for the single-stimulus integrity measure, but less than… CONTINUE READING

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