What We Overlook: Background Checks and Their Implications for Discrimination

@article{Kuhn2013WhatWO,
  title={What We Overlook: Background Checks and Their Implications for Discrimination},
  author={Kristine M. Kuhn},
  journal={Industrial and Organizational Psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={6},
  pages={419 - 423}
}
  • Kristine M. Kuhn
  • Published 1 December 2013
  • Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Given the strong psychometric tradition in industrial–organizational (I–O) psychology, it is not surprising that Lindsey, King, Dunleavy, McCausland, and Jones’ (2013) strategies for reducing discrimination in the selection phase are primarily test focused, including recommendations for the use of predictor scores, alternative modes of test stimuli presentation, and the removal of biased test items. Background check practices are not readily conceptualized as ‘‘tests,’’ but they can lead to… 
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