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criterion contamination

Lorne Sulsky


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Criterion contamination exists whenever nonperformance factors influence the job performance scores assigned to individuals ( Borman, 1991 ). These nonperformance factors can take the form of a systematic bias such as leniency effects , or can be random, such as measurement error ( Muchinsky, 1995 ; see reliability ). Because contamination lowers construct validity , criterion contamination and criterion relevance are inversely related, such that increasing contamination decreases relevance. ( 1991 ). Job behavior, performance, and effectiveness . In , Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology , 2nd edn , vol. 2 . Palo Alto, CA : Consulting Psychologists Press , pp. 271 – 326 . ( 1995 ). Psychology Applied to Work . Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks/Cole . ... log in or subscribe to read full text

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