Accession Number : AD0711066

Title :   THE Q BY Q INTERVIEW: WITH APPLICATIONS TO PERSONNEL SELECTION AND TO DECISION-MAKING BY COURTROOM JURIES,

Corporate Author : SAN JOSE STATE COLL CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Asher,James J.

Report Date : JUL 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 106

Abstract : Over the years, faith in the value of the interview has continued, but experimental work with the interview has decreased. The neglect of interview research may be a function, in part, of a fifty year decline which shows low reliability for the interview, except when its character is transformed into an oral test or an orally administered application blank. The problem is that transformation of the interview into structure sacrifices attributes which make uniquely different from the test or the application blank. The paper suggests a possible solution in the form of a question by question (Q by Q) interview. Seven studies were designed to test the reliability of the Q by Q interview when the problem was to predict future behavior. Then two studies attempted to apply the Q by Q technique to decision-making by courtroom juries. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), PREDICTIONS), (*PERSONNEL, SELECTION), RELIABILITY, DATA PROCESSING, PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, DECISION MAKING, LAW, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES

Subject Categories : Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE