Does your assessment suggest the potential of possible bias?



After reading Chapters 3 and 4 in your text, the article,  “Self-Assessment and Dialogue as Tools for Appreciating Diversity”, and  watching the required videos, consider the following: Testing and  assessment are critical components of selection, recruitment, and the  training and development processes in any business or organization.  Organizations approach assessments in a multitude of ways.

  • Research one of the following evaluative protocols (based on your  first name) that might be used by an I/O psychologist or manager to  assess an employee’s performance.
    • A through G: A peer evaluation
    • H through R: An observational evaluation
    • S through U: A subordinate evaluation
    • V through Z: A 360° appraisal


  • Describe the assessment/evaluation you have been assigned.
    • Apply appropriate citations which may include your text, required  article and videos, website sources, and additional peer-reviewed  articles.
  • Explain what the goal is of your assigned assessment/evaluation method.
  • Analyze the possibility of bias in your assigned assessment/evaluation method.
    • Does your assessment suggest the potential of possible bias? Why?
  • Describe the potential effects your assessment/evaluation method might have on the workplace (good and bad).
  • Identify at least two strengths and at least two weaknesses of the  assessment that you discuss based on your research. (Remember to cite  your sources.)

Your initial post should be between  300 and 350 words. You must use at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed  source that was published within the past five years. Cite all  information from your sources according to APA guidelines as outlined in  the In-Text Citation Helper: A Guide to Making APA In-Text Citations (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. List each of your sources at the end of your post according to APA style as shown in the sample page for References (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..

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