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Criterion Deficiency and Criterion Contamination

Define criterion deficiency and criterion contamination.

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Criterion deficiency refers to the failure of assessing one or more aspects of a criterion domain that is a part of a conceptual criterion in a job performance appraisal. Although conceptual can't be measured, there is a need for actual measurable amounts to be determined in correlating values. An example of this is that of a job of a secretary and not being able to include a criterion that measures the competency of performing word processing tasks means that there is a criterion deficiency in the evaluation of performance of the secretary. Therefore, the more deficiencies there are, the more irrelevant the criterion becomes. It is important to examine deficiency by considering the content validity of the criteria ...

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