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Work-place testing limitations and some potential pitfalls

Describe the range of testing that is allowed in the workplace. What are some of the limitations of workplace testing? What are some of the limitations of pre-employment testing? What are some of the potential pitfalls for management? What can management do to avoid the pitfalls?

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Describe the range of testing that is allowed in the workplace.

Any form of testing can be implemented in the work place as long as the company has some justification for it. For instance, an organization might employ testing in its employee selection process. Examples of testing that firms devise include:

1. Physical testing
2. Drug and alcohol testing
3. Health examination tests
4. Aptitude tests etc.

What are some of the limitations of workplace testing?

Testing at the workplace must not only be job related but the employer must also be able to explain to its ...

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This solution describes the range of testing that is allowed in the workplace, limitations of workplace testing, pre-employment testing and some of the potential pitfalls of testing for management

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