Two studies examine public-sector practitioners’ concerns about unproctored Internet testing (UIT) for preemployment tests. Study 1 compared public- and private-sector practitioners (n = 66) on possible barriers to UIT adoption (i.e., lack of diffusion, measurement concerns, legal risk, and costs of implementation). Results showed that public-sector practitioners were far less favorably disposed toward implementation of UIT and were more concerned about lack of diffusion, measurement issues, and costs of implementation. Study 2 utilized a policy-capturing design to examine the factors public-sector practitioners consider most important when making simulated decisions about UIT adoption (n = 33). Of the factors examined, test type was found to be the most influential in decisions about implementing UIT.
Nesnidol, Sami and Highhouse, Scott
"Why Does the Public Sector Resist Unproctored Internet Testing?,"
Personnel Assessment and Decisions: Vol. 4
, Article 2.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/pad/vol4/iss2/2