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Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

When a particular selection technique is used to decide between job applicants, it ought to be valid. There are three main sorts of validity that apply. (1) Content validity refers to...

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validity

Miquel Porta and John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 176 words.

The degree to which inferences drawn from a study are valid. Two fundamental types of study validity must be distinguished:

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Validity

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 376 words.

The degree to which inferences drawn from a study are valid.1 , 3 , 5 , 6 , 7

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Validity

Brian E. Perron and David F. Gillespie.

in Key Concepts in Measurement

April 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Work Research and Evidence-based Practice. 8106 words.

The quality of measurement is quantified by validity and reliability, and measurements experts universally agree that validity is pre-eminent. This chapter provides an in-depth discussion...

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Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

P ublished online June 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 211 words.

When a particular selection technique is used to decide between job applicants, it ought to be valid. There are three

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Edmund Heery and Mike Noon.

in A Dictionary of Human Resource Management

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Resource Management. 201 words.

When a particular selection technique is used to decide between job applicants, it ought to be valid. There are three

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validity

Mark Elliot, Ian Fairweather, Wendy Olsen and Maria Pampaka.

in A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 82 words.

The extent to which a measurement or statistic captures the construct that it purports to capture. More broadly, validity can

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Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 184 words.

A valid contract complies with the laws of contract formation, is executed by people with capacity to enter it, and

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Edited by Audrey Blunden.

in Australian Law Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 184 words.

Legal acceptability. A valid contract complies with the laws of contract formation, is executed by people with capacity to enter

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Edited by Trischa Mann.

in Australian Law Dictionary

October 2017; p ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 184 words.

Legal acceptability. A valid contract complies with the laws of contract formation, is executed by people with capacity to enter

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Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 67 words.

With regard to any study or analysis, validity refers to the degree to which the analysis is properly conceived to

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Validity

David L. Streiner and Geoffrey R. Norman.

in Health Measurement Scales

September 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 12712 words.

Over the past 50 years, the meaning of ‘validity’ has changed. It no longer is seen as an intrinsic property of the test, but as an interaction among the scale, those who are completing it,...

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Ruth Barcan Marcus.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 130 words.

In logic, validity is most commonly attributed to either: 1. Deductive arguments, which are such that if the premisses are

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Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 50 words.

In its primary meaning it is arguments that are valid or invalid, according to whether the conclusion *follows from

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Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 50 words.

In its primary meaning it is arguments that are valid or invalid, according to whether the conclusion *follows from

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Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

In its primary meaning it is arguments that are valid or invalid, according to whether the conclusion follows from the premises. Premises and conclusions themselves are not valid or...

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Validity

David L. Streiner, Geoffrey R. Norman and John Cairney.

in Health Measurement Scales

November 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 13484 words.

In order for a scale to be useful, the user must be able to draw accurate conclusions about the presence or absence of the attribute being measured. This is the domain of validity. What...

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Overview page. Subjects: Human Resource Management.

When a particular selection technique is used to decide between job applicants, it ought to be valid. There are three main sorts of validity that apply. (1) Content validity refers to...

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Validity

Graham Priest.

in Doubt Truth to be a Liar

December 2005; p ublished online May 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic. 9501 words.

This chapter provides a general account of the nature of validity, both deductive and non-deductive, which may be accepted depending on what one takes the correct logic to be. It argues...

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Overview page. Subjects: Law.

Legal acceptability. A valid contract complies with the laws of contract formation, is executed by people with capacity to enter it, and is made in the absence of any common ...

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Validity

Neal Schmitt.

in Management

P ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management. 7664 words.

Validity in management research often refers to the use of tests or other selection devices (e.g., interviews, simulations, background data) to make employment or promotion decisions. In...

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