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Title: SUITABILITY OF THE CALIFORNIA TEST OF PERSONALITY AND ROKEACH'S DOGMATISM SCALE AS SELECTION INSTRUMENTS FOR SECURITY POLICE
Author(s): G L CALDWELL
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 94
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
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Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A STUDY TO DETERMINE IF THE CALIFORNIA TEST OF PERSONALITY (CTP) AND ROKEACH'S DOGMATISM SCALE ARE SUITABLE FOR USE AS SCREENING INSTRUMENTS FOR AIR FORCE SECURITY POLICE.
Abstract: THIRTY-SIX AIR FORCE SECURITY POLICE ASSIGNED TO TURKEY COMPRISED THE SAMPLE FOR THIS STUDY. THE VARIABLES MEASURED BY THE INSTRUMENTS - PERSONAL ADJUSTMENT, SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT, TOTAL ADJUSTMENT, AND DEGREE OF DOGMATISM WERE COMPARED TO RATINGS GIVEN BY SENIOR SUPERVISORS. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS WAS CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE IF THERE WERE ANY RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE SUPERVISORY RATINGS AND THE SCORES ON THE CTP AND DOGMATISM SCALE. THE ANALYSIS REVEALED NO SIGNIFICANT RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE RATINGS AND THE SCORES ON THE CTP OR ON THE DOGMATISM SCALE. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Armed services police; Personality assessment; Personnel selection; Police personnel; Psychological evaluation; Statistical analysis; Testing and measurement
Note: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY - MASTERS THESIS
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