Chapter 3. Foundations for Online Assessment

  1. Douglas H. Reynolds Ph.D. Vice President1 and
  2. John A. Weiner MA in psychometrics Vice President2

Published Online: 27 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444315943.ch3

Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition

Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition

How to Cite

Reynolds, D. H. and Weiner, J. A. (2009) Foundations for Online Assessment, in Online Recruiting and Selection: Innovations in Talent Acquisition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444315943.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    Development Dimensions International (DDI), USA

  2. 2

    PSI Services, LLC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 MAY 2009

Book Series:

  1. Talent Management Essentials

Book Series Editors:

  1. Steven G. Rogelberg Ph.D

Series Editor Information

  1. University of North Carolina – Charlotte, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182300

Online ISBN: 9781444315943



  • online assessment foundation;
  • new online tools in assessing candidate quality;
  • professionally developed assessment roles;
  • talent acquisition and making wise decisions;
  • talent acquisition program;
  • basic measurement concepts and building effective talent management system;
  • standardized testing and assessment rooted in psychometrics;
  • professional practice standards and legal considerations;
  • International Guidelines on Computer-Based and Internet Delivered Testing;
  • Fair Employment Laws


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Role of Professionally Developed Assessments

  • Effective Selection of People into Organizations: Value and Risk

  • Essential Measurement Concepts

  • Professional Practice Standards and Legal Considerations