Construct Details:

Source (3325):

Morgeson, Frederick (2004), "Self-Presentation Processes in Job Analysis: A Field Experiment Investigating Inflation in Abilites, Tasks, and Competencies", Journal of Applied Psychology, 89, 674-686.
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Construct



Definition:

  • Task statements with the word "ability" added to the beginning of the statements


Item(s):

  • Ability to record phone messages and other routine information
  • Ability to answer correspondence (e.g. letters, memos, etc.) using form letters or standard wording to answer inquiries or provide basic information
  • Ability to compose original correspondence (e.g. letters, memos, etc.) without using form letters or standard wording to answer inquiries or provide information
  • Ability to prepare minutes of meetings, conferences, and similar events
  • Ability to proofread and correct written materials (e.g. letters, memos, reports, etc.) for errors in punctuation, spelling, grammar, etc.
  • Ability to edit and correct written materials (e.g. letters memos, reports, etc.) to correct meaning and/or style of narrative content.
  • Ability to verify legal citations and references by checking information in various legal reference books.