Journal of Business and Psychology

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 413–419 | Cite as

Validation of the P. D. I. Employment Inventory in a retail chain

  • Jeffrey A. Berman


The Performance Score of the P. D. I. Employment Inventory appears to be a useful predictor of adaptive performance behavior of retail store employees at the non-management level. The findings of Personnel Decisions Inc. would indicate that the test is generalizable to mass merchandising organizations nationwide. Since this is a new test, further research is indicated.


Social Psychology Social Issue Performance Score Performance Behavior Adaptive Performance 


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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey A. Berman
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  1. 1.School of BusinessSalem State CollegeSalem

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