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Correcting turnover correlations: A critique
Orgnanizational Research Methods
  • Chuck R Williams, Butler University
  • L. H. Peters
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-1998
DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/109442819800100105
Abstract
In this article, the authors argue that turnover correlations do not need to be corrected. First, they maintain that correction formulas cannot correct for poor construct validity. Second, they discuss the original purposes of turnover correction formulas. Third, the authors describe the logical fallacies of correcting turnover correlations. Finally, they show why turnover correlations are not, as is widely believed, statistically limited to a maximum of .80.
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This is a post-print version of an article originally published in Organizational Research Methods,1998 Volume , Issue 1.

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Citation Information
Chuck R Williams and L. H. Peters. "Correcting turnover correlations: A critique" Orgnanizational Research Methods Vol. 1 Iss. 1 (1998) p. 88 - 103
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/chuck_williams/10/