Reliability of job evaluation: Differences across sex-typed jobs
Date of Original Version
Recent work has questioned whether a single job evaluation instrument can reliably measure jobs from different job families. To test this, a generalizability study was done to determine the reliability of three job evaluation instruments: one for male-dominated jobs, MIMA-Shop, one for female-dominated jobs, MIMA-office and one which evaluated both types, FES. Initial results indicated that the latter instrument suffered no loss in reliability, and that all three instruments were equally highly reliable. A second analysis evaluated the reliability of the FES for male-dominated jobs separately from the reliability of the FES for female-dominated jobs. These results indicated no significant difference in reliability for male-dominated jobs and for female-dominated jobs. Implications of these findings were discussed. © 1989 Human Sciences Press.
Journal of Business and Psychology
Cooper, Elizabeth A., and Richard W. Scholl. "Reliability of job evaluation: Differences across sex-typed jobs." Journal of Business and Psychology 4, 2 (1989): 155-165. doi:10.1007/BF01016438.