Preemployment Honesty Testing: Current Research and Future Directions


This work presents a thorough overview of preemployment honesty tests and the alternatives available to polygraph examinations. Jones offers a summary of guidelines to be used for honesty testing programs in business, covering such topics as theft, drug use, violence, and accidents. The book's four major sections detail the 40-year history of honesty testing, including research showing that the use of honesty tests yields a meaningful return-on-investment; the state-of-the-art in research and testing; future directions in preemployment testing; and practical information for companies seeking to implement integrity testing.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Karen B. Slora
  • John W. Jones
  • William Terris
  • Steven H. Werner
  • Dennis S. Joy
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1991


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