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Which of the following would be LEAST useful for eliminating the halo effect, the central tendency bias, and other rater biases from performance ratings?

  1. paired comparison
  2. Likert scale
  3. forced distribution
  4. ranking

The Correct Answer is B.

The Likert scale is a subjective rating scale that is susceptible to rater bias. Consequently, the Likert scale may not provide accurate information pertaining to performance ratings. Likert-type scales and other graphic rating scales are susceptible to rater biasparticularly when global dimensions are rated.

Answer A: The paired comparison method requires employee-employee comparison which does not eliminate response bias.

Answer C: Forced distribution is a method of mitigating rater bias.

Answer D: Ranking is a relative technique for mitigating rating bias.


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