Some of the factors involved in drug testing that have been found to influence its face validity include job characteristics, the type of drug used, the organization's action taken against employees who test positively, the chance to appeal, the availability of advance notice, and whether random or reasonable-cause testing is used. If employers fail to resolve such high negativity associated with drug testing, the result could prove costly for the organization, potentially leading to hostile employee attitudes and behaviors. Thus, the low face validity associated with drug testing demonstrates the importance of organizations to ensure that their drug testing policies are perceived as fair by applicants and employees (Arthur …show more content…
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