Research finds that cognitive ability tests may be insulting to certain job applicants. Should organizations still use them?
Topic: Selection Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (MAR 2012) Article: Hope in Personnel Selection Authors: Zysberg, L. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada Although practitioners in IO psychology commonly measure and examine a wide range of constructs in their work, “hope” has not typically been among them. However, a new
Topic: Culture, Employee Satisfaction Title: The Science Behind the Smile Publication: Harvard Business Review (FEB 2012) Author: Gardiner Morse Reviewed by: Liz Brashier In a recent interview with psychologist Daniel Gilbert, Morse (2012) examines new research into an investigation of happiness from a scientific perspective. Happiness, long considered to be
Topic: Development Publication: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1998) Article: Praise for Intelligence Can Undermine Children’s Motivation and Performance Authors: C. M. Mueller & C. S. Dweck Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. Imagine that you are the head of a department and have nine employees that report to
Topic: Work-Life Balance, Turnover Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (SEP 2011) Article: Health and Turnover of Working Mothers After Childbirth Via the Work-Family Interface: An Analysis Across Time Authors: Dawn S. Carlson, Joseph G. Grzywacz, Merideth Ferguson and Emily M. Hunter, C. Randall Clinch and Thomas A. Arcury Reviewed By:
Topic: Personality, Organizational Commitment Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (JAN 2012) Article: When Feeling Bad Leads to Feeling Good: Guilt-Proneness and Affective Organizational Commitment Authors: F.J. Flynn, R.L. Schaumberg Reviewed By: Ben Sher Is it good to be guilty? If you have just been accused of being a lousy tipper,
Topic: Evidence Based Management Publication: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (JAN 2012) Article: Power, Competitiveness, and Advice Taking: Why the Powerful Don’t Listen Authors: Tost, L. P., Gino, F., & Larrick, R. P. Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada It will come as no surprise to individuals working in IO psychology
Topic: Selection Publication: International Journal of Coaching Science (2010) Article: Should coaches use personality assessments in the talent identification process? A 15-year predictive study on professional hockey players. Authors: C.J. Gee, J. C. Marshall, & J. F. King Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin How do you predict athletic performance? Gee,