Month: April 2012

Predicting executives’ ability to think strategically (IO Psychology)

Topic: Leadership, Personality Publication: Personnel Psychology (Winter 2011) Article: Developing executive leaders: The relative contribution of cognitive ability, personality, and the accumulation of work experience in predicting strategic thinking competency. Authors: Lisa Dragoni, In-Sue Oh, Paul Vankatwyk, & Paul E. Tesluk Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin Effective leaders need to think

Distracted Interviewing: The Case of Facial Scars (IO Psychology)

Topic: Interviewing, Fairness Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (MAR 2012) Article: Discrimination Against Facially Stigmatized Applicants in Interviews: An Eye-Tracking and Face-to-Face Investigation Authors: J.M. Madera, M.R. Hebl Reviewed By: Ben Sher It’s easy to imagine reasons why a job interviewer might be distracted: Workplace politics, trouble at home, unnecessarily