Category: *Industrial & Organizational Psychology

What Practitioners Need to Know about Personality Testing

Topic: Assessment, Personality, Selection Publication: Industrial and Organizational Psychology Article: Personality testing and Industrial Organizational Psychology: A productive exchange and some future directions. Blogger: Benjamin Granger In an overview of the current state of personality testing in organizations, Oswald and Hough (2008)  take on several perspectives and present some important ideas for research and practice in the

The Intuition Strikes Back

Topic: Assessment, Selection, Staffing Publication: Industrial and Org. Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice Article:  Stubborn reliance on human nature in employee selection: statistical decision aids are evolutionarily novel. Blogger: Benjamin Granger In a previous blog titled “Intuition vs. Science: The Battle Rages On!”, I wrote on Highhouse’s (2008) article which called attention to the disparity between

Intuition vs. Science: The Battle Rages On!

Topic: Assessment, Selection, Staffing Publication: Industrial and Org. Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice Article: Stubborn reliance on intuition and subjectivity in employee selection. Blogger: Benjamin Granger How do typical organizations make hiring decisions? More specifically, do employers tend to prefer selection decision aids supported by research, or do they tend to prefer the use