Category: Measurement

A new rating scale for multisource feedback (IO Psychology)

Topic: Feedback, Job Performance, Measurement Publication: Personnel Psychology (AUTUMN 2012) Article: Evidence for the effectiveness of an alternative multisource performance rating methodology Authors: B. J. Hoffman, C. A. Gorman, C. A. Blair, J. P. Meriac, B. Overstreet, & E. K. Atchley Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin Do you receive multisource feedback

Integrity Tests May Have Lower Performance Validity (IO Psychology)

Topic: Selection, Measurement Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: The Criterion-Related Validity of Integrity Tests: An Updated Meta-Analysis Authors: Van Iddekinge, C.H., Roth, P.L., Raymark, P.H., & Odle-Dusseau, H.N. Reviewer: Neil Morelli According to a recent meta-analysis by Van Iddekinge and colleagues, integrity tests may not be as predictive of

Predicting Job Performance with Implicit Words Games?

Topic: Personality, Measurement, Job Performance
Publication: Personnel Psychology (SPRING 2010)
Article: We (sometimes) know not how we feel: Predicting job performance with an implicit measure of trait affectivity
Authors: R.E. Johnson, A.L. Tolentino, O.B., Rodopman, and E. Cho
Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger

Making the Most Out of Multiple-Choice Testing

Topic: Measurement
Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment
Article: On minimizing guessing effects on multiple-choice items: Superiority of a two solutions and three distractors item format to a one solution and five distractors item format
Authors: K.D. Kubinger, S. Holocher-Ertl, M. Reif, C. Hohensinn, and M. Frebort
Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger

Understanding the Links Between HR Strategy and Business Outcomes – Book Review

Topic: Book Reviews, Strategic HR, Measurement Book Title: Investing in what matters: linking employees to business outcomes Authors: Scott Mondore, Ph.D. and Shane Douthitt, Ph.D. In SHRM’s recently published the book, “Investing in What Matters,” Scott Mondore, Ph.D. and Shane Douthitt, Ph.D. offer a process to understand the links between HR strategy  and business outcomes. 

Internet-based Data Collection: Just Do It Already!

Topic: Measurement, Statistics Publication: Computers in Human Behavior Article: From paper to pixels: A comparison of paper and computer formats in psychological assessment. Author: M.J. Naus, L.M. Phillipp, M.Samsi Featured by: Benjamin Granger Although many organizations have jumped onto the internet-data collection bandwagon, several issues still need to be addressed. For example, are paper-pencil and internet-based

Is interrater correlation really a proper measurement of reliability?

Topic: Measurement, Research Methodology, Statistics Publication: Human Performance Article: Exploring the relationship between interrater correlations and validity of peer ratings Blogger: Rob Stilson Interrater reliability (still with me?, Ok good) is often used as the main reliability estimate for the correction of validity coefficients when the criterion is job performance. Issues arise with this practice when one considers that the errors present between raters may not