Research Contributions to Personality at Work

Research Contributions to Personality at Work

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Leuphana University of LA¼neburg and the University of Minnesota hosted the international symposium on 'Personality at Work' in LA¼neburg. This symposium was co-organized by Deniz S. Ones (University of Minnesota, USA) and JA¼rgen Deller (Leuphana University of LA¼neburg, Germany). The symposium generated ideas that the organizers felt should be developed and disseminated further. Thus, selected papers were invited for refereed peer review for publication in this edited book. Personality continues to be a valued topic in a variety of settings. To some degree this is based on meta-analytic findings that have demonstrated the criterion-related validity of personality tests for predicting a variety of valued outcomes. This book focuses on personality in workplace settings. This volume is organized around five themes: - Personality and criterion related validity, - Construct validity investigations in personality, - Personality in career choice and organizational attraction, - Personality and leadership, - Personality and informational capabilitiesThe measure of cognitive ability used was the Wonderlic Personnel Test (E. F. Wonderlic aamp; Associates, Inc., 1983). The Wonderlic Personnel Test Manual indicates that the Wonderlic Personnel Test provides a highly accurate estimate ofanbsp;...

Title:Research Contributions to Personality at Work
Author:Jürgen Deller
Publisher:Rainer Hampp Verlag - 2008


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