Employee performance, the thing all organizations wish to maximize. But what are the key things that influence employee performance? Specifically, what attributes do individuals possess that determine their performance on the job? According to Organizational Psychologists and researchers Iddekinge et al., it was indicated that there are two things that interact together to influence performance: cognitive ability and motivation.
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It Turns Out Honesty Actually is the Best Policy: What it Means for the Workplace
The old adage, ‘Honesty is the best policy’, seems like an obvious and hackneyed platitude; of course honesty is better than dishonesty! But it’s actually backed up by the science.
Improving Diversity Through the Hiring Process
Diversity in the workplace is a hot topic right now. How can you ensure that hiring the best people coincides with building a diverse office?
Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: The Importance of Structured Interviews
The employment interview is the most widely used selection method used. Introducing structured interviews takes your business up a notch.
Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: Framework for Linking Safety Climate to Safety Performance
Griffin, M. A., & Neal, A. (2000). Perceptions of safety at work: A framework for linking safety climate to safety performance, knowledge, and motivation. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 5(3), 347-358. Safety is a foundational element for many organizations. But how do organizations influence individuals to adhere to safe practices, raising safety performance? According toContinue reading “Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: Framework for Linking Safety Climate to Safety Performance”
Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: How Do I Choose Between Job Analysis and Competency Modeling?
Shippmann, J., Ash, R., Battista, M., Carr, L., Eyde, L., Hesketh, B., et al. (2000). The practice of competency modeling. Personnel Psychology, 53, 703−740. HR leaders are often tasked with developing job descriptions, performance appraisals, training programs, employee selection tools, career planning programs and much more. Often, the best practice first step is to systematicallyContinue reading “Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: How Do I Choose Between Job Analysis and Competency Modeling?”
Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: The Good, The Bad, And the Unknown About Telecommuting
Gajendran, R. S., & Harrison, D. A. (2007). The good, the bad, and the unknown about telecommuting: Meta-analysis of psychological mediators and individual consequences. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1524 –1541. In a 2007 meta-analysis of 46 studies consisting of almost 13,000 remote employees, Gajendran and Harrison found telecommuting to have a moderate but beneficialContinue reading “Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: The Good, The Bad, And the Unknown About Telecommuting”
Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: 10 Reasons to Consider Personality Tests for your Selection Strategy
Should you consider usingpersonality tests for selection purposes at your organization.
Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: Employee Selection Methods
The validity and utility of selection methods in personnel psychology: Practical and theoretical implications of 85 years of research findings.Psychological Bulletin1998. Vol 124 No. 2, 262-274Copyright 1998 by the American Psychological Association One of the most cited and important scholarly works in the field of IO Psychology and certainly a huge influence on my education andContinue reading “Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: Employee Selection Methods”