Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: Can Personality Defeat a Pandemic?

In light of the pandemic, research by Chen et al. delves into what role a proactive personality may play in combating crises – specifically COVID-19. Their study sampled healthcare professionals in Wuhan, China shortly after the crisis began.

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”

Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: The Big Five Personality Traits

The Big Five Personality Dimensions And Job Performance: A Meta-Analysis Barrick, M. R., & Mount, M. K. (1991)Personnel Psychology1991. vol 44 Another seminal academic article for the field of IO Psychology was the work done by Murray Barrick and Michael Mount investigating the relationship between the Big Five personality traits (Extraversion, Emotional Stability, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness,Continue reading “Closing the Scientist-Practitioner Gap: The Big Five Personality Traits”