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The first volume in The SAGE Handbook of Industrial, Organizational and Work Psychology introduces key concepts in personnel and employee performance from cognitive ability and the psychological predictors used in assessments to employee and team values. The editor and contributors present a clear overview of key research in the areas of behaviour change and how to assess individual job performance - making Volume I indispensable for anyone working in or studying Human Resource Management.
Chapter 12: Personality in Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology: Theory, Measurement and Application
Personality in Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology: Theory, Measurement and Application
Personality is among the most general topics in industrial, work, and organizational psychology (and in psychology more broadly). If you pick up the latest issues of the field's top journals, the odds are good that you will find at least one article measuring and studying a personality trait as a predictor, moderator, or a control variable, whether the topic is innovation, performance rating biases, or work–family conflict. Across psychology, this status is unique to personality. The breadth of researchers studying personality (even tangentially) has made the knowledge base of personality science so voluminous that even summarizing personality's ...