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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.

Taxonomies and Compendia of Cognitive Ability and Personality Constructs and Measures Relevant to Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology
Taxonomies and Compendia of Cognitive Ability and Personality Constructs and Measures Relevant to Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology
Kevin C. StanekDeniz S. Ones
Introduction

Cognitive ability and personality are the two most important domains of individual differences in the world of work. Across organizations, cultures, and centuries, individual differences in cognitive ability and personality traits have played a critical role in all behavior, especially in organizations, from the manufacturing line to the Boardroom. Organizational practitioners measure individual differences in cognitive ability and personality because they are among the strongest and most robust, generalizable predictors of work behaviors and outcomes (Ones, Dilchert, Viswesvaran, & Judge, 2007; Ones, Dilchert, Viswesvaran, & ...

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