publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

The Assessment of 21st Century Skills in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Complex and Collaborative Problem Solving

Neubert, Jonas C.; Mainert, Jakob; Kretzschmar, André; Greiff, Samuel;
Closed Access English
  • Published: 26 Mar 2015
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
Abstract
<jats:p>In this article, we highlight why and how industrial and organizational psychologists can take advantage of research on 21st century skills and their assessment. We present vital theoretical perspectives, a suitable framework for assessment, and exemplary instruments with a focus on advances in the assessment of human capital. Specifically, complex problem solving (CPS) and collaborative problem solving (ColPS) are two transversal skills (i.e., skills that span multiple domains) that are generally considered critical in the 21st century workplace. The assessment of these skills in education has linked fundamental research with practical applicability and...
Subjects
free text keywords: Institute of Psychology, 150 Psychology, : Social, industrial & organizational psychology [H11] [Social & behavioral sciences, psychology], : Psychologie sociale, industrielle & organisationnelle [H11] [Sciences sociales & comportementales, psychologie], Applied Psychology, Social Psychology, Human capital, Complex problem solving, 21st century skills, Psychology, Organization development, Collaborative Problem Solving, Industrial and organizational psychology
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EC| LLLIGHT'IN'EUROPE
Project
LLLIGHT'IN'EUROPE
Lifelong Learning, Innovation, Growth and Human capital Tracks in Europe
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 290683
  • Funding stream: FP7 | SP1 | SSH
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

The Assessment of 21st Century Skills in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Complex and Collaborative Problem Solving

Neubert, Jonas C.; Mainert, Jakob; Kretzschmar, André; Greiff, Samuel;