publication . Preprint . 2010

A third generation personality test

Sjöberg, Lennart;
Open Access
  • Published: 18 Mar 2010
The development of personality testing in the workplace has undergone three phases. The first generation of tests, such as Cattell’s 16 PF and the British test OPQ, was characterized by complex systems for the description of the personality. These systems were simplified in part by the following generation of the test, which was based on the five factor model but that model was simple only at the horizontal level. Beneath the five main factors were a large number of ancillary factors, usually 30-40 in number. No tests of the first and second generation could effectively handle the problem of impression management, nor did they take into account the effects of mo...
free text keywords: personality test; impression management; mood; face vaility; data quality
95 references, page 1 of 7

[1]. Allport, F. H., & Allport, G. W. (1921). Personality traits: Their classification and measurement. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 16, 6-40. [OpenAIRE]

[2]. Ames, D. R., Rose, P., & Anderson, C. P. (2006). The NPI-16 as a short measure of narcissism. [doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2005.03.002]. Journal of Research in Personality, 40, 440-450.

[3]. Bateman, T. S., & Crant, J. M. (1993). The proactive component of organizational behavior: A measure and correlates. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 14, 103-118.

[4]. Bergner, S., Neubauer, A. C., & Kreuzthaler, A. (2010). Broad and narrow personality traits for predicting managerial success. [doi:10.1080/13594320902819728]. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 19, 177-199.

[5]. Bobko, P., Roth, P. L., & Buster, M. A. (2007). The usefulness of unit weights in creating composite scores: A literature review, application to content validity, and metaanalysis. [doi:10.1177/1094428106294734]. Organizational Research Methods, 10, 689-709.

[6]. Brown, A., & Bartram, D. (2009). Development and psychometric propertioes of the OPQ32r. Supplement to the OPQ 32 technical manual: SHL.

[7]. Burger, J. M. (1992). Desire for control: Personality, social, and clinical perspectives: New York, NY, US: Plenum Press.

[8]. Carlstedt, L., & Widén, H. (1998). CTI - Commander Trait Inventory. Manual. Karlstad: LI: Försvarshögskolan.

[9]. Cattell, R. B. (1948). Primary personality factors in the realm of objective tests. Journal of Personality, 16, 459-487.

[10]. Chapman, L. J., & Chapman, J. P. (1967). Genesis of popular but erroneous psychodiagnostic observations. Journal of Abormal Psychology, 73, 193-204.

[11]. Chapman, L. J., & Chapman, J. P. (1969). Illusory correlation as an obstacle to the use of valid psychodiagnostic signs. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 74, 271-280.

[12]. Cohen, J. (1988). Statistical power analysis for behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

[13]. Cooper, C. (2002). Individual differences. 2nd edition. London: Hodder Education.

[14]. Costa, P. T., Jr, & McCrae, R. R. (1992). NEO PI-R professional manual. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.

[15]. Dawes, R. M., Faust, D., & Meehl, P. E. (1989). Clinical versus actuarial judgment. Science, 243, 1668-1674.

95 references, page 1 of 7
Powered by OpenAIRE Open Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue