Category: Group Differences

Recent economic and societal developments have led to an increasing emphasis on organizational environmental performance. At the same time, demographic trends are resulting in increasingly aging labor forces in many industrialized nations. Commonly held stereotypes…

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Age differences on measures of general mental ability and specific cognitive abilities were examined in 2 samples of job applicants to executive positions as well as a mix of executive/nonexecutive positions to determine which predictors…

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Deutschland hat nun ein „Allgemeines Gleichstellungsgesetz“ genanntes „Antidiskriminierungsgesetz“ bekommen, mit dem die deutsche Wirtschaft nicht eben glücklich ist. Die Sorge unter Human-Resource-Managern ist groß, demnächst permanent mit einem Bein im Fettnapf zu stehen.

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This study reports frequencies of observed counterproductive work behaviors by gender and race in a large sample of law enforcement personnel. Data are reported separately for overall, organizationally targeted, and interpersonal counterproductivity. Results indicate mat…

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In this chapter, our objective is to summarize the evidence supporting the use of cognitive ability tests for personnel selection and for university admissions. We first provide an overview of results from meta-analyses examining the…

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Cognitive ability is a powerful predictor in personnel selection. It has been repeatedly shown to have strong criterion related validity for job performance across situations, jobs, organizations and settings. However, there are large mean differences…

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