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Human resource related research

Below you will find an overview of HR studies, divided into overview articles and meta-analyses, Safety & Manufacturing (professional drivers and aviation), Staff & Management, Job & Career, Academic Testing and research on HR-related psychological constructs.

Overview articles and meta-analyses

A century of research on conscientiousness at work

Wilmot, M. P., & Ones, D. S. (2019). A century of research on conscientiousness at work. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(46), 23004–23010.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: BFSI; B5PS


 

Meta-analysis of the validity of general mental ability for five performance criteria: Hunter and Hunter (1984) revisited

Salgado, J. F., & Moscoso, S. (2019). Meta-analysis of the validity of general mental ability for five performance criteria: Hunter and Hunter (1984) revisited. Frontiers in Psychology, 10(OCT), 1–18.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: INT; INSBAT; AMT


 

The relative importance of intelligence and motivation as predictors of school achievement : A meta-analysis.

Kriegbaum, K., Becker, N., & Spinath, B. (2018). The relative importance of intelligence and motivation as predictors of school achievement: A meta-analysis. Educational Research Review, 25, 120–148.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: INT; INSBAT; AMT


 

The validity of specific cognitive abilities for the prediction of training success in Germany

Goertz, W., Hülsheger, U. R., & Maier, G. W. (2014). The validity of specific cognitive abilities for the prediction of training success in Germany. Journal of Personnel Psychology, 13(3), 123–133.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: INT; INSBAT; AMT


 

Meta-analysis of personality assessments as predictors of military aviation training success

Campbell, J. S., Castaneda, M., & Pulos, S. (2009). Meta-analysis of personality assessments as predictors of military aviation training success. The International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 20(1), 92–109.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: BFSI; B5PS


 

Vergleich kriteriumsbezogener Validitäten verschiedener Intelligenztests zur Vorhersage von Ausbildungserfolg in Deutschland

Hülsheger, U. R., Maier, G. W., Stumpp, T., & Muck, P. M. (2006). Vergleich kriteriumsbezogener Validitäten verschiedener Intelligenztests zur Vorhersage von Ausbildungserfolg in Deutschland. Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie, 5(4), 145–162.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: INT; INSBAT; AMT


 

The predictive validity of cognitive ability tests: A UK meta-analysis

Bertua, C., Anderson, N., & Salgado, J. F. (2005). The predictive validity of cognitive ability tests: A UK meta-analysis. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 78(3), 387–409.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: INT; INSBAT; AMT


 

General mental ability in the world of work: Occupational attainment and job performance

Schmidt, F. L., & Hunter, J. (2004). General mental ability in the world of work: Occupational attainment and job performance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86(1), 162–173.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: INT; INSBAT; AMT


 

A meta-analytic study of general mental ability validity for different occupations in the European community

Salgado, J. F., Anderson, N., Moscoso, S., Bertua, C., de Fruyt, F., & Rolland, J. P. (2003). A meta-analytic study of general mental ability validity for different occupations in the European community. The Journal of Applied Psychology, 88(6), 1068–1081.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: INT; INSBAT; AMT


 

The validity and utility of selection methods in personnel psychology: Practical and theoretical implications of 85 years of research findings

Schmidt, F. L., & Hunter, J. E. (1998). The validity and utility of selection methods in personnel psychology: Practical and theoretical implications of 85 years of research findings. Psychological Bulletin, 124(2), 262–274.

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Suitable tests in the VTS: INT; INSBAT; AMT


 

The big five personality dimensions and job performance: A meta-analysis

Barrick, M. R., & Mount, M. K. (1991). The big five personality dimensions and job performance: A meta-analysis. Personnel Psychology, 44(1), 1–26.

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suitable tests in the VTS: BFSI; B5PS


 

Safety & Manufacturing

Professional driver


 

Cognitive and personality determinants of safe driving performance in professional drivers

Vetter, M., Schünemann, A. L., Brieber, D., Debelak, R., Gatscha, M., Grünsteidel, F., Herle, M., Mandler, G., & Ortner, T. M. (2018). Cognitive and personality determinants of safe driving performance in professional drivers. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 52, 191–201.

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Used tests: SAROAD; AMT; ATAVT; COG; DTIVPE; RT


 

Predicting safe driving behaviour in professional drivers: a theory-based validation of cognitive and personality tests

Vetter, M., Schünemann, L., Debelak, R., Gatscha, M., Herle, M., Mandler, G., & Ortner, T. (2015). Vorhersage von sicherheitsrelevantem Fahrverhalten bei Berufskraftfahrern: Eine theoriegeleitete Validierung von Leistungs- und Persönlichkeitstests. Zeitschrift für Verkehrssicherheit, 61(4), 222–234.

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Used tests: SAROAD; AMT; ATAVT; COG; DT; IVPE; RT


 

Selection system prediction of safety: A step toward zero accidents in South African mining

Aguilera-Vanderheyden, R. (2013). Selection system prediction of safety: A step toward zero accidents in South African mining [Unpublished master’s thesis] [Minnesota State University].

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Used tests: 2HAND; COG; DT; LVT; RT; ZBA


 

The concurrent validity of learning potential and psychomotor ability measures for the selection of haul truck operators in an open-pit mine

Pelser, M., Bergh, Z. C., & Visser, D. (2005). The concurrent validity of learning potential and psychomotor ability measures for the selection of haul truck operators in an open-pit mine. SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, 31(2), 58–70.

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used tests: 2HAND; COG; DT; ZBA


 

Safety & Manufacturing

Aviation


 

Value of Vienna Test System in psychological screening of flying cadets

Yingchao, W., Zhikang, Z., Jinjie, S., Qing, X., & Zhongli, M. (2015). Value of Vienna Test System in psychological screening of flying cadets. Military Medical Sciences, 2, 97–100.

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Used tests: 2HAND; DT


 

Statistical judgment formation in personnel selection: A study in military aviation psychology

Arendasy, M., Sommer, M., & Hergovich, A. (2007). Statistical judgment formation in personnel selection: A study in military aviation psychology. Military Psychology, 19(2), 119–136.

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Used tests: A3DW; AMT; COG; DT; SMK; VERGED; VISGED


 

Validation of the dutch airforce test battery using artificial neural networks

Sommer, M., Häusler, J., Koning, A. J., & Arendasy, M. (2006). Validation of the dutch airforce test battery using artificial neural networks. Proceedings from 48th Annual International Military Testing Association, 1–10.

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Used tests: A3DW; COG; INSBAT; TAVT; TAVTMB


 

Improvements in personnel selection with neural networks: A pilot study in the field of aviation psychology.

Sommer, M., Olbrich, A., & Arendasy, M. (2004). Improvements in personnel selection with neural networks: A pilot study in the field of aviation psychology. The International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 14(1), 103–115.

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sed tests: COG; DT; SIGNAL; TAVTMB; VIGIL


 

Staff & Management

Improvement of reaction time after a workplace physical activity intervention

Laux, R. C., & Corazza, S. T. (2019). Improvement of reaction time after a workplace physical activity intervention. Revista Brasileira de Medicina Do Esporte, 25(6), 515–519.

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Used tests: RT


 

Career success perception and work-related behaviour of employees in geriatric care. A pilot study in a German geriatric care facility

Eith, T. K., Researcher, J., Associate, H. S., & Schusterschitz, C. (2011). Career success perception and work-related behaviour of employees in geriatric care. A pilot study in a German geriatric care facility. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 25, 45–52.

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Used tests: AVEM


 

Objektiv und Ökonomisch: Eine Testbatterie zur Erfassung unterschiedlicher Aspekte der emotionalen Belastbarkeit im beruflichen Kontext

Ortner, T. M., & Kubinger, K. D. (2008). Objektiv und Ökonomisch: Eine Testbatterie zur Erfassung unterschiedlicher Aspekte der emotionalen Belastbarkeit im beruflichen Kontext [Objective and economic: A battery for the assessment of emotional aspects when working under pressure]. In W. Sarges & D. Scheffer (Eds.), Innovative Ansätze für die Eignungsdiagnostik (pp. 167–173). Hogrefe: Göttingen.

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Used tests: BACO


 

Beanspruchungsmuster im Lehrerberuf

Schaarschmidt, U., & Kieschke, U. (2007). Beanspruchungsmuster im Lehrerberuf. In M. Rothland (Ed.), Belastung und Beanspruchung im Lehrerberuf (pp. 81–98). Springer VS.

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Used tests: AVEM


 

Is there a relationship between job characteristics and positive experiences under flow conditions?

Rau, R., & Riedel, S. (2004). Besteht ein Zusammenhang zwischen dem Auftreten von positivem Arbeitserleben unter Flow-Bedingungen und Merkmalen der Arbeitstätigkeit? Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 48(2), 55–66.

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Used tests: AVEM


 

Job & Career

Gender differences in the attitudes towards work among young students. Cognitive and motivational features

Sebastian, V. (2013). Gender differences in the attitudes towards work among young students. Cognitive and motivational features. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 78, 551–555.

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Used tests: AHA


 

Ausgewählt: Elektronische Tests in der Personalauswahl von Kundenberatern

Schlangen, J., & Vetter, M. (2013). Ausgewählt: Elektronische Tests in der Personalauswahl von Kundenberatern. In A. Hof & M. Brünen (Eds.), Personalrecruitment. Impulse aus der Praxis (pp. 67–84). buw Unternehmensgruppe.

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Used tests: AHA; BACO; BFSI; INSBAT; SIMKAP; SKASUK


 

A multi-method approach to studying the relationship between character strengths and vocational interests in adolescents

Proyer, R. T., Sidler, N., Weber, M., & Ruch, W. (2012). A multi-method approach to studying the relationship between character strengths and vocational interests in adolescents. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 12(2), 141–157.

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Used tests: MOI


 

Working memory dimensions as differential predictors of the speed and error aspect of multitasking performance

Bühner, M., König, C. J., Pick, M., & Krumm, S. (2006). Working memory dimensions as differential predictors of the speed and error aspect of multitasking performance. Human Performance, 19(3), 253–275.

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Used tests: SIMKAP


 

Working memory, fluid intelligence, and attention are predictors of multitasking performance, but polychronicity and extraversion are not.

König, C. J., Bühner, M., & Murling, G. (2005). Working memory, fluid intelligence, and attention are predictors of multitasking performance, but polychronicity and extraversion are not. Human Performance, 18(3), 243–266.

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Used tests: SIMKAP


 

Academic Testing

Do individual differences in test preparation compromise the measurement fairness of admission tests?

Arendasy, M. E., Sommer, M., Gutiérrez-lobos, K., & Fritz, J. (2016). Do individual differences in test preparation compromise the measurement fairness of admission tests? Intelligence, 55, 44–56.

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Used tests: INSBAT


 

Using automatic item generation to meet the increasing item demands of high-stakes educational and occupational assessment

Arendasy, M. E., & Sommer, M. (2012). Using automatic item generation to meet the increasing item demands of high-stakes educational and occupational assessment. Learning and Individual Differences, 22(1), 112–117.

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Used tests: INSBAT


 

Using psychometric technology in educational assessment: The case of a schema-based isomorphic approach to the automatic generation of quantitative reasoning items.

Arendasy, M., & Sommer, M. (2007). Using psychometric technology in educational assessment: The case of a schema-based isomorphic approach to the automatic generation of quantitative reasoning items. Learning and Individual Differences, 17(4), 366–383.

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used tests: INSBAT


 

Research on HR-related psychological constructs

Discovering the second side of the coin: Integrating situational perception into psychological assessment.

Ziegler, M., & Horstmann, K. (2015). Discovering the second side of the coin: Integrating situational perception into psychological assessment. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 31(2), 69–74.

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Used tests: B5PS


 

Intelligence, creativity, and cognitive control: The common and differential involvement of executive functions in intelligence and creativity

Benedek, M., Jauk, E., Sommer, M., Arendasy, M., & Neubauer, A. C. (2014). Intelligence, creativity, and cognitive control: The common and differential involvement of executive functions in intelligence and creativity. Intelligence, 46, 73–83.

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Used tests: INSBAT; NBN


 

The relationship between intelligence and creativity: New support for the threshold hypothesis by means of empirical breakpoint detection

Jauk, E., Benedek, M., Dunst, B., & Neubauer, A. C. (2013). The relationship between intelligence and creativity: New support for the threshold hypothesis by means of empirical breakpoint detection. Intelligence, 41(4), 212–221.

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Used tests: BFSI; INSBAT


 

Investigating the ‘g’-saturation of various stratum-two factors using automatic item generation

Arendasy, M. E., Hergovich, A., & Sommer, M. (2008). Investigating the ‘g’-saturation of various stratum-two factors using automatic item generation. Intelligence, 36(6), 574–583.

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Used tests: 3D; INSBAT


 

Automatic generation of quantitative reasoning items: A pilot study

Arendasy, M., Sommer, M., Gittler, G., & Hergovich, A. (2006). Automatic generation of quantitative reasoning items: A pilot study. Journal of Individual Differences, 27(1), 2–14.

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Used tests: INSBAT


 

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