Personnel Selection

Construct: Personnel Selection Source: ONES, D. S. and VISWESVARAN, C. (1996), Bandwidth–fidelity dilemma in personality measurement for personnel selection. J. Organiz. Behav., 17: 609–626. Argues that narrower personality measures are more effective than broad ones such as Big-Five DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1379(199611)17:6<609::AID-JOB1828>3.0.CO;2-K

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Protestant Ethic

Construct: Protestant Ethic Source: Mirels, H. L., & Garrett, J. B. (1971). The Protestant ethic as a personality variable. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 36, 40–44. 19 items DOI: 10.1037/h0030477

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Temporal Focus – Past, Present, and Future

Construct: Temporal Focus Source: Shipp, A. J., Edwards, J. R., & Lambert, L. S. (2009). Conceptualization and measurement of temporal focus: The subjective experience of the past, present, and future. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 110(1): 1-22. 12 item Temporal Focus Scale DOI: 10.1016/j.obhdp.2009.05.001

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Organizational Machiavellianism

Construct: Organizational Machiavellianism Source: Kessler, S.R., Bandelli, A.C., Spector, P.E., Borman, W.C., Nelson, C.E., & Penney, L.M. (in press). Reexamining Machiavelli: A three dimensional model of Machiavellianism in the workplace. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. Took excerpts from Machiavelli’s The Prince to create a scale of Machiavellianism in an Organization DOI: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2010.00643.x

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Handshake

Construct: Handshake Source: Chaplin, W. F., Phillips, J. B., Brown, J. D., Clanton, N. R., & Stein, J. L. (2000). Handshaking, gender, personality and first impressions. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 110–117. 5 item scale to assess handshake characteristics. Used in: Stewart, Greg L.; Dustin, Susan L.; Barrick, Murray R.; Darnold, Todd C. […]

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Psychological Collectivism

Construct: Psychological Collectivism Source: Jackson, C. L., Colquitt, J. A., Wesson, M. J, & Zapata-Phelan, C. P. (2006). Psychological Collectivism: A measurement validation and linkage to group member performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91, 884-899. 5 item This is an individual-difference form of Collectivism or idiocentrism/allocentrism. DOI: 10.1037/0021-9010.91.4.884

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Person-Organization Fit

Source 1: Bretz, R. B., & Judge, T. A. (1994). Person-organization fit and the theory of work adjustment: Implications for satisfaction, tenure, and career success. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 44, 32-54. 3 items. DOI: 10.1006/jvbe.1994.1003   Source 2: Cable, D. M., & Judge, T. A. (1996). Person-organization fit, job choice decisions, and organizational entry. Organizational […]

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Team Innovation

Construct: Types of Innovation Source: Burpitt, W. J. & Bigoness, W. J. 1997. Leadership and Innovation among Teams: The Impact of Empowerment. Small Group Research, 28(3): 414 – 423. 4 items DOI: 10.1177/1046496497283005

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Task conflict and relationship conflict

Construct: Task conflict and relationship conflict Source 1: Jehn, K. A. (1995). A multimethod examination of the benefits and detriments of intragroup conflict. Administrative Science Quarterly, 40, 256-282. This is a widely used scale featuring four items for task conflict and four items for relationship conflict. 42 item survey used. DOI: 10.2307/2393638 Qualitative approaches Source […]

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Organizational Identification

Construct: Organizational Identification Source 1: Edwards, M. R. and Peccei, R. (2007) “Organizational identification: Development and testing of a conceptually grounded measure”, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 16(1), 25-57. DOI: 10.1080/13594320601088195 Source 2: Mael, F.A. & Tetrick, L.E. (1992). Identifying organizational identification. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 52, 813-824. 10 item scale. DOI: 10.1177/0013164492052004002 […]

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