3. Personality in Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Not Much More Than Cheese

  1. Gerard P. Hodgkinson BA., MSc., PhD Professor, Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board Member, Chartered Occupational Psychologist2 and
  2. Dr. J. Kevin Ford BS., MA., PhD Professor3
  1. Jose M. Cortina and
  2. Michael J. Ingerick

Published Online: 11 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470029307.ch3

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20

How to Cite

Cortina, J. M. and Ingerick, M. J. (2005) Personality in Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Not Much More Than Cheese, in International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2005, Volume 20 (eds G. P. Hodgkinson and J. K. Ford), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470029307.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Leeds University Business School, The University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK; http://www.leeds.ac.uk/lubs/http://www.aimresearch.org

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, 129 Psychology Research Building, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI 48824, USA; http://www.io.psy.msu.edu/jkf

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, George Mason University, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, Virginia 22030, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470867105

Online ISBN: 9780470029305

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Keywords:

  • ‘objective’ self-report;
  • equipotentiality and equifinality;
  • trait–motive relationship;
  • principle of multi-determination;
  • ‘cognitions’ in personality;
  • Locus Of Control (LOC);
  • behavioral genetics;
  • neuroscience/biology;
  • industrial/organizational (I/O) psychology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Approaches to Traits and Measurement in I/O Psychology

  • Traits, Self-report, and I/O

  • Alternatives to a Trait Approach

  • Alternatives to Assumptions of Stability

  • Alternatives to Self-report

  • Looking Forward by Looking Back

  • What the Future Might Hold for I/O Psychology

  • Integration as an Opportunity

  • Integration as a Challenge

  • Final Thoughts

  • References