Chapter 8. Alternative Ways of Assessing Personality

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  1. Mark Cook

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470742723.ch8

Personnel Selection: Adding Value Through People, Fifth Edition

Personnel Selection: Adding Value Through People, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Cook, M. (2008) Alternative Ways of Assessing Personality, in Personnel Selection: Adding Value Through People, Fifth Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470742723.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470986455

Online ISBN: 9780470742723

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Keywords:

  • alternative ways of assessing personality;
  • Thematic Apperception Test (TAT);
  • Defence Mechanism Test (DMT), using picture showing a hero figure and a hideous face;
  • Qs ORT technique - using statements similar to PQ items;
  • five personality factor combination - correlated 0.54 career success;
  • demonstration by paper-and-pencil test and Motivation Analysis Test (MAT);
  • Implicit Association Tests (IATs) - first devised to assess racism;
  • behavioural demonstration - assessment centre exercises for revealing personality;
  • agreeableness and conscientiousness;
  • absolute threshold - Eysenck, biological basis for neuroticism and extraversion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Self - report

  • Other reports

  • Demonstration evidence

  • Recorded evidence

  • Involuntary evidence

  • Key points

  • Key references