Resources

Resources

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Professional Guidelines

International Task Force on Assessment Center Guidelines (2015). Guidelines and Ethical Considerations for Assessment Center Operations, Journal of Management, 41, 1244-1273.

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2003). Principles for the validation and use of personnel selection procedures (4th ed.). Bowling Green, OH:

Country Specific Guidelines for Assessment Centers

Books

  • American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, American Council on Measurement in Education. (2014). Standards for Educational and Psychological Tests. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
  • Jackson, D.J.R., Lance, C.E., & Hoffman, B.J. (2012). The psychology of assessment centers, New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Obermann, C. (2018). Assessment center. Koln, Deutschland: Springer Gabler.
  • Povah, N. & Povah, L. Succeeding at assessment centres for dummies. Chichester, England: Wiley.
  • Povah, N. & Thornton, G.C. III. (2011). Assessment centres and global talent management (eds.), Farnham, England: Gower.
  • Schliebusch, S. & Roodt, G., Eds. (2018).  Assessment centres: Unlocking potential for growth (2nd ed.) Randburg: Knowres.
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2003). Principles for the validation and use of personnel selection procedures (4th ed.). Bowling Green, OH: Author.

  • Thornton, G.C., Rupp, D.E., & Hoffman, B.J. (2105). Assessment center perspectives for talent management strategies (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Thornton, G.C. III, Mueller-Hanson, R.A. & Rupp, D.E. (2107). Developing organizational simulations: a guide for practitioners, students, and researchers. New York, NY: Routledge.

Chapters and Journal Articles

  • Bray, D. W., & Grant, D. L. (1966). The assessment center in the measurement of potential for business management. Psychological Monographs: General and Applied, 80, 1-27.
  • Byham, W.C. (1970). Assessment center for spotting future managers. Harvard Business Review, 48, 150 160, plus appendix.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Civil Rights Commission, Department of Labor, & Department of Justice. (1978). Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures, Federal Register, 43 (166), 38290-38309.
  • Gibbons, A. M. & Rupp, D. E. (in press). Exploring the interpersonal and dynamic nature of persons and situations through assessment center methods. European Journal of Personality
  • Thornton, G.C. III & Lievens, F. (2018). Theoretical principles relevant to assessment center design and implementation. In S, Schlebusch, & G. Roodt (Eds). Assessment Centres: Unlocking Potential for Growth (2nd Edition), Randburg: Knowres.
  • Lefkowitz, J. & Lowman, R.L. (2017). Ethics of Employee Selection. In J.L. Farr & N.T. Tippins, Handbook of employee selection (2nd ed). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • PREDICTIVE VALIDITY: Selection Promotion
  • Arthur, W., Jr., Day, E. A., McNelly, T. L., & Edens, P. S. (2003). A meta-analysis of the criterion-related validity of assessment center dimensions. Personnel Psychology, 56, 125-154.

  • Bray, D. W., & Grant, D. L. (1966). The assessment center in the measurement of potential for business management. Psychological Monographs: General and Applied, 80, 1-27.

  • Sackett, P.R., Shewach, O.R., & Keiser, H.N. (2017). Assessment centers versus cognitive ability tests: Challenging the conventional wisdom on criterion-related validity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 102, 1435-1447.

  • Thornton et al (2015). Chapters 9, 10, 11.

 

  • FAIRNESS
  • Dean, M. A., Roth, P. L., & Bobko, P. (2008). Ethnic and gender subgroup differences in assessment center ratings: A meta-analysis. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 685-691.

  • Thornton, G.C. III, Rupp,  Gibbons, VanHove
  • APPLICANT REACTIONS
  • TRAINING WITH DEVELOPMENTAL AC
  • Gibbons, A. M., Rupp, D. E., Snyder, L. A., & Holub, A. S., & Woo, S. E. (2006). A preliminary investigation of developable dimensions. Psychologist-Manager Journal, 9, 99-123.

  • Rupp, D. E., Baldwin, A. M., & Bashshur, M. R. (2006).Using developmental assessment centers to foster workplace fairness. Psychologist-Manager Journal, 9, 145-170.

  • Rupp, D. E., Gibbons, A. M., Baldwin, A. M., Snyder, L. A., Spain, S. M., Woo, S. E., Brummel, B., Sims, C., & Kim, M.-J. (2006). An initial validation of developmental assessment centers as accurate assessments and effective training interventions. Psychologist-Manager Journal, 9, 171-200.

  • Rupp, D. E., Snyder, L. A., Gibbons, A. M., & Thornton, G. C. III (2006). What should developmental assessment centers be developing? Psychologist-Manager Journal, 9, 75-98.

  • Woo, S., Sims, C., Rupp, D., & Gibbons, A. M. (2008). Development engagement within and following developmental assessment centers: Considering feedback favorability and self-assessor agreement. Personnel Psychology, 61, 727-759.

  • CONSTRUCTING SIMULATIONS/EXERCISES
  • Thornton, G. C., Hanson, R. M., & Rupp, D. E. (2017). Developing Organizational Simulations: A Guide for Practitioners, Students, and Researchers. New York, NY: Routledge.

    Thornton, G. C. III, & Rupp, D. E. (2003). Simulations and assessment centers. In J. C. Thomas (Ed.), & M. Hersen (Series Ed.), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment, vol. 4: Industrial and Organizational Assessment (pp. 318-344). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

  • Brummel, B., Rupp, D. E., Spain, S. (2009). Constructing parallel simulation exercises for assessment centers and other forms of behavioral assessment. Personnel Psychology, 62. 135-170.

  • CROSS CULTURAL ISSUES
  • Gibbons, A. M., †Rupp, D. E., Kim, M.-J., & Woo, S. E., (2006). Perceptions of managerial performance dimensions in Korea. Psychologist-Manager Journal, 9, 125-143.

  • TECHNOLOGY

    Guidry, B., Rupp, D. E., Lanik, M. (2013). Tracing cognition with assessment center simulations: Using technology to see in the dark. In M. Fetzer and K. Tuzinski, Simulations for Personnel Selection. New York: Springer (pp. 231-257).

  • Reynolds, D. H. & Rupp, D. E. (2010). Advances in technology-facilitated assessment. In J. C. Scott & D. H. Reynolds (Eds.), Handbook of Workplace Assessment: Evidence-Based Practices for Selecting and Developing Organizational Talent (pp. 609-641). San Fransisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

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