Psyche - The Newsletter of The Psychometrics Forum

 78. Summer 2017 (Membership only)

Contents

  • A few words from your editor, Tameron Chappell, Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Harvey Nash
  • The Psychometrics Forum committee – update
  • Pioneers and landmarks in intelligence testing 3, Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair, Independent Chartered Psychologist
  • Adult personality change: mission impossible? Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair, Independent Chartered Psychologist - Presenting at the TPF 8th March Event - Review by Daphne van der Wielen & Natalie Ruffell, Consultants at Saville Assessment
  • Psychology, technology and snake oil.  Alan Redman, Director, Criterion Partnership Ltd - Presenting at the TPF 8th March Event - Review by Natalie Ruffell, Consultant at Saville Assessment & John Martindale, Consultant Analyst at Saville Assessment 

77. Spring 2017 click here

Contents

  • A few words from your editor, Tameron Chappell, Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Harvey Nash
  • The Psychometrics Forum Committee
  • Pioneers and Landmarks in intelligence tests: 1. Introduction to the series, Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair, Independent Chartered Psychologist
  • Emotional Intelligence  - Attitude or Trait, TPF Event 21st September 2016: The JCA Emotional Profile: an introduction.  Speakers: Dan Hughes, Product Director and Peter Clarke, Senior Consultant at JCA Global, review by Alexandra Achaack, Psychometric Consultant, Talent Q, part of the Korn Ferry Hay Group
  • Emotional Intelligence  - Attitude or Trait, TPF Event 21st September 2016: A Fresh Humanistic Look at Emotional Intelligence.  Speakers: Stewart Desson, CEO and Founder of Lumina Learning and Julie Ensor, Business Psychologist and Psychometrician at Lumina Learning, review by Manjula Bray, Director of Selectif Ltd.
  • Promoting Test Standards: The British Experience of Going Global:  Poster presented by Nigel Evans, ITC Representative, The British Psychological Society.
  • NEW FRONTIERS, NOVEMBER 2016: Towards a Periodic Table of Personality.  Speakers: Wendy Lord, Independent Consultant; Professor Stephen Woods, Surrey Business School, University of Surrey; Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF VIce Chair, Independent Chartered Psychologist; Dr Anat Bardi, Royal Holloway, University of London, review by Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice-Chair 

76. Autumn 2016 click here

Contents

  • Heroes, landmarks and blind alleys in personality assessment. 9. Arriving at the Frontier. Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair
  • Nigel Povah, Chairman and CEO at a&dc LtdUses and Abuses of Assessment Centres (TPF 23rd June). Review by Dr Jane Pollock, Research & Business Psychologist, Psychometrician.
  • AC Wash-Up Poster (TPF 23rd June) Dr Kate Hammond, Business Psychologist & Associate Lecturer
  • Dr Charles Bethell-Fox, Senior Client Partner at Korn Ferry Hay Group London. The challenges faced by 21st Century CEOs and how Korn Ferry Hay Group assess CEOs using real-life leadership simulations (TPF  23rd June). Review by Trish Guthrie, Independent Consultant.
  • Dr Paul Brewerton, Strengths Partnership Ltd.  The Application of Strengthscope (R) to facilitate Career Coaching. (TPF 10th March).  Review by Helen Haynes, Global Head of Professional Development at Fidessa.
  • Rob Archer, Chartered Psychologist, The Career Psychologist. Headstuck - Why so many of us get stuck in career paralysis - and what to do about it? (TPF 10th March).  Review by John Jackson, Senior Consultant at Inspired Partners.
  • Saville Consulting WAVE Training.  Review by Dr Josephine Storek, C.Psychol. Honarary Fellow and Research Associate, University College London (UCL)

75. Spring 2016  click here

Contents

  • Heroes, landmarks and blind alleys in personality assessment  8. Connecting normal and dysfunctional personality characteristics  - Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair
  • Dr Pete Jones - Unconscious bias: further developments in implicitly (TPF, 25 June 2015) - Review by Dr Kate Hammond, Business Psychologist & Associate Lecturer
  • Mark Powell - Finding future leaders in your organisation (TPF, 22nd September 2015) - Review by Philippa Riley, Principal R&D Consultant, a&dc Ltd
  • Dr Gene Johnson - Assessing learning agility to predict high potential (TPF, 22nd September 2015) - Review by Sarah Perrot, Cresco Consulting Ltd
  • New frontiers 2015 - 24th November seminar - Review by Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair
  • TPF student MSc dissertation award – Anthony Thompson  - Introduction by Nicholas Bennett, Ledborough Associates & TPF committee member
  • The team role preference test: psychometric validation of a new team role inventory - Anthony Thompson
  • The ‘Psychic’ Psychologist – Rob Bailey  (TPF Networking Event 24th November 2015) - Review by Trish Guthrie, Trish Guthrie Consulting

74. Summer 2015 click here

Contents

  • A word from your editor by Adrian Starkey
  • The utility of psychometric tests for small organizations – Prof. Paul Barrett
  • Heroes, landmarks and blind alleys in personality assessment 7. Personality, feelings and the pursuit of happiness  - Dr Hugh McCredie
  • Workforce analytics: who’s fooling who?  -  Dr Max Blumberg
  • TIFF – the ‘actometric’ in a psychometric world!  - Rona Rowe
  • Prof. Adrian Furnham - Personality & politics (TPF, 11th March 2015), review by Nicholas Bennett
  • Dr Rainer Kurz - Politics and the psychology of abuse and cover up (TPF, 11th March 2015), review by Anna Barlow
  • Dr Hugh McCredie  - The great and the good? Personalities of CEO’s, US Presidents and UK Politicians (TPF, 11th March 2015), review by Trish Guthrie
  • MBTI training, review by Rosemarie Potts

73. Spring 2015 click here 

Contents

  • A word from the Chair by Xanthy Kallis, Chair of the Psychometrics Forum
  • Heroes 6 - Circumplex models of personality - Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice-chair
  • Supporting transition of armed forces personnel into Civvy Street by Sharon Patmore, CPsychol, Head of Workplace Psychology, Royal British Legion Industries
  • Coaching, risk & opportunity by Geoff Trickey, Managing Director, Psychological Consultancy Ltd
  • Dr Robert Hogan – The dark side of personality, (TPF, 24 September 2014), review by Kris Bush, Director of Ascolto Ltd
  • Tales from the frontier 2014, (TPF, 25 November 2014), review by Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice-chair

72. Autumn/ Winter 2014 click here 

Contents

  • A few words from your Editor by Adrian Starkey
  • Heroes, landmarks and blind alleys in personality assessment: 5. The contribution of the laboratory and experimental psychology: The work of Jeffery Gray (1934–2004) -  Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice-Chair
  • Dr Rainer Kurz - Structure and dynamics of personality, ability and competency assessment (TPF, 25 June 2014), review by Dr Jane Pollock
  • Dr Paul Barrett - Beyond GMA: cognition, cognitive processes & the cognitive process profile (CPP) (TPF, 25 June 2014), review by Dr Kate Hammond
  • Andrew Munro - Illuminating the dark side/drunks looking for keys under a lamp post? (TPF, 25 September 2014), review by Nicholas Bennett – TPF committee member and Chairman of Ledborough Associates

71. Summer 2014 click here

Contents

  • A few words from your Editor by Adrian Starkey
  • Heroes, landmarks and blind alleys in personality assessment: 4. The later psycho-lexical trait studies and the emergence of the Big Five - Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice-Chair
  • Digital Psychometrics: Personality Assessment in the Social Media & Big Data Era - Roy Childs, Team Focus Ltd
  • Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic - Digital Psychometrics: Personality Assessment in the Social Media & Big Data Era (1) (TPF, 2nd April 2014), review by Gemma Smith, Consultant, Saville Consulting Ltd
  • Rob Bailey - Digital Psychometrics: Personality Assessment in the Social Media & Big Data Era (2) (TPF, 2nd April 2014), review by John Jackson, Fusion Leadership
  • Lumina Learning - A Spark of Personality: An account of the recent TPF members-only
  • qualification training provided by Lumina Learning at University of Westminster, review by Paul Harris – Director, Health Psychology Ireland

70. Spring 2014 click here

Contents

  • Letter from the Chair by Xanthy Kallis
  • Heroes, landmarks and blind alleys in personality assessment - 3. Measures originating in clinical data 5 - Dr Hugh McCredie – TPF Vice-Chair
  • New tests for recruits and the changing nature of warfare - Sidney H. Irvine
  • Tales from the Frontier 2013 - Dr Hugh McCredie – TPF Vice-Chair
  • Entrepreneurship and gender - “We’re not so different, you and I”  - Emadad Khan, Three Minute Mile

69. Winter 2013 click here

Contents

  • A few words from your editor  by Adrian Starkey
  • Big data and workforce analytics: an unresolved ambivalence - Prof. Paul Barrett, Chief Research Scientist, Cognadev
  • Heroes, landmarks and blind alleys in personality assessment –2. Early implicit measures and the first psycho-lexical trait studies - Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice-Chair
  • Moving (macro) engagement to the individual level 17 - Neil Hepworth, former employee and Alan Bourne, Talent Q
  • Vanessa Rhone - Uses and abuses of the MBTI with teams, (TPF, 26th September 2013) review by Victoria Hall, Talent Futures
  • Stewart Desson - Lumina Spark psychometric profile – An integrative ‘whole person’ approach to measuring personality building on the Big 5 and best of Jung, (TPF, 26th September 2013) review by Harpal Dhatt, Chartered Occupational Psychologist and CEO of Glow at Work

68. Autumn 2013 click here

Contents

  • A Few Words from Your Editor by Adrian Starkey
  • The British Army Recruitment Battery (BARB) After 21 Years: The End of a Generation? - Sidney H. Irvine
  • Heroes, landmarks and blind alleys in personality assessment - Dr Hugh McCredie
  • Wendy Lord & Jon Cowell - The Relationship between Leadership Effectiveness and Personality (TPF 17th April 2013), review by John Jackson, Fusion Leadership
  • Dr Douglas Board - Science, Politics and intuition in Selecting for Senior Roles (TPF, 17th April 2013), review by Ann Rodrigues & Lynne Hindmarch

 67. Spring 2013 click here

Contents

  • A word from our TPF Chair by Xanthy Kallis
  • Correspondence testing of recruiter bias and the Implicit Association Test - Pete Jones, Shire Professional5
  • What makes coaching effective? The importance of self-perception and openness to change for ‘Engagement’ within development - Jodi O’Dell, Changeinc
  • Millennial Values and the Workplace - Emadad Khan, Three Minute Mile 10
  • Using the Team Emotional Intelligence Survey to help teams increase performance - Geetu Bharwaney, Ei World 12
  • BF Friends & Relations - Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice-chair

66. Winter 2012 click here

Contents

  • A Few Words from your Editor by Adrian Starkey
  • Employability, corporatization, global unemployment, and I/O psychologists - Paul Barrett, MD Advanced Projects R&D Ltd, Honorary Professor of Psychology, University of Auckland, NZ. Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Canterbury, NZ
  • Psychometrics, Cognitive Capability and the Measurement of Potential to Handle Increasing Levels of Complexity - Richard Sale, Managing Director EDAC Ltd and Peter Taylor, Managing Director BIOSS Europe
  • The Use of Psychometrics in Assessment Centres: “Best Practice’ and Current Usage - Philippa Riley, Senior Consultant, Product Development Assessment and Development Consultants
  • Using Trait Psychometrics to Improve Selection - Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair
  • Philippe Rosinski - Creating and Cultivating a Thriving Organisation (TPF, 26th September, 2012), review by Sarah Perrott, Cresco Consulting
  • Mark Batey - Creativity & Innovation (TPF, 26th September, 2012), review John Jackson, Fusion Leadership

65. Summer 2012 click here

Contents

  • A Few Words from your Editor by Adrian Starkey
  • Mindfulness at Work 1st Annual Conference – Brain-based approaches to improving employee resilience and productivity  - Harpal Dhatt, CEO at Glow at Work & Chartered Occupational Psychologist
  • Blogging – ‘Fresh Perspective on Psychometrics’ Some introductory comments - Rajesh Chopra
  • Dr Pete Jones’ & Tinu Cornish  - Hard Science & Hard Lessons: What our neurology can teach us about managing our biases (TPF Workshop, 8th May 2012), review by Claire Barnes, Partner, Lucent Psychology
  • Dr Tatiana Bachkirova - Developmental Coaching: Working with the Self (TPF, 8th May 2012), review by Nicholas Bateson, Director of Capital Psychometrics Limited
  • Dan Hughes  - A&DC’s Resilience Questionnaire (TPF, 8th May 2012), review by Dr Jay Roseveare, C.Psychol., Work-Psychology Associates

64. Spring 2012 click here

Contents

  • A Few Words from your Editor by Adrian Starkey
  • Report from the Chair by Xanthy Kallis, Chair of The Psychometrics Forum
  • Interpreting Commercial Personality Test Scores: Separating the Subjective from the Objective - Paul Barrett, MD Advanced Projects R&D Ltd, Honorary Professor of Psychology, University of Auckland, NZ. Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Canterbury, NZ.
  • Using Jaques’ Categories of Mental Processes (CMP) to Predict Managerial Potential - Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair
  • The Stability and Organisational Value of Personality Assessment  - Dr Paula Cruise, Managing Consultant, Research & Development, OPP Ltd
  • Stereotype Threat - Dr Pete Jones, Research Psychologist, Shire Professional
  • Risk Type – The Human Factor in the Risk Equation - Geoff Trickey,  MD Psychological Consultancy Ltd.
  • Evaluating Dominant Personality Traits of Potential Sales Reps Is there value in testing for personality during the sales recruitment process?  - Matt Goff, Partner TQF Inc
  • Finding the perfect partner; can work psychology learn anything from the world of on line dating? - Andrew Munro, Director of AM Azure Consulting
  • Dr Adrian Furnham  - The Dark Side of Leadership; Too Much of a Good Thing, is a Bad Thing (TPF, February 2012), review by Rajesh Chopra, Intern at Glow at Work
  • Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe & John Alban-Metcalfe -  Leadership & the Use of Psychometrics (TPF, February 2012) review by Lynne Hindmarch, Business Psychologist. TPF Committee Member

63. Winter 2011 click here

Contents

  • A Few Words from your Editor  by Adrian Starkey
  • Do Psychometrics Work in Real-world Organisations? -  Dr Max Blumberg, Research Fellow University of London and Founder of the Blumberg Partnership
  • The Impact of Individual Resilience  - Philipa Riley, Senior Consultant, Product Development at A&DC
  • Do Managers Need to be Open-minded  - Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair
  • Bob Hogan  - Personality, Leadership & Organisational Effectiveness  (TPF June 2011), review by Harpal Dhatt, TPF Committee Member & Glow at Work
  • Dr Steve Langhorn & Geetu Bharwaney  - Using the Emotional Intelligence Tool EQi in Global Team Coaching, (TPF, September 2011), review by Zorica Patel , Lecturer at Westminster Business School
  • Mark Gilroy – TMSDI & Sue Boyle (associate) - Building, Leading and Coaching a High Performing Team (TPF, September 2011) review by Tameron Chappell , Business Psychologist at athinka
  • Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic  - Assessing Entrepreneurial Potential; Dr Steve Woods - Ethnic differences in cognitive ability test performance; Dr Alan Bourne - Getting bang for your buck: enhancing the predictive validity of personality assessment by setting thresholds (TPF, November 2011), combined review by Dr Hugh McCredie, TPF Vice Chair
  • Dr Steve Blinkhorn  - Hard Times – or what the Dickens is Item Response Theory (IRT) for? (TPF, November 2011), review by Rob Bailey of OPP

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