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|Title:||Toward a periodic table of personality: Mapping personality scales between the five-factor model and the circumplex model|
|Keywords:||Personality assessment;Selection;Personality testing;Periodic Table of Personality|
|Publisher:||American Psychological Association|
|Citation:||Journal of Applied Psychology, (2015)|
|Abstract:||In this study, we examine the structures of 10 personality inventories (PIs) widely used for personnel assessment by mapping the scales of PIs to the lexical Big Five circumplex model resulting in a Periodic Table of Personality. Correlations between 273 scales from 10 internationally popular PIs with independent markers of the lexical Big Five are reported, based on data from samples in 2 countries (United Kingdom, N 286; United States, N 1,046), permitting us to map these scales onto the Abridged Big Five Dimensional Circumplex model (Hofstee, de Raad, & Goldberg, 1992). Emerging from our findings we propose a common facet framework derived from the scales of the PIs in our study. These results provide important insights into the literature on criterion-related validity of personality traits, and enable researchers and practitioners to understand how different PI scales converge and diverge and how compound PI scales may be constructed or replicated. Implications for research and practice are considered.|
|Appears in Collections:||Brunel Business School Research Papers|
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