Preface to the First Edition, 1993 Preface to the Second Edition, 2010 Foreword, by Professor Beatrice van der Heijden Radboud University Nijmegen, Open University of the Netherlands and University of Twente Introduction - Which test? - How to use the test summaries - Presentation of the test summaries - Psychology at work - The theories behind occupational psychology - Warning for potential users - What tests say about an employer - The acceptability of psychological tests - Matching people to company cultures Glossary Insights and Perspectives - Users' perspectives - Testers' perspectives - Testees' perspectives - A professional, academic psychologist's perspective - A note on computer-based and online testing - how can accuracy be ensured? The Tests - Bortner Type A Questionnaire - PAPI - The Personality and Preference Inventory - MBT(R) or Myers Briggs Type Indicator(R) - 16PF(R) - 15 FQ+ - OPQ 32 - Motivation Questionnaire - FIRO-B(R) or Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation - B - TKI or Thomas-Kilmann Mode of Conflict Instrument - Raven's Progressive Matrices - Watson Glaser Critical Thinking Appraisal - DMT - Belbin's Team Role Model Tests - Woodcock's Team Development Approach: an Alternative to Belbin - Global Competence Aptitude Assessment Further Reading Useful Websites and Contact Details Index
Dr Stephanie Jones is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at Maastricht School of Management, and also acts as Academic Co-ordinator for Doctoral Programmes. She gained her PhD from University College London and Bachelor's degree from the London School of Economics. She has taught on the MBA program of MSM in Maastricht, Kuwait, Egypt, Yemen, China, Vietnam, Rwanda, Ghana, Malawi, Suriname, Peru and Kazakhstan. Dr Jones previously managed consulting (including recruiting) and training businesses in the UK, Hong Kong, China, India, Australia and Dubai. She has also taught for the Universities of Exeter, Cranfield and Leicester of the UK. Dr Jones has authored more than 25 books on business and management, including on the subjects of psychology, leadership, culture, recruitment, career development and expatriation. When not travelling around the world teaching, she spends her time researching and writing from her holiday home and boat in Malta.