A meta-analytic study of general mental ability validity for different occupations in the European community.

  title={A meta-analytic study of general mental ability validity for different occupations in the European community.},
  author={Jes{\'u}s F. Salgado and Neil R. Anderson and Silvia Moscoso and Cristina Bertua and Filip De Fruyt and Jean Pierre Rolland},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={88 6},
A comprehensive meta-analysis of the validity of general mental ability (GMA) measures across 12 occupational categories in the European Community (EC) is presented. GMA measures showed that there is validity generalization and large operational validities for job performance and training success in 11 occupational groups. Results also showed that job complexity moderated the magnitude of the operational validity of GMA tests across three levels of job complexity: low, medium, and high. In… 

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