Development and Validation of the Political Skill Inventory

  title={Development and Validation of the Political Skill Inventory},
  author={Gerald R. Ferris and Darren C. Treadway and Robert W. Kolodinsky and Wayne A. Hochwarter and Charles J. Kacmar and Ceasar Douglas and Dwight D. Frink},
  journal={Journal of Management},
  pages={126 - 152}
The present research was developed to examine the conceptualization and measurement of the political skill construct and to provide validation evidence for the Political Skill Inventory (PSI). The results of three investigations, involving seven samples, are reported that demonstrate consistency of the factor structure across studies, construct validity, and criterion-related validity of the PSI. As hypothesized, political skill was positively related to self-monitoring, political savvy, and… 

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