Progression through the Ranks : Assessing Employee Reactions to High-stakes Employment Testing

  title={Progression through the Ranks : Assessing Employee Reactions to High-stakes Employment Testing},
  author={Julie Smith David Gregory J. Gerard William E. McCarthy},
Employee reactions to promotional examinations were investigated in 2 studies (N = 498 & 182, respectively) of police officers. Anxiety, motivation, and justice perceptions were examined as possible predictors of promotional exam performance and intentions to recommend the exam to others. Reactions to a promotional examination were significantly and differentially related to those criteria. Motivation predicted performance whereas justice perceptions predicted recommendation intentions. In… CONTINUE READING

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