Corpus ID: 736284

The Impact of Job Knowledge in the Cognitive Ability-Performance Relationship

  title={The Impact of Job Knowledge in the Cognitive Ability-Performance Relationship},
  author={M. V. Palumbo and C. Miller and V. Shalin and D. Steele-Johnson},
  • M. V. Palumbo, C. Miller, +1 author D. Steele-Johnson
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • This study compared the efficacy of a job knowledge test in predicting task performance and examined the mediating effect of job knowledge in the cognitive ability-performance relationship. Two hundred undergraduates completed a test of cognitive ability and a written job knowledge test, and then performed a computer-generated truck dispatching simulation. Results demonstrated that job knowledge was a better predictor of task performance than was cognitive ability. Furthermore, the scores from… CONTINUE READING

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