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

@inproceedings{Palumbo2005TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Job Knowledge in the Cognitive Ability-Performance Relationship},
  author={Mark V. Palumbo and Corey E. Miller and Valerie L. Shalin and Debra Steele-Johnson},
  year={2005}
}
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… 

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