[IPAC-List] Human Performance Special Issue call for papers: Psychometric Development and Evaluation of Measures in the Organizational Sciences

Dennis Doverspike dennisdoverspike at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 13:00:50 EST 2019

Did you get my comment

I need a short version - something people might actually read. Can always
give a link to the longer versoin


On Sun, Jan 20, 2019 at 12:41 AM Dennis Doverspike <
dennisdoverspike at gmail.com> wrote:

> Winfred.  Where have you been the last 50 years.  How about a short
> version fir sending out to millennials
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Jan 19, 2019, at 10:02 PM, Winfred Arthur, Jr. <w-arthur at tamu.edu>
> wrote:
> Please see below and attached.
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> *Human Performance*
> Call for Papers:  *Psychometric Development and Evaluation of Measures in
> the Organizational Sciences*
> *Submission Deadline:  June 30th, 2019*
> "*Measuring things better advances everything that we do*" (Cecil
> Reynolds, April 2018)
> In the organizational sciences, as in all of the sciences, the quality of
> our research is often dependent on the quality of the measures we use.  It
> really does not matter how good our sample is or how elegant our research
> design may be if we do not assess the key constructs with high quality
> measures that are supported by a wealth of validity evidence.  Given the
> central role that measurement plays in our science, it is rather odd that
> it is often difficult to publish research designed to evaluate the validity
> of a measure. That is, although we need to be able to evaluate the evidence
> in support of the validity of a measure, that evidence is often hard to
> find because such information is often difficult to publish in our best
> journals. This situation seems particularly problematic for measures of
> newly identified constructs.
> It is in this context that we seek papers for a special issue of *Human
> Performance* called *Psychometric Development and Evaluation of Measures
> in the Organizational Sciences*. In particular, we seek papers that
> present (a) the development of a new measure and evidence for its validity
> or (b) an evaluation of the validity of an existing measure for which the
> evidence of validity is insufficient or contradictory (for example, if
> there are controversies over the factor structure of the measure).
> Successful papers will provide a rigorous and thorough examination of
> validity evidence for the measure under consideration.
> *Submission and Review Process*
> To submit a manuscript, the journal receives all manuscripts
> electronically via its ScholarOne Manuscript
> <https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/hhup> site.  For more details on the
> submission process, please visit the journal's Instructions for Authors
> <https://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=hhup20&page=instructions>
> page for more details.  The submission deadline is *June 30th, 2019*.  If
> you have any questions, please contact hp-editor at uncc.edu.  We envisage
> publishing the Special Issue in late 2019 or early 2020.  Depending on
> the reception this issue receives and its subsequent success, the current
> plan is to publish one such issue each year.
> Editors:
> David J. Woehr (dwoehr at uncc.edu)
> Winfred Arthur, Jr. (w-arthur at tamu.edu)
> <Human Performance -- Test and Measure Development Special Issue -- Call
> for papers.pdf>
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Dennis Doverspike, PhD., ABPP
dennisdoverspike at gmail.com

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