Appendix

Workshop Agenda and Participants





AGENDA

Workshop on New Directions in Assessing Individuals and Groups
April 3-4, 2013

Workshop Goals

  1. Facilitate interdisciplinary dialogue on the current and future state-of-the-science in measurement of individual capabilities and the combination of individual capabilities to create collective capacity to perform.
  2. Inform the design of a maximally effective selection and assignment system.

Wednesday, April 3

8:00 am Workshop Check-In
 
9:00 Welcome from the National Research Council
  Robert M. Hauser, Executive Director, Division of
Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education


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Appendix Workshop Agenda and Participants AGENDA Workshop on New Directions in Assessing Individuals and Groups April 3-4, 2013 Workshop Goals 1. Facilitate interdisciplinary dialogue on the current and future state-of-the-science in measurement of individual capabilities and the combination of individual capabilities to create collec­ tive capacity to perform. 2. Inform the design of a maximally effective selection and assign­ ment system. Wednesday, April 3 8:00 Workshop Check-In am 9:00 Welcome from the National Research Council  Robert M. Hauser, Executive Director, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education 117

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118 NEW DIRECTIONS IN ASSESSING PERFORMANCE POTENTIAL Overview of the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences  Barbara A. Wanchisen, Director, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Introductions 9:30 Workshop Objectives and Study Overview  Jack Stuster, Anacapa Sciences, Inc., and Chair, Committee on Measuring Human Capabilities 10:00 Sponsor’s Perspective  Gerald (Jay) Goodwin, Chief, Foundational Science, U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences 10:45 Break 11:00 Setting the Stage: The Evolving Goals of Candidate Testing and Its Role in Personnel Selection Fred Oswald, Rice University 12:00  Keynote Address: Psychometrics for a New Generation of pm Assessments  Alina von Davier, Research Director, Center for Advanced Psychometrics, Educational Testing Service 12:30 Working Lunch Jack Stuster, Chair Topic: Discussion of ideas presented in Keynote Address 1:15 Emerging Constructs and Theory Part One: Invited Presentations  Psychoneurometric Approach to Individual Differences A Assessment Christopher Patrick, Florida State University  The Emerging Cognitive Constructs of Working Memory Capacity and Executive Attention  Michael Kane, University of North Carolina at Greensboro The Agentic Self: Action-Control Beliefs Todd Little, Kansas University

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APPENDIX 119 P  art Two: Roundtable Discussion with Committee Members and Invited Presenters 3:30 Break 3:45  Implications of Future Testing Techniques and Ethical Personnel Selection Paradigms Lowman, Alliant International University Rodney Reactions from Committee Members 4:45 Conclude Day One Thursday, April 4 8:30 Day Two Workshop Check-In Open am 9:00 Summary of Day One and Overview of Day Two  Jack Stuster, Anacapa Sciences, Inc., and Chair, Committee on Measuring Human Capabilities 9:15  Measuring Individual Differences and Predicting Individual Performance Part One: Invited Presentations  Taxonomic Structure for Thinking About Ways to Improve the Quality of Selection Systems Paul Sackett, University of Minnesota Rethinking Interests  James Rounds, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign  Assessing Cognitive Skills: Case History, Diagnosis, and Treatment Plan Earl Hunt, University of Washington 10:15 Break 10:30 M  easuring Individual Differences and Predicting Individual Performance, Continued P  art Two: Roundtable Discussion with Committee Members and Invited Presenters

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120 NEW DIRECTIONS IN ASSESSING PERFORMANCE POTENTIAL 12:00 Working Lunch pm Jack Stuster, Chair  Topic: Continued roundtable discussion with committee members and invited presenters 12:45 Group Composition Processes and Performance Part One: Invited Presentations Team Composition: Theory, Practice, and the Future Scott Tannenbaum, Group for Organizational Effectiveness  Understanding and Enabling the Collective Capabilities of Teams Leslie DeChurch, Georgia Institute of Technology Collective Intelligence in the Performance of Human Groups Anita Williams Woolley, Carnegie Mellon University  Roundtable Discussion with Committee Members and Part Two: Invited Presenters 3:15 Break 3:30  Cross-cutting Links and Research Gaps: Roundtable Discussion with Committee Members and All Invited Presenters 4:00 Workshop Implications Part One: Invited Presentation Summary of Emerging Themes  Randall Engle, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Member, Committee on Measuring Human Capabilities P  art Two: Reactions from Invited Presenters and Committee Members 4:45 Closing Comments Jack Stuster, Chair 5:00 Adjourn

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APPENDIX 121 PARTICIPANTS Committee Members Jack W. Stuster (Chair), Anacapa Sciences, Inc. Georgia T. Chao, Michigan State University Randall W. Engle, Georgia Institute of Technology Leaetta Hough, Dunnette Group, Ltd. Patrick C. Kyllonen, Educational Testing Service John J. McArdle, University of Southern California Stephen Stark, University of South Florida Workshop Presenters and Panelists Leslie DeChurch, Georgia Institute of Technology Earl Hunt, University of Washington Michael Kane, University of North Carolina at Greensboro Todd Little, Kansas University Rodney Lowman, Alliant International University Fred Oswald, Rice University Christopher Patrick, Florida State University James Rounds, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Paul Sackett, University of Minnesota Scott Tannenbaum, Group for Organizational Effectiveness Alina von Davier, Educational Testing Service Anita Williams Woolley, Carnegie Mellon University Guests of the Sponsor (U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, ARI) Paul Gade, George Washington University and ARI (retired) Gerald Goodwin, ARI Tonia Heffner, ARI Robert Kilcullen, ARI Jennifer Klafehn, ARI Kate LaPort, ARI Peter Legree, ARI Karin Orvis, ARI Lynne Rochette, ARI Andrew Slaughter, ARI

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122 NEW DIRECTIONS IN ASSESSING PERFORMANCE POTENTIAL Members of the Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Jennifer S. Cole, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Daniel R. Ilgen, Michigan State University James S. Jackson, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor National Research Council Staff Shenae Bradley, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences Elizabeth Cady, National Academy of Engineering Cherie Chauvin, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Jennifer Diamond, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Renée L. Wilson Gaines, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Robert M. Hauser, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education Margaret Hilton, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Jatryce Jackson, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Ellen Kimmel, Information Services Rebecca Morgan, Information Services Daniel Talmage, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences Barbara A. Wanchisen, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Tina Winters, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences Registered Attendees In addition to those listed above, the following individuals registered to attend the public workshop either in person or virtually through the live webcast. Neil Albert, Spencer Foundation Zach Alessi-Friedlander, office of the Chief of Staff of the Army Strategic Studies Group Terry Allard, Office of Naval Research Jane Arabian, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) Zunair Ashfaq, University of Pennsylvania Sujeeta Bhatt, U.S. Department of Defense Kate Bleckley, Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, Federal Aviation Administration John Bodnar, Office of the Director of National Intelligence Sue Bogner, Institute for the Study of Human Error, LLC Joshua Breslau, RAND Corporation

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APPENDIX 123 Cristina Byrne, Federal Aviation Administration Kerri Chik, Aptima, Inc. Angelo Collins, CENTRA Technology, Inc. Nancy Cooke, Arizona State University Jeffrey Cooper, National Security Sector SAIC Mary Cummings, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cathie Currie, Altshuller Institute David Desaulniers, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Abigail Desjardins, NSI David Dorsey, National Security Agency Lauren Fairley-Wright, U.S. Department of Labor Gonzalo Ferro, PDRI Meredith Ferro, PDRI Hannah Foldes, PDRI Pamela Frugoli, U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Joe Funderburke, office of the Chief of Staff of the Army Strategic Studies Group Hal Greenwald, MITRE Kelly Hale, Design Interactive, Inc. Kara Hall, National Cancer Institute Amy Haufler, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Albert Holland, NASA Johnson Space Center Valerie Holt, Lehigh University Amy Holtz, BSI Todd Horowitz, National Cancer Institute Niav Hughes, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Michael Ingerick, HumRRO Kris Inman, National Intelligence University Garth Jensen, OPNAV N9 Cheyanne Jones, Advocatee James Kajdasz, National Intelligence University Charles Keil, National Security Agency Inki Kim, Pennsylvania State University Deirdre Knapp, HumRRO Tracy Laabs, Strategic Analysis, Inc. Michael McDaniel, Virginia Commonwealth University Jill McQuade, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Gerald J. Melican, The College Board Julia Milton, Consortium of Social Science Associations Amy Mistretta, National Institute on Aging Wendy Nelson, National Cancer Institute

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124 NEW DIRECTIONS IN ASSESSING PERFORMANCE POTENTIAL David Neri, Office of Naval Research Cynthia Null, NASA Engineering and Safety Center Janet Okamoto, Mayo Clinic Mary Parker, Institute for Palliative and Hospice Training, Inc. Misha Pavel, National Science Foundation James Pepitone, Humaneering Institute Linda Pierce, Federal Aviation Administration, Civil Aerospace Medical Institute Robert Pool, Digital Pens, LLC Gerald Powell, office of the Chief of Staff of the Army Strategic Studies Group Jennifer Rasmussen, SHL Krista Ratwani, Aptima, Inc. Leslie Richards, University of the District of Columbia Dylan Schmorrow, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Katharine Shobe, Office of Naval Research John Skinner, Valtera Corporation Amanda Snook, National Threat Assessment Center, U.S. Secret Service Amber Sprenger, MITRE Corporation Kay Stanney, Design Interactive, Inc. Marc Steinberg, Office of Naval Research William Strickland, HumRRO John Tangney, Office of Naval Research Catherine Tinsley, Georgetown University Nancy Tippins, Valtera Corporation Nick Vasilopoulos, National Security Agency Alexander Walker, Aptima, Inc. Susan Winter, University of Maryland Michelle Wisecarver, PDRI Mary Zalesny, office of the Chief of Staff of the Army Strategic Studies Group