Contact Details:

: +65 6908 9680
: paul.englert@opragroup.com

Since 1997 Paul’s professional career has had a single focus. That is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of organisations through the appropriate application of Industrial/Organisational (I/O) Psychology. Paul is a truly global consultant having worked in New Zealand, Brazil, Indonesia and the United Kingdom. He now calls Singapore home and has been based there, with his wife, since 2013.

Paul is very proud to be part of a business that continues to forge new ground both in New Zealand and across the world by sticking to its core values of applied research and practical application of I/O Psychology solutions. Professionally Paul is known as a Pracademic; as he is both a practitioner and an academic, and in working with clients, he brings an eclectic mix of business experience, academic backing and innovative problem solving. Paul currently holds associate lecturing positions at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Singapore Institute of Management (SIM). Paul heads programmes in psychometrics, personality and individual differences, the psychology of leadership, the psychology of conflict and resolution, and the psychology of personnel selection.  He is also developing a practicum course for the training of I/O psychologists in Singapore.

Paul is a published academic writer with twenty articles and book chapters currently in publication. His speciality is psychometrics; and he has published in areas as diverse as cognitive ability, personality and cultural differences in psychometric tests. In his spare time Paul keeps fit with Judo and Brazilian Ju-Jitsu.

Publications & Presentations

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

Englert, P. (1997). Eliminating the negative in positive illusions: A blue print for the maintenance of mental health during unemployment and redundancy. In P. Howland (Ed.). Voices in Continuum (pp. 115-126). Victoria Postgraduate Association: New Zealand.

Englert, P. (1998). The application of ergonomics to work place redsign: An Air Traffic control case study. In K. Miller (Ed.). Critic and conscience: Conference Proceedings of the 5th National Postgraduate Conference.Victoria University Postgraduate Association: Wellington.

Englert, P. (1999). Enhancing the validity of Personality testing through the application of self-theory. The Bulletin of the New Zealand Psychological Society, 96, 39-41.

Englert, P., & Guenole, G. (2001). Unemployment, experience of. In J. Michie (Ed.). Readers Guide to Social Science, Vol. 2 (pp. 1704-1705). Fitzroy-Dearborn: UK.

Englert, P., & Guenole, N. (2002). The application of psychological principles of performance to the acquisition of body composition objectives. Synergy, 155-162.

Englert, P., Seymour, S., & Johnstone, S. (2006). The development and application of a three-factor leadership model. The New Zealand Journal of Human Resource Management, 6.Available: http://www.nzjhrm.org.nz/articles/2006.asp

Englert, P., & Wood, P., (2009). Intelligence compensation theory: A critical examination of the negative relationship between conscientiousness and fluid and crystallised intelligence. The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology, 2, 19-29.

Guenole, N., & Englert, P. (2001). Part-time work. In J. Michie (Ed.) Readers Guide to Social Science, Vol. 2 (pp. 1199-1200). Fitzroy-Dearborn: UK.

Guenole, N., & Englert, P. (2001). Workload. In J. Michie (Ed.) Readers Guide to Social Science, Vol. 2 (pp. 1770 – 1771). Fitzroy-Dearborn: UK.

Guenole, N., Englert, P., & Taylor, P. (2003). Ethnic group differences within a New Zealand applicant sample. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 32, 49-54.

Jackson, D.J.R, Stillman, J., Burke, S., & Englert, P. (2007). Self versus assessor ratings and their classification in assessment centres: Profiling the self-rater. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 36, 93-99.

Myors, B., Lievens, F., Schollaert, E., van Hoye, G., Cronshaw, S. F., Mladinic, A., Rodriguez, V., Aguinis, H., Steiner, D.D., Rolland, F., Schuler, H., Frintrup, A., Nikolaou, I., Tomprou, M., Subramony, S., Raj, S. B., Tzafrir, S., Bamberger, P., Bertolino, M., Mariani, M., Fraccaroli, F., Sekiguchi, T., Onyura, B., Yang, H., Anderson, N., Evers, A., Chernyshenko, O., Englert, P., Kriek, H.J., Joubert, T., Salgado, J. F., König, C. J., Thommen, L.A., Chuang, A., Sinangil, H.K., Bayazit, M., Cook, M., Shen, W. & Sackett, P.R. (2008). International perspectives on legal environment for selection. Industrial and Organisational Psychology, 1, 206-246.

Packman, T., Brown, G.S., Englert, P., Sisarich, H., & Bauer, F. (2005). Differences in personality traits across ethnic groups within New Zealand and across an international sample. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 24,77-85.

Plimmer, G., & Englert, P. (1997). Downsizing and vocational guidance: The erroneous interest in interest inventories and the possibilities of possible selves. In G.M. Habermann (Ed). Looking back and moving forward: 50 years of New Zealand psychology(pp. 215-223). The New Zealand Psychological Society: New Zealand.

Plimmer, G., Smith, M., Duggan, M., & Englert, P.(1999). Career adaptability, wellbeing and possible selves. Career Plaaning and Adult Development Journal, 15, 83-92.

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

Englert, P.J. (1996). Corrective cognitive counseling for those without work. Paper presented at the Psychology symposia of the New Zealand National Post Graduate Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.

Englert, P.J, (1996). Improving personnel selection through the application of self theory.Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Englert, P.J. (1996). The psychology of unemployment. Lecture presented to Victoria University Post Graduate Organisational Psychology programme. Wellington, New Zealand.

Englert, P. (1998). The ergonomic re-design of air traffic controllers’ work stations. Poster presentation at the 5th National Post-graduate conference. Wellington, New Zealand.

Englert, P. (1998). Maximising the effectiveness of selection decisions: Work based items, criterion refrencing and the use of ordinal data.Paper presented at the 5th national post-graduate conference. Wellington, New Zealand.

Englert, P. (1999). Needs based assistance assessment model (NBAM). Paper presented at the Assessment, Counselling and Referal Strategic Inititave Conference. Richmond, British Columbia.

Englert, P. (1999). Possible selves in New Zealand. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Englert, P. (2000). Possible selves of New Zealanders: An evaluation of the NZPSI at WINZ.Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Hamilton, New Zealand.

Englert, P. (2002). The application of critical theory to I/O Psychology. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Englert, P., & Guenole, N. (1998). A student’s life: Using job analysis techniques to predict and assist student performance. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.

Englert, P., & Guenole, N. (2001). The development of a three-factor model of leadership. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.

Englert, P., & Guenole, N. (2003). Values or traits: What is the better predictor of performance. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Englert, P., & Smith, M. (1998). Capacity, willingness and opportunity: The application of the classical model of individual performance to the prediction of long-term unemployment.Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.

Englert, P., Smith, M., & Plimmer G. (1997). Marx and music: An examination of beliefs about work in a student sample. Poster presentation at the 2nd Australian Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference. Melbourne, Victoria.

Guenole, N., & Englert, P. (2003). Exploratory analysis of NZ responses to Goldberg’s big five marker set & the role of alues, conscientientious and ‘g’. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the New Zealand Psychology Society Annual Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Jackson, D.J.R., Englert, P., Burke, S., Macgregor, T., George S. (2006). Competencies – should they be conceptualised in multitrait-multimethod terms? Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the Joint Conference of the Australian Psychological Society and the New Zealand Psychological Society. Auckland, New Zealand.

Macgregor, T., & Englert. P. (2005). Unbundling intelligence: The relationship between measures of cognitive ability. Paper presented at the New Zealand Psychological Society Conference. Dunedin, New Zealand.

Packman, T., Brown, G.S., Englert, P., Sisarich, H., & Bauer F. (2006). Differences in personality traits across ethnic groups within New Zealand and across an international sample. Paper presented at the Industrial and Organisational symposia of the Joint Conference of the Australian Psychological Society and the New Zealand Psychological Society. Auckland, New Zealand.

Plimmer, G., & Englert, P. (1997). Development and application of the New Zealand possible selves inventory to outplacement situations, with particular emphasis on its application to older workers. Paper presented at the inaugural New Zealand Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference. Auckland, New Zealand.

Plimmer, G., Smith, M, & Englert, P. (1997). Analysis of the influence of union structure in work places on union commitment: A test of the organising model. Poster presentation at the 2nd Australian Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference. Melbourne, Victoria.