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  • Assessment and Development Centres – Factors for Success (MacGregor, 2010)
  • Intelligence in Relation to Jung’s Personality Types (Furnham, Moutafi & Paltiel, 2005)
  • Intelligence: The Relationship between Conscientiousness and Fluid and Crystallised Intelligence (Wood & Englert, 2009)
  • Personality & Performance at the Beginning of the New Millennium – What Do We Know and Where Do We Go Next? (Barrick, Mount, & Judge, 2000)
  • Navigating the Maze of Psychometrics (Englert, 2009)
  • Centre stage: Assessment and Development Centres (Teresa Callow, Employment Today, February 2010)
  • Validation of the Chinese Cultural Awareness Checklist: The Effect of Expertise and Personality Characteristics (Katie Stevenson, Masters of Applied Psychology project, University of Canterbury)
  • Consultants – Choosing and Using Consultants (Englert, Burke & Bauer, 2006)
  • Creating a Coaching Culture (Wood, 2011)
  • The Development of a Theoretical Based Competency Model (MacGregor & Englert, Unpublished)
  • The Effect of Transformational Leadership Style and Emotional Intelligence on Subordinate Satisfaction with Their Leader (Simon O’ Sullivan, Masters thesis, University of Canterbury)
  • Emotional Intelligence and Occupational Stress: Across Different Levels of Management (Michelle King, Masters thesis, Massey University)
  • An Investigation Into the Relationship Between Emotional Intelligence and Workplace Performance: An Exploratory Study (Emille Cumming, Masters of Commerce and Management thesis, Lincoln University)
  • Emotional Intelligence in the New Zealand Police: Exploring Its Effects on Occupational Stress and Career Outcomes (Martin Adams, Masters thesis, University of Auckland)
  • Exit Interviewing – How to Keep Your Best People (Macgregor & Wood, 2009)
  • Full Circle Feedback: 360 Surveying (Sommerville & Brown, 2011)
  • 360 Surveying – A Checklist for Introducing 360 Degree Feedback
  • Getting the Most Out of Exit Interviewing (Sommerville & Snowise, 2011)
  • Norms – Using Norms in the Interpretation of Test Results (Eatwell, 1997)
  • The Myths and Realities of Psychometric Testing Part 1 Part 2 (Englert, Burke & Macgregor, 2006; 2007)
  • Psychometric Assessments – Comparing Apples (Sommervile & Wood, 2010)
  • Differentiating Recruitment Firms (Englert, Burke & Bauer, 2008)
  • International Perspectives on the Legal Environment for Selection (Myors et al., 2008)
  • How to Keep Your Best People: Retention Strategies (MacGregor & Wood, Employment Today, October 2009 )


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