I am especially interested in the nature, appraisal, prediction and improvement of human performance, especially performance at work. I am also interested in feedback processes, candidates' reactions to personnel selection procedures, management skills development, evidence-based management (EBMgt), and human resource management in small and medium-sized enterprises.
Goffin, R. D., Jelley, R. B., Powell, D. M., & Johnston, N. G. (2009). Facilitating social comparisons in performance appraisal: The Relative Percentile Method. Human Resource Management, 48(2), 251-267.
Jelley, R. B., & Goffin, R. D. (2001). Can performance-feedback accuracy be improved? Effects of rater priming and rating-scale format on rating accuracy. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86(1), 134-144.
Jelley, R. B., Parkes, M. A., & Rothstein, M. G. (2002). Personality perceptions of medical school applicants. Medical Education Online, 7(11), 1-11. [serial online: www.med-ed-online.org]
McCarthy, J. M., Hrabluik, C. M., & Jelley, R. B. (in press). Progression through the ranks: Assessing employee reactions to high-stakes employment testing. Personnel Psychology.
Regehr, C., LeBlanc, V., Jelley, R. B., & Barath, I. (2008). Acute stress and performance in police recruits. Stress and Health, 24, 295-303.