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Walter C. Borman

Walter C. Borman

Walter C. Borman
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Dr. Borman received his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of California (Berkeley). His research is in the areas of performance measurement, contextual or citizenship performance, personnel selection, and personality assessment. He is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and in 1994-95 served as President of the Society. Dr. Borman has written more than 300 books, book chapters, journal articles, and conference papers. He recently co-edited the I/O volume of the Handbook of Psychology (Borman, llgen, & Klimoski, 2003), and, with two PDRI colleagues, wrote the Personnel Selection chapter for the 1997 Annual Review of Psychology. He also has served on the editorial boards of several journals in the I/O field, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Human Performance, and the International Journal of Selection and Assessment. He was the recipient of SIOP's Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award for 2003, and the M. Scott Myers Award for applied psychology, best practice projects with such governmental agencies as the Department of Labor, Federal Aviation Administration, and U.S. Army Research Institute.

Research

Performance measurement, criterion development, personnel selection, job analysis, person perception, personality assessment, and assessment centers.

Specialty Area

Industrial/Organizational

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
82030PSY 6917003Directed Research
Majors Only. S/U only.
1-19

TBA 100
85314PSY 6971003Thesis: Master's
Majors Only
2-19

TBA 100
82406PSY 7918003Directed Research
Majors Only. S/U only.
1-19

TBA 100
84026INP 7937003Performance Appraisal
Majors Only
3M11:00am-1:45pm

PCD 2125
82407PSY 7980003Dissertation: Doctoral
Adm to Doc Candidacy Required. Majors Only.
2-19

TBA 100

Presentations

  • Borman, W. C. (2005, November). Citizenship performance: Its nature, antecedents, and measurement. Invited keynote address to 47th International Military Testing Association Conference, Singapore, Republic of Singapore.
  • Borman, W. C., Houston, J. S., Schneider, R. J., Ferstl, K. L., Bearden, R. M., & Farmer, W. L. (2005, November). Adaptive personality scales: Initial validation results. Paper presented at the 47th International Military Testing Association Conference, Singapore, Republic of Singapore.
  • Borman, W. C., Hedge, J. W., Bourne, M. J., & Kubisiak, U. C. (2006, May). Promoting enlisted in the U.S. Navy: The 5-vector model. Presented at the 42nd International Applied Military Psychology Symposium, Berlin, Germany.
  • Borman, W. C. (2005, June). Citizenship performance: Its nature, antecedents, and measurement. Invited keynote address to 8th Annual Conference, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Borman, W. C., Houston, J. S., Schneider, R. J., Ferstl, K. L., Farmer, W. L., and Bearden, R. M. (2004, May). A personality testing program in the U.S. Navy. Presented at the 40th International Applied Military Psychology Symposium, Oslo, Norway.

Recent Publications

  • Borman, W. C. (2004). The concept of organizational citizenship. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13, 238-241.
  • Hedge, J. W., Borman, W. C., & Bourne, M. J. (2006). Designing a system for career development and advancement in the U.S. Navy. Human Resource Management Review, 16, 340-355.
  • Borman, W. C. (2004). Introduction to the special issue: Personality and the prediction of job performance: More than the Big 5. Human Performance, 17, 267-269.
  • Borman, W. C., Buck, D. E., Hanson, M. A., Motowidlo, S. J., Stark, S., & Drasgow, F. (2001). An examination of the comparative reliability, validity, and accuracy of performance ratings made using computerized adaptive rating scales. Journal of Applied Psychology, 86, 965-973.
  • Borman, W. C. (1997). 360° ratings: An analysis of assumptions and a research agenda for evaluating their validity. Human Resource Management Review, 7, 299-315.
  • Borman, W. C., & Motowidlo, S. J. (1997). Introduction: Organizational citizenship behavior and contextual performance. Special issue of Human Performance, Borman, W. C., & Motowidlo, S. J. (Eds.). Human Performance, 10, 67-69.
  • Borman, W. C. (1997). 360° ratings: An analysis of assumptions and a research agenda for evaluating their validity. Human Resource Management Review, 7, 299-315.
  • Borman, W. C., Hanson, M. A., & Hedge, J. W. (1997). Personnel selection. Chapter in J. T. Spence (Ed.) Annual Review of Psychology. Palo Alto, CA: Annual Reviews, Inc., 48, 299-337.
  • Borman, W. C., & Motowidlo, S. J. (1997). Introduction: Organizational citizenship behavior and contextual performance. Special issue of Human Performance, Borman, W. C., & Motowidlo, S. J. (Eds.). Human Performance, 10, 67-69.
  • Motowidlo, S. J., Borman, W. C., & Schmit, M. J. (1997). A theory of individual differences in task and contextual performance. Human Performance, 10, 71-83.
  • Borman, W. C., White, L. A., & Dorsey, D. W. (1995). Effects of ratee task performance and interpersonal factors on supervisor and peer performance ratings. Journal of Applied Psychology, 80, 168-177.
  • Borman, W. C. (1994). (Ed.) Performance evaluation in organizations. London School of Economics: The International Library of Management.
  • Schmitt, N., & Borman, W. C. (1993). (Eds.) Personnel selection in organizations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.