Publikationen - Klaus Melchers

Information:
Meine älteren Veröffentlichungen (bis 2003) sind unter meinem früheren Nachnamen "Lober" erschienen.

Zeitschriftenbeiträge

Wilhelmy, A., Kleinmann, M., Melchers, K. G., & Götz, M. (2017). Selling and smooth-talking: Effects of interviewer impression management from a signaling perspective. Frontiers in Psychology, 8: 740, 1-17.

Buehl, A.-K., & Melchers, K. G. (2017). Individual difference variables and the occurrence and effectiveness of faking in selection interviews. Frontiers in Psychology, 8: 686, 1-15.

Merkulova, N., Melchers, K. G., Kleinmann, M., Annen, H., & Szvircsev Tresch, T. (2016). A test of the generalizability of a recently suggested conceptual model for assessment center ratings. Human Performance, 29, 226-250.

Oostrom, J. K., Melchers, K. G., Ingold, P. V., & Kleinmann, M. (2016). Why do situational interviews predict performance? Is it saying how you would behave or knowing how you should behave? Journal of Business and Psychology, 31, 279-291.

Ingold, P. V., Kleinmann, M., König, C. J., & Melchers, K. G. (2016). Transparency of assessment centers: Lower criterion-related validity but greater opportunity to perform? Personnel Psychology, 69, 467-497.

Melchers, K. G., & Kleinmann, M. (2016). Why situational judgment is a missing component in the theory of SJTs. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 9, 29-34.

Wilhelmy, A., Kleinmann, M., König, C. J., Melchers, K. G., & Truxillo, D. M. (2016). How and why do interviewers try to make impressions on applicants? A qualitative study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 313-332.

International Task Force on Assessment Center Guidelines (Rupp, D. E., Hoffman, B. J., Bischof, D., Byham, W. Collins, L., Gibbons, A., Hirose, S., Kleinmann, M., Kudisch, J. D., Lanik, M., Jackson, D. J. R., Kim, M., Lievens, F., Meiring, D., Melchers, K. G., Pendit, V. G., Putka, D. J., Povah, N., Reynolds, D., Schlebusch, S., Scott, J., Simonenko, S., & Thornton, G.) (2015). Guidelines and ethical considerations for assessment center operations. Journal of Management, 41, 1244-1273.

Ingold, P. V., Kleinmann, M., König, C. J., Melchers, K. G., & Van Iddekinge, C. H. (2015). Why do situational interviews predict job performance? The role of interviewees’ ability to identify criteria. Journal of Business and Psychologie, 30, 387-398.

Ingold, P. V., Kleinmann, M., König, C. J., & Melchers, K. G. (2015). Shall we continue or stop disapproving of self-presentation? Evidence on impression management and faking in a selection context and their relation to job performance. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology 24, 420-432.

Boss, P., König, C. J., & Melchers, K. G. (2015). Faking good and faking bad among army conscripts. Human Performance, 28, 26-39.

Merkulova, N., Melchers, K. G., Kleinmann, M., Annen, H., & Szvircsev Tresch, T. (2014). Effects of individual differences on applicant perceptions of an operational assessment center. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22, 355-370.

Wirz, A., Melchers, K. G., Schultheiss, S., & Kleinmann, M. (2014). Journal of Personnel Psychology, 13, 184-193.

Speer, A. B., Christiansen, N. D., Melchers, K. G., König, C. J., & Kleinmann (2014). Establishing the cross-situational convergence of the ability to identify criteria: Consistency and prediction across similar and dissimilar assessment center exercises. Human Performance, 27, 44-60.

Wirz, A., Melchers, K. G., Lievens, F., De Corte, W., & Kleinmann, M. (2013). Trade-offs between team size and assessor expertise in affecting rating accuracy in assessment centers. Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 29, 13-20.

Jansen, A., Melchers, K. G., Lievens, F., Kleinmann, M., Brändli, M., Fraefel, L., &  König, C. J. (2013). Situation assessment as an ignored factor in the behavioral consistency paradigm underlying the validity of personnel selection procedures. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 326-341.

Melchers, K. G., Bösser, D., Hartstein, T., & Kleinmann, M. (2012). Assessment of situational demands in a selection interview: Reflective style or sensitivity? International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 20, 475-485.

Klehe, U.-C., Kleinmann, M., Hartstein, T., Melchers, K. G., König, C. J., Heslin, P., & Lievens, F. (2012). Responding to personality tests in a selection context: The role of the ability to identify criteria and the ideal-employee factor. Human Performance, 25273-302.

Jansen, A., König, C. J., Kleinmann, M., & Melchers, K. G. (2012). The interactive effect of impression motivation and cognitive schema on self-presentation in a personality inventory. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 1932-1957.

Jansen, A., Melchers, K.G., & Kleinmann, M. (2012). Der Beitrag sozialer Kompetenz zur Vorhersage beruflicher Leistung. Inkrementelle Validität sozialer Kompetenz gegenüber der Leistung im Assessment Center und im Interview. Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 56, 87-97.

Hoffman, B. J., Melchers, K. G., Blair, C. A., Kleinmann, M., & Ladd, R. T. (2011). Exercises AND dimensions are the currency of assessment centers. Personnel Psychology, 64, 351-395.

Kleinmann, M., Ingold, P. V., Lievens, F., Jansen, A., Melchers, K. G., & König, C. J. (2011). A different look at why selection procedures work: The role of candidates’ ability to identify criteria. Organizational Psychology Review, 1, 128-146.

Melchers, K. G., Lienhardt, N., von Aarburg, M., & Kleinmann, M. (2011). Is more structure really better? A comparison of frame-of-reference training and descriptively anchored rating scales to improve interviewers' rating quality. Personnel Psychology, 64, 53-87.

Schumacher, S., Kleinmann, M., & Melchers, K. G. (2011). Job requirements for control room jobs in nuclear power plants. Safety Science, 49, 394-405.

Melchers, K. G., Kleinmann, M., & Prinz, M. (2010). Do assessors have too much on their plates? Rating quality and the number of simultaneously observed candidates in assessment center group discussions. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 18, 329-341.

Höft, S. & Melchers, K. G. (2010). Training von AC-Beobachtern: Worauf kommt es an? Wirtschaftspsychologie, 12, 32-40.

Melchers, K. G., & Annen, H. (2010). Officer selection for the Swiss army: An evaluation of validity and fairness issues. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 69, 105-115.

Melchers, K. G., Klehe, U.-C., Richter, G. M., Kleinmann, M., König, C. J., & Lievens, F. (2009). “I know what you want to know”: The impact of interviewees’ ability to identify criteria on interview performance and construct-related validity. Human Performance, 22, 355-374.

Klehe, U.-C., König, C. J., Richter, G. M., Kleinmann, M., & Melchers, K. G. (2008). Transparency in structured interviews: Consequences for construct and criterion-related validity. Human Performance, 21, 107-137.

Lachnit, H., Schultheis, H., König, S., Üngör, M., & Melchers, K. G. (2008). Comparing elemental and configural associative theories in human causal learning: A case for attention. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 34, 303-313.

Melchers, K. G., & König, C. J. (2008). It is not yet time to dismiss dimensions in assessment centers. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 1, 125-127.

Melchers, K. G., Shanks, D. R., & Lachnit, H. (2008). Stimulus coding in human causal learning: Flexible representations of parts and wholes. Behavioural Processes, 77, 413-427.

Shanks, D. R., Lachnit, H., & Melchers, K. G. (2008). Representational flexibility and the challenge to elemental theories of learning: Response to commentaries. Behavioural Processes, 77, 451-453.

Melchers, K. G., Henggeler, C., & Kleinmann, M. (2007). Do within-dimension ratings in assessment centers really lead to improved construct validity? A meta-analytic reassessment. Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie, 6, 141-149.

König, C. J., Melchers, K. G., Richter, G. M., Kleinmann, M., & Klehe, U.-C. (2007). The ability to identify criteria in nontransparent selection procedures: Evidence from an assessment center and a structured interview. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 15, 283-292.

König, C. J., Melchers, K. G., Kleinmann, M., Richter, G. M. & Klehe, U.-C. (2006). The relationship between the ability to identify evaluation criteria and integrity test scores. Psychology Science, 48, 369-377.

Melchers, K. G., Lachnit, H., & Shanks, D. R. (2006). The comparator theory fails to account for the selective role of within-compound associations in cue selection effects. Experimental Psychology, 53, 316-320.

Melchers, K. G., Wolff, S., & Lachnit, H. (2006). Extinction of conditioned inhibition through nonreinforced presentation of the inhibitor. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13, 662-667.

Melchers, K. G., Üngör, M., & Lachnit, H. (2005). The experimental task influences cue competition in human causal learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 31, 477-483. (Asymptotic predictions of the Pearce model for the learning tasks from this paper, PDF)

König, K. J., & Melchers, K. G. (2005). Vom Ansehen der Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie: Ein Kommentar zu von Rosenstiel (2004). Zeitschrift für Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie, 49, 102-104.

Melchers, K. G., Lachnit, H., Üngör, M., & Shanks, D. R. (2005). Prior experience can influence whether the whole is different from the sum of its parts. Learning and Motivation, 36, 20-41.

Melchers, K. G., Kleinmann, M., Richter, G. M., König, C. J., & Klehe, U.-C. (2004). Messen Einstellungsinterviews das, was sie messen sollen? Zur Bedeutung der Bewerberkognitionen über bewertetes Verhalten. Zeitschrift für Personalpsychologie, 3, 159-169.

Melchers, K. G., Lachnit, H., & Shanks, D. R. (2004). Past experience influences the processing of stimulus compounds in human Pavlovian conditioning. Learning and Motivation, 35, 167-188.

Melchers, K. G., Lachnit, H., & Shanks, D. R. (2004). Within-compound associations in retrospective revaluation and in direct learning: A challenge for comparator theory. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 57B, 25-53.

Deisig, N., Lachnit, H., Sandoz, J.-C., Lober, K., & Giurfa, M. (2003). A modified version of the unique-cue theory accounts for olfactory compound processing in honey-bees. Learning & Memory, 10, 199-208.

Lachnit, H., Lober, K., Reinhard, G., & Giurfa, M. (2002). The impact of reinforcement density on response differentiation in configural discrimination problems. Psychophysiology, 39, 650-656.

Lober, K., & Lachnit, H. (2002). Configural learning in human Pavlovian conditioning: Acquisition of a biconditional discrimination. Biological Psychology, 59, 163-168.

Lachnit, H., Lober, K., Reinhard, G., & Kinder, A. (2001). Evidence for the application of rules in Pavlovian electrodermal conditioning with humans. Biological Psychology, 56, 151-166.

Lachnit, H. & Lober, K. (2001). What is learned in patterning discriminations? Further tests of configural accounts of associative learning in human electrodermal conditioning. Biological Psychology, 56, 45-61.

Lober, K. & Shanks, D. R. (2000). Is causal induction based on causal power? Critique of Cheng (1997). Psychological Review, 107, 195-212.

Buchkapitel

Melchers, K. G. (2017). Qualität in der Personalauswahl. In D. E. Krause (Hrsg), Personalauswahl: Die wichtigsten diagnostischen Verfahren für das Human Resources Management. (S. 57-70) Heidelberg: Springer.

Melchers, K. G. (2015). Arbeitsproben. In C. Peus, S. Braun & T. Hentschel (Hrsg.), Personalauswahl in der Wissenschaft (S. 103-113). Heidelberg: Springer.

Bühl, A.-K., & Melchers, K. G. (2015). Selbstpräsentation in der Personalauswahl. In L. Gooßens, M. Kersting, & S. Koch (Hrsg.), Auf die richtigen Mitarbeiter kommt es an: Personaldiagnostik und ihre Anwendung (S. 187-199). Stuttgart: Deutscher Sparkassen Verlag. 

Melchers, K. G., Ingold, P. V., Wilhelmy, A., & Kleinmann, M. (2015).  Beyond validity: Shedding light on the social situation in employment interviews. In I. Nikolaou & J. K. Oostrom (Eds.), Employee recruitment, selection, and assessment: Contemporary issues for theory and practice (p. 154-171). Hove, UK: Psychology Press.

Melchers, K. G., Wirz, A., & Kleinmann, M. (2012). Dimensions AND exercises: Theoretical background of mixed-model assessment centers. In D. J. R. Jackson, C. E. Lance, & B. J. Hoffman (Eds.), The psychology of assessment centers (pp. 237-254). New York: Routledge.

Kleinmann, M., Melchers, K. G., & König, C. J. (2011). Soziale Wahrnehmungsfähigkeit in der Personal- und Managementdiagnostik. In P. Gelléri & C. Winter (Hrsg.), Personalpsychologische Diagnostik als Beitrag zu Berufs- und Unternehmenserfolg (S. 121-137). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Melchers, K. G., & Kleinmann, M. (2007). Beurteilungsakkuratheit und Beurteilertraining. In H. Schuler & K. Sonntag (Hrsg.), Handbuch der Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie (S. 561-566). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Kleinmann, M., König, C. J., & Melchers, K. G. (2007). Organisationsdiagnose. In H. Schuler & K. Sonntag (Hrsg.), Handbuch der Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie (S. 729-736). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Kleinmann, M., Melchers, K. G., König, C. J., & Klehe, U.-C. (2007). Transparenz der Anforderungsdimensionen: Ein Moderator der Konstrukt- und Kriteriumsvalidität des Assessment Centers. In H. Schuler (Hrsg.), Assessment Center zur Potenzialanalyse (S. 70-80). Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Melchers, K. G., & König, C. J. (2004). Wie effektiv sind Interventionen zur Verbesserung des persönlichen Zeitmanagements? In W. Bungard, B. Koop, & C. Liebig (Hrsg.), Psychologie und Wirtschaft leben: Aktuelle Themen der Wirtschaftspsychologie in Forschung und Praxis (S. 178-183). München: Hampp.

Artikel in Praktiker- und Fachzeitschriften ohne Review

Basch, J. & Melchers, K. (2017). Tücken der Technik – die Vorteile persönlicher Vorstellungsgespräche. Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell, 3/2017, 9-12.

Funk, L., Nachtwei, J., & Melchers, K. G. (2015). Die Kluft zwischen Wissenschaft und Praxis in der Personalauswahl. PERSONALquarterly, 67(3), 34-39.

Annen, H., & Melchers, K. (2011). Fairness in Selektionsprozessen. Allgemeine Schweizerische Militärzeitschrift, 177(11), 24-25.

Gerber, M., & Melchers, K. (2010). Ohne gutes Assessorenteam geht das Assessment Centern baden. HR Today, 12(4), 61.