PDRI, a PreVisor Company, Introduces Unmatched Research at the SIOP 2006 Annual Conference - Findings Will Translate into Advances in Human Capital Performance

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Personnel Decisions Research Institutes (PDRI), a prominent research firm in the field of human capital management will present unique research findings at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) annual conference that will advance the business application of I-O psychology and help employers improve human capital performance.

Personnel Decisions Research Institutes (PDRI), a prominent research firm in the field of human capital management, today announced that it will present recent research findings at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) annual conference being held May 5 - 9, 2006 in Dallas, Texas. PDRI, along with ePredix and Qwiz joined to form PreVisor last July in a combined commitment to advance the business application of industrial-organizational psychology with solutions to improve human capital performance.

Wally Borman, chairman and CEO of PDRI and past president of SIOP, said, "The 2006 SIOP conference gives PDRI the opportunity to continue a thirty-year tradition of participation and contribution to the field of industrial-organizational psychology (I-O). Now, as a PreVisor company, our united efforts address an even broader range of topics.”

PDRI’s contributions will include new findings and advances in diverse research topics related to human capital performance, including:

·    Political skill and corporate Machiavellianism

·    Forced choice response format & IRT in personality measurement

·    Advances in on-the-job learning

·    Measurement and practical application of emotional intelligence

·    Advances in situational judgment tests

·    New directions in structured interviews

“PDRI plays an important role in PreVisor’s strategy. As a leading-edge research organization, PDRI helps equip PreVisor with the latest advances in industrial-organizational psychology providing additional merit to our corporate value proposition,” says Noel Sitzmann, CEO of PreVisor. “For every research project, employee assessment and custom selection solution we deliver, PreVisor is dedicated to adhering to the rigorous scientific standards of I-O psychology. Having PDRI in the PreVisor corporate family is testament to this commitment.”

About PDRI (a PreVisor company)

Since 1975, Personnel Decisions Research Institutes (PDRI), a PreVisor Company, has focused on making research useful and relevant for both business and government organizations. As a leading research firm in the area of human performance, PDRI helps employers solve complex employee selection and performance challenges. To further the profession, PDRI maintains a commitment to advance and influence the science and practice of industrial-organizational psychology, including public dissemination of methods and findings.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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