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dr. A.V.A.M. (Arne) Evers

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Programme group Work and Organizational Psychology
Photographer: onbekend

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  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 129
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  • Postbus 15919
    1001 NK Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Biographical Profile

    Arne Evers obtained his masters in 1971 in Work Psychology at the University of Amsterdam . Following, he worked for two years on a dissertation grant on the construction and validation of a vocational interest inventory. In 1973 he took for 12 years the position of research manager at the Institute of Social and Industrial Psychology of the University of Amsterdam . After changing in 1985 to the Unit of Work and Organizational Psychology, he finished his dissertation in 1987. Since 1975 Arne Evers is the representative of the Department of Psychology of the University of Amsterdam in the Dutch Committee on Testing, which he chaired from 1987 to 1993. In 1996 he was appointed as the Dutch representative in the International Test Commission and in 1998 he became a member of the Task Force on Test and Testing of the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations.

    Research Interests

    Arne has specialized in topics that have to do with test use and test quality, and with test construction in the field of work and organizational psychology. Related fields of interest are fairness issues in personnel selection and research on work stress.

    Key publications

    • Evers, A., Braak, M. S. L., Frima, R. M., & Vliet-Mulder, J.C. van (2009-2011). COTAN Documentatie . Amsterdam: Boom test uitgevers.
    • Sijtsma, K., & Evers, A. (2011). Validiteit als Tweezijdig Probleem. De Psycholoog, 46 , 40-46.
    • Evers, A., Sijtsma, K., Lucassen, W., & Meijer, R. R. (2010). The Dutch review process for evaluating the quality of psychological tests: History, procedure and results. International Journal of Testing, 10, 295-317 .  
    • Sackett, P. R., Shen, W., Myors, B.,   Lievens, F., Schollaert, E., Van Hoye, G., Cronshaw, S. F., Onyura, B., Mladinic, A., Rodríguez, V., Steiner, D. D., Rolland, F., Schuler, H., Frintrup, A., Nikolaou, I., Tomprou, M., Subramony, S., Raj, S. B., Tzafrir, S., Bamberger, P., Bertolino, M., Mariani, M., Fraccaroli, F., Sekiguchi, T., Yang, H., Anderson, N.R., Evers, A., Chernyshenko, O., Englert, P., Kriek, H. J., Joubert, T., Salgado, J. F., König, C. J., Thommen, L. A., Chuang, A., Sinangil, H. K., Bayazit, M., Cook, M., & Aguinis, H. (2010). Perspectives from twenty-two countries on the legal environment for selection. In J. L. Farr & N. Tippins (Eds.), Handbook of Employee Selection (pp. 651-676 ). New York : Taylor & Francis.
    • Dijkstra, M.T.M., De Dreu, C.K.W.,Evers,A., & van Dierendonck, D. (2009). Passive responsesto interpersonal conflict at work amplify employee strain. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology , 18, 405-423.
    • Evers, A., Rasche, J., & Schabracq, M.J. (2008). High Sensory-Processing Sensitivity at Work. International Journal of Stress Management, 15 , 189-198.
    • Voskuijl, O. F., & Evers, A. (2008). Job analysis and competency modeling. In S. Cartwright & C. L.   Cooper (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Personnel Psychology (pp. 139-162). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
    • Evers, A., Anderson, N., & Voskuijl, O. F. (Eds.) (2005). The Blackwell Handbook of Personnel Selection . Oxford , England : Blackwell.
    • Evers, A., Te Nijenhuis, J., & Van der Flier, H. (2005). Ethnic bias and fairness in personnel selection: Evidence and consequences. In A. Evers, N. Anderson, & O. F. Voskuijl (Eds.), The Blackwell Handbook of Personnel Selection (pp. 306-328). Oxford , England : Blackwell.
    • Voskuijl, O. F., Evers, A., & Geerlings, S. (2005). Is the obvious obvious? Considerations about ethical issues in personnel selection. In A. Evers, N. Anderson, & O. F. Voskuijl (Eds.), The Blackwell Handbook of Personnel Selection (pp. 98-118). Oxford , England : Blackwell.
    • Te Nijenhuis, J., De Jong, M-J., Evers, A., & Van der Flier, H. (2004). Are cognitive differences between immigrant and majority groups diminishing? European Journal of Personality , 18 , 405-434.
  • Publications

    2017

    2015

    • Evers, A., & Lucassen, W. (2015). Meting van cognitieve capaciteiten in het voortgezet onderwijs. In W. C. M. Resing (Ed.), Handboek intelligentietheorie en testgebruik (pp. 329-352). (Psychodiagnostiek). Amsterdam: Pearson. [details]
    • Evers, A., van Boxtel, H., & van den Berg, R. H. (2015). Groepsgewijs en elektronisch af te nemen intelligentietests. In W. C. M. Resing (Ed.), Handboek intelligentietheorie en testgebruik (pp. 353-396). (Psychodiagnostiek). Amsterdam: Pearson. [details]

    2014

    • MacIver, R., Anderson, N., Costa, A-C., & Evers, A. (2014). Validity of interpretation: a user validity perspective beyond the test score. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 22(2), 149-164. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsa.12065 [details]

    2013

    2012

    2011

    • Dijkstra, M. T. M., Beersma, B., & Evers, A. (2011). Reducing conflict-related employee strain: the benefits of an internal locus of control and a problem-solving conflict management strategy. Work and Stress, 25(2), 167-184. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678373.2011.593344 [details]
    • Sijtsma, K., & Evers, A. (2011). Validiteit als tweezijdig probleem. De Psycholoog, 46(2), 40-46. [details]
    • van Vianen, A. E. M., de Pater, I. E., Bechtoldt, M. N., & Evers, A. (2011). The strength and quality of climate perceptions. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 26(1), 77-92. https://doi.org/10.1108/02683941111099637 [details]

    2010

    • Evers, A., Sijtsma, K., Lucassen, W., & Meijer, R. (2010). Het COTAN-beoordelingssysteem voor de kwaliteit van tests herzien. De Psycholoog, 45(9), 48-55. [details]
    • Evers, A., Sijtsma, K., Lucassen, W., & Meijer, R. R. (2010). The Dutch review process for evaluating the quality of psychological tests: history, procedure and results. International Journal of Testing, 10(4), 295-317. https://doi.org/10.1080/15305058.2010.518325 [details]
    • Jak, S., & Evers, A. (2010). Onderzoeksnotitie: Een vernieuwd meetinstrument voor organizational commitment. Gedrag en Organisatie, 23(2), 158-171. [details]

    2009

    • Dijkstra, M. T. M., de Dreu, C. K. W., Evers, A., & van Dierendonck, D. (2009). Passive responses to interpersonal conflict at work amplify employee strain. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 18(4), 405-423. https://doi.org/10.1080/13594320802510880 [details]

    2008

    • Evers, A., Rasche, J., & Schabracq, M. J. (2008). High sensory-processing sensitivity at work. International Journal of Stress Management, 15(2), 189-198. https://doi.org/10.1037/1072-5245.15.2.189 [details]
    • Myors, B., Lievens, F., Schollaert, E., van Hoye, G., Cronshaw, S. F., Mladinic, A., ... Sackett, P. R. (2008). International perspectives on the legal environment for selection. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1(2), 206-246. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1754-9434.2008.00040.x [details]
    • Myors, B., Lievens, F., Schollaert, E., van Hoye, G., Cronshaw, S. F., Mladinic, A., ... Sackett, P. R. (2008). Response: Broadening international perspectives on the legal environment for personnel selection. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 1(2), 266-270. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1754-9434.2008.00045.x [details]

    2012

    • Evers, A. V. A. M., Braak, M. S. L., Frima, R. M., & van Vliet-Mulder, J. C. (2012). COTAN Documentatie. In Cotan Documentatie Amsterdam: Boom Test Uitgevers.

    2011

    • Evers, A. V. A. M., Braak, M. S. L., Frima, R. M., & van Vliet-Mulder, J. C. (2011). COTAN Documentatie. Amsterdam: Boom Test Uitgevers.

    2010

    • Sackett, P. R., Shen, W., Myors, B., Lievens, F., Schollaert, E., van Hoye, G., ... Aguinis, H. (2010). Perspectives from twenty-two countries on the legal environment for selection. In J. L. Farr, & N. T. Tippins (Eds.), Handbook of employee selection (pp. 651-676). New York: Taylor & Francis. [details]

    2009

    • Evers, A. (Author), Frima, R. M. (Author), & van Vliet-Mulder, J. C. (Author). (2009). COTAN-testdatabase. Web publication/site, Amsterdam: Boom Test Uitgevers. Retrieved from http://www.cotandocumentatie.nl [details]
    • Evers, A., Lucassen, W., Meijer, R., & Sijtsma, K. (2009). COTAN beoordelingssysteem voor de kwaliteit van tests (geheel herziene versie). Amsterdam: NIP. [details]
    • Voskuijl, O. F., & Evers, A. (2009). Ethische dilemma's: theorie en praktijk. In A. Kooreman (Ed.), U doet het maar: ethiek en ethos in arbeid en loopbaan (pp. 41-56). (Psychologie en praktijk). Amsterdam: Pearson. [details]

    2008

    • Evers, A., Lucassen, W., & Wiegersma, S. (2008). BIT Beroepen Interesse test: Herziene handleiding 2008 met hernieuwde normen. Amsterdam: Harcourt Test publishers. [details]
    • Resing, W. C. M., Evers, A., Koomen, H. M. Y., Pameijer, N. K., & Bleichrodt, N. (2008). Indicatiestelling speciaal onderwijs en leerlinggebonden financiering: condities en instrumentarium (derde herziene druk). Amsterdam: Boom Test Uitgevers. [details]
    • Voskuijl, O. F., & Evers, A. (2008). Job analysis and competency modeling. In S. Cartwright, & C. L. Cooper (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of personnel psychology (pp. 139-162). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. [details]

    Others

    • Evers, A. V. A. M. (organiser) & Born, M. (organiser) (3-7-2012 - 5-7-2012). 8th Conference of the International Test Commission, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
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