Extra Credit Assignment
Reb, J., & Cropanzano, R
Evaluating dynamic performance: The influence of salient
Gestalt characteristics on performance ratings
Journal of Applied Psychology
) article on the
influence of Gestalt characteristics on
(see reference above).
Like many peer
reviewed journal articles, this
article is a bit dense in areas. Focus your effort on understanding the concepts, finding
and theory presented in the introduction and discussion sections. Do your best to interpret
the method and results sections, but don’t worry if you don’t understand parts or most of
these two sections.
Write a 2
ary on the article using Times New
Roman size 12 font and 1
In your commentary/reflection, address the following questions:
What are some salient Gestalt characteristics when it comes to job performance
What did the authors find regarding t
rends in performance and their effect on
What are the implications of these findings for real
organizations and their managers?
What can organizations do to make sure managers give accurate ratings?