This special issue summarizes the state of knowledge of g as it relates to IWO psychology and masterfully draws out areas of question and contention. Each of the papers highlights similarities and differences among perspectives and sheds light on research needs for the future. The last article summarizes the major themes that run across all the articles and offers a review of contrasts in viewpoints. The final product will be informative and beneficial to researchers, graduate students, practitioners, and decision makers.

chapter |22 pages


ByMalcolm James Ree, Thomas R. Carretta

chapter |22 pages

Where and Why g Matters: Not a Mystery

ByLinda S. Gottfredson

chapter |28 pages

Asking the Right Questions About g

ByCharlie L. Reeve, Milton D. Hakel

chapter |22 pages

Cognitive and GMA Testing in the European Community: Issues and Evidence

ByJesús F. Saigado, Neil Anderson

chapter |16 pages

Theory Versus Reality: Evaluation of g in the Workplace

ByMary L. Tenopyr

chapter |20 pages

g: Is This Your Final Answer?

ByHarold W. Goldstein, Sheldon Zedeck, Irwin L. Goldstein

chapter |18 pages

Practical Intelligence, g, and Work Psychology

ByRobert J. Sternberg, Jennifer Hedlund

chapter |12 pages

The Role of Cognitive Ability Tests in Employment Selection

ByJames L. Outtz