MCHoward Consulting, LLC, strongly believes in the scientist-practitioner model. That is, we remain firmly grounded in science and academics when we perform our professional work – and vice versa. For this reason, we have many journal publications across each of our product domains. Many of these peer-reviewed publications are included below:
Selection & Assessment
- Howard, M.C. (2017). The empirical distinction of core self-evaluations and psychological capital and the identification of negative core self-evaluations and negative psychological capital. Personality and Individual Differences.
- Howard, M. C. (2017). Measuring self-esteem instability through a single-
administration scale: Still a fruitless endeavor?. Personality and Individual
Differences, 104, 522-532.
- Howard, M. C., Farr, J. L., Grandey, A. A., & Gutworth, M. B. (2016). The creation of the workplace social courage scale (WSCS): An investigation of
internal consistency, psychometric properties, validity, and utility. Journal of
Business and Psychology.
- Howard, M. C. (2016). The relationship between the number of raters and the validity of performance ratings. Industrial/Organizational Psychology:
Perspectives on Science and Practice, 9(2), 361-367.
- Howard, M. C. & Alipour, K.A. (2014). Does the Courage Measure really
measure courage? A theoretical and empirical evaluation. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 9(5), 449-459.
- Howard, M. C. (2013). Putting the cart before the horse: Subgroup differences in childhood and employment discrimination. Industrial/Organizational
Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6(4), 429-433.
- Howard, M.C. (2017) Investigating the simulation elements of environment and control: Extending the Uncanny Valley Theory to simulations. Computers & Education.
- Howard, M. C. & Jacobs, R. R. (2016). The multiphase optimization
strategy (MOST) and the sequential multiple assignment randomized trial (SMART): Two novel evaluation methods for developing optimal training
programs. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
- Howard, M.C. & Hoffman, M. (Conditional Acceptance). Variable-Centered, Person-Centered, and Person-Specific Approaches: Where Theory Meets the Method. Organizational Research Methods.
- Howard, M.C. (2017). Let’s keep looking for other roads: Improving approaches to identifying and addressing key drivers. Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.
- Howard, M.C. (2016). A Review of Exploratory Factor Analysis Decisions and Overview of Current Practices: What We Are Doing and How Can We
Improve? International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 32(1), 51-62.
- Howard, M.C. & Melloy, R. C. (2016). Evaluating item-sort task methods: The presentation of a new statistical significance formula and methodological best practices. The Journal of Business and Psychology, 31(1), 173-186.
- Howard, M.C., Travers, S., Marshall, C., & Cogswell, J. (Accepted for
Publication). I-O Psychology and Technology: Why Reinvent the Wheel?
Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice
- Howard, M.C. (2017). A meta-analysis and systematic literature review of
virtual reality rehabilitation programs. Computers in Human Behavior.
- Howard, M. C. & Jayne, B. S. (2015). An analysis of over 1,400 articles, 900 scales, and 17 years of research: The state of scales in CyberPsychology,
Behavior, and Social Networking. CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social
Networking, 18(3), 181-187.
- Howard, M.C. (2014). Creation of a computer self-efficacy measure: Analysis of internal consistency, psychometric properties, and validity. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 17(10), 429-433.