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Jeanneret Award for Excellence in the Study of Individual or Group Assessment

Please Note: the guidelines for this award were updated on June 4, 2018.

This annual award, honoring P. Richard Jeanneret, is given to the author(s) (at least one of which is a SIOP professional level member) of a work judged to have the highest potential to further the understanding of individual or group assessment, especially when such assessment supports the creation of a diverse workforce. The work can be documented in a variety of formats (e.g., articles, reports, book chapters, and papers), but must have been completed and dated in 2017 to be considered for the award.

Spreadsheet for Awards Author List

The award is designed to acknowledge works that further public and professional understanding of individual or group assessment.  It is expected that this award would encourage continuing research efforts and practice endeavors that are focused on individual or group assessment, especially when such assessment supports the creation of a diverse workforce.

The author(s) of the best publication is (are) awarded a plaque and a $1,500 cash prize (to be split in the case of multiple authors).

Guidelines for Submission

  • Nominations may be made by members of SIOP, including Student Affiliate members. Authors may nominate their own work, provided that at least one of them is a SIOP professional level member. Jeanneret Award Subcommittee members may also generate nominations.
     
  • There is no restriction on the format of the document submitted (e.g., article, report, book chapter, paper); however, the submission package should include evidence that the submitted document has undergone a review by an independent source that confirms the professional quality of the work.
     
  • The nomination letter should not be signed.

Criteria for the Award

Submissions will be evaluated in terms of the following criteria:

  • The degree to which the work has a sound scientific base, or otherwise incorporates a scientific perspective, and illustrates innovation and excellence in the field of industrial-organizational psychology.
     
  • The degree to which the work advances the understanding and knowledge of individual (IPA) or group assessment, particularly new assessment techniques that promote a diverse work force.
     
  • The work must have at least one author who is a SIOP professional level member.

Please include a supporting statement for the criteria stated above.

Administrative Procedures

  • Submissions will be reviewed by a subcommittee of the Awards Committee of SIOP, consisting of at least five members.
     
  • The Awards Committee will make a recommendation to the Executive Board of SIOP about the award-winning work.
     
  • The Executive Board may either endorse or reject the recommendations of the Awards Committee, but may not substitute a nominee of its own.

In the absence of a work that is deemed deserving of the award by both the Awards Committee and Executive Board, the award may be withheld.

 

Updated: 4 June 2018