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James M. LeBretonJames M. LeBreton

Associate Professor, Industrial/Organizational

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Psychological Sciences, Room 2124

E-mail: lebreton@psych.purdue.edu

Telephone: (765) 496-9377

Degree: Ph.D. University of Tennessee, 2002

Lab Website: Personaltiy Research Laboratory

Research Interests:

My research examines the relationships between personality and behavior in organizations with a special focus on the indirect assessment of implicit personality.

Recent Publications:

LeBreton, J. M., Barksdale, C. D., Robin, J. D. & James, L. R. (2007). Measurement issues associated with conditional reasoning tests of personality: Deception and faking. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1-16.

LeBreton, J. M., Hargis, M. B., Griepentrog, B., Oswald, F. L., & Ployhart, R. E. (2007). A multidimensional approach for evaluating variables in organizational research and practice. Personnel Psychology, 60, 475-498.

LeBreton, J. M., & Senter, J. L. (2008). Answers to twenty questions about interrater reliability and interrater agreement. Organizational Research Methods, 11, 815-852.

LeBreton, J. M, Tonidandel, S. (2008). Multivariate relative importance: Extending relative weight analysis to multivariate criterion spaces. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93, 329-345

Tonidandel, S., LeBreton, J. M., Johnson, J. W. (2009). Statistical significance tests for relative weights. Psychological Methods, 14, 387-399.

LeBreton, J. M., & Wu, J. (2009). Beyond the traits of the five factor model: Using deviant personality traits to predict deviant behavior in organizations. In Frank Columbus (Ed.), Personality assessment: New research (pp. 383-390). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

LeBreton, J. M., Wu, J., & Bing, M. N. (2009). The truth(s) on testing for mediation in the social and organizational sciences.  In C. E. Lance & R. J. Vandenberg (Eds.), Statistical and methodological myths and urban legends:  Doctrine, verity, and fable in the organizational and social sciences (pp. 109-144). New York: Routledge.

James, L. R., & LeBreton, J. M. (2010). Assessing aggression using conditional reasoning. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19, 30-35.

Abbey, A., Jacques-Tiura, A. J., & LeBreton, J. M. (2011). Risk factors for sexual aggression in young men: An expansion of the confluence model. Aggressive Behavior, 37, 450-464.

Tonidandel, S., & LeBreton, J. M. (2011). Relative importance analysis – A useful supplement to regression analyses. Journal of Business and Psychology, 26, 1-9.

Wu, J., & LeBreton, J. M. (2011). Reconsidering the dispositional basis of counterproductive work behavior: The role of aberrant personality traits. Personnel Psychology, 64, 593-626.

Krasikova, D., LeBreton, J. M., & Tonidandel, S. (2011). Estimating the relative importance of variables in multiple regression models. In G. P. Hodgkinson & J.K. Ford (Eds.), International review of industrial and organizational psychology, Vol 26 (pp. 119-141). Indianapolis, IN: Wiley.

James, L. R., & LeBreton, J. M. (2012). Assessing the implicit personality through conditional reasoning. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Krasikova, D., & LeBreton, J. M (2012). Just the two of us: Misalignment of theory and methods in examining dyadic phenomena. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 739-757.