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RESEARCH SUPERVISION

Current PhD projects under supervision

  • Janse van Rensburg, Y.-E. Development and validation of an implicit test of the HEXACO-Honesty-Humility scale. Joint PhD (Organisational Psychology), University of Cape Town and Ghent University, Belgium. Supervisors. Prof. Dr. Eva Derous & FS de Kock.
  • Van Dam, S. Leadership potential: The development and validation of a future leader performance measure. PhD (Organisational Psychology), University of Cape Town. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Anton Schlechter & FS de Kock.

Masters projects completed under supervision

University of Cape Town

  • Gierdien, Z. (2015). Are we better at judging traits we share with targets? Rater personality, trait accessibility, and judgment accuracy. M. Com. (Organisational Psychology), University of Cape Town. Study leader. FS de Kock.
  • Hall, J. (2015). The role of schema-feedback training on dispositional reasoning components. M. Com. (Organisational Psychology), University of Cape Town. Study leader. FS de Kock.
  • Pienaar‚ C. E. (2014). The anchoring and adjustment heuristic in unstructured interviews: an experimental study. M.Com. (Organisational Psychology)‚ University of Cape Town. Study leader. FS de Kock.
  • Sait‚ Z. (2014). Judge–target trait similarity and accuracy: Does it take one to know one? M.Com. (Organisational Psychology)‚ University of Cape Town. Study leader. FS de Kock.
  • Gerber‚ T. (2013). The relationship between social cognitive complexity and performance rating accuracy. Master of Psychology‚ Maastricht University. Study leaders: FS de Kock and Herco Fonteijn.

Stellenbosch University

  • Adams‚ S. (2013). Examining graduate applicant intentions to an organization: Applying the Theory of Planned Behaviour in the South African context. M.Com. (Psych.)‚ Stellenbosch University. Study leader: FS de Kock.
  • *Carstens‚ J. (2013). The influence of diversity management approach on diversity–related outcomes and firm performance: An exploratory study. M.Com. (Psych.)‚ Stellenbosch University. Study leader: FS de Kock. [*Mandela Rhodes Bursary].
  • Badenhorst‚ M. (2012). The relationship between actual pay and pay satisfaction: The moderating effect of expectancy theory dimensions. M.Com. (Psych.)‚ Stellenbosch University. 119 pp. Study leader: Mr FS de Kock.
  • Crouse‚ M. (2012). The influence of rater–ratee personality similarity on task–oriented job performance ratings. M.Com. (Psych.)‚ Stellenbosch University. 127 pp. Study leader: Mr FS de Kock.
  • De Villiers‚ C.M. (2012). The influence of demographic similarity in assessment center ratings. M.Com. (Psych.)‚ Stellenbosch University. 124 pp. Study leader: Mr FS de Kock.
  • Hauptfleisch‚ D.B. (2012). A multilevel investigation of demographic similarity effects on interviewer ratings in selection interviews. M.Com. (Psych.)‚ Stellenbosch University. 159 pp. Study leader: Mr FS de Kock.
  • *Ryan‚ S. (2012). The relationship between leader behaviour and team member perceptions of role clarity‚ shared vision‚ cohesion and mutual trust. M.Com (Psych.) cum laude‚ Stellenbosch University. 162 pp. Study leader: Mr FS de Kock. [*Trophy for best masters student 2012]
  • Viljoen‚ H.H. (2012). Human Capital Return–on–Investment (HCROI) in South African Companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). M.Com (H.R.M.)‚ Stellenbosch University. 216 pp. Study leader: Mr FS de Kock.
  • Dhladhla‚ T.J. (2011). The Influence of leader behaviour‚ psychological empowerment‚ job satisfaction and organisational commitment on turnover intention. M.Com (Psych.)‚ Stellenbosch University. 193 pp. Study leader: FS de Kock.
  • *Rönn‚ M. (2010). The effect of organisational and individual career management on organisational commitment: The moderating effect of openness to experience. M.Com. (H.R.M.) Cum Laude‚ Stellenbosch University. 145 pp. Study leader: FS de Kock. [*Trophy for best masters student 2010]
  • Singleton‚ N. (2010). Biographical predictors of learnership performance in the South African fruit packing industry. M.Com. (Psych.). Stellenbosch University‚ 107 pp. Study leader: FS de Kock.
  • Dijkman‚ J. (2009). Intelligence‚ motivation and personality as predictors of training performance in the South African Army Armour Corps. M.Com. (Psych). Stellenbosch University. 122 pp. Study leader: FS de Kock.Fertig‚ S. (2009). The incremental validity of a situational judgement test (SJT) relative to personality and cognitive ability to predict managerial performance. M.Com. (Psych). Stellenbosch University. 165 pp. Study leader: FS de Kock.