Quality and Quantity in Test Validity: How can we be Sure that Psychological Tests Measure what they have to?

Riccardo Sartori, Margherita Pasini ABSTRACT: During the twentieth century, many authors have offered their contributions to the controversial subject of test validity. Thus, the concept of validity seems to be quite a simple idea until one looks at the literature on the subject. Validity can be defined as “the degree to which the test actually[…]

Describing the entrepreneurial profile: The entrepreneurial aptitude test (TAI)

Serena Cubico, Elisa Bortolani, Giuseppe Favretto, Riccardo Sartori ABSTRACT: The present article aims to illustrate metric characteristics and selected research applications of an instrument that can be used to define aptitude for an entrepreneurial profile (created in the 1990s). TAI ‘test di attitudine imprenditoriale – entrepreneurial aptitude test’ describes entrepreneurial potential with regards to eight[…]

Newcomer nurses’ organisational socialisation and turnover intention during the first 2 years of employment

Marco Tomietto, Cristina Rappagliosi, Riccardo Sartori, Adalgisa Battistelli ABSTRACT: The aim of this study was to determine which organisational socialisation contents affect turnover intention in newcomer nurses within their first 2 years of employment. Strategies to decrease turnover are a priority for improving organisational stability, reducing costs and enhancing effective nursing care. A cross-sectional design[…]