Rater source effects are alive and well after all

Brian James Hoffman – University of Georgia, Chuck Lance- University of the Western Cape, Bethany Bynum – HumRRO, William A. Gentry


Recent research has questioned the importance of rater perspective effects on multisource performance ratings (MSPRs). Although making a valuable contribution, we hypothesize that this research has obscured evidence for systematic rater source effects as a result of misspecified models of the structure of multisource performance ratings and inappropriate analytic methods…


Hoffman, B., Lance, C. E., Bynum, B., & Gentry, W. A. (2010). Rater source effects are alive and well after all. Personnel Psychology, 63 (1), 119–151. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-6570.2009.01164.x 

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