Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Olexander Chernyshenko

Associate Professor
Division of Strategy, Management and Organisation
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Phone: (+65)6790 4900
Office: S3-B2B-58

  • PhD University of Illinois 2002
  • MA University of Illinois 2001
  • MA University of Minnesota 1998
  • BA Bemidji State University 1995
Sasha Chernyshenko is an Associate Professor in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in the Division of Strategy, Management & Organization at the Nanyang Business School. He received his PhD in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2002. Prior to joining NBS, he was Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer of Psychology at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. There he taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in I/O Psychology, Performance Theory and Appraisal, Organizational Survey Design and Analysis, and Personnel Selection. His most recent research focuses on personality and work attitudes assessment, P-O fit, measurement invariance, and group decision making. He has published in many international journal including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Psychological Assessment, Multivariate Behavioral Research, Applied Psychological Measurement, and Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology.
Research Interests
Personality Assessment
Personnel Selection
Performance Theory and Measurement
Classical and Item Response Theory
Methods for Detecting Differential Item and Test Functioning
Current Projects
  • Computerized Adaptive Testing with the Zinnes and Griggs Pairwise Preference Ideal Point Model
  • Lifespan Career Development in Entrepreneurship, Professionalism, and Leadership
  • NTU Career Aspiration Survey
  • Unraveling the Motivational Pathways to STEM Career Preferences and Behaviors: The Interplay between Individual and Contextual Influences
Selected Publications
  • Connelly, B.S., Ones, D. S., Chernyshenko, O.S. (2014). Introducing the Special Section on Openness to Experience: Review of Openness Taxonomies, Measurement, and Nomological Net.. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 1-16.
  • Woo, S.E., Chernyshenko, O.S., Stark, S., & Conz, G. (2014). Validity of six openness facets in predicting work behaviors: A meta-analysis.. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 76-86.
  • Seybert, J.M., Stark, S., & Chernyshenko, O.S. (2014). Detecting DIF with ideal point models: A comparison of area and parameter difference methods.. Applied Psychological Measurement, 38, 151-165.
  • Woo, S.E., Chernyshenko, O.S., Longley, A., Zhang, Z.X., Chiu, C.Y., & Stark. S. (2014). Openness to Experience: Its lower-level structure, measurement, and cross-cultural equivalence.. Journal of Personality Assessment, 96, 29-45.
  • Chernyshenko, O.S., & Stark, S.(2014). Mobile psychological assessment. Technology in testing: Measurement Issues.NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

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