Global Personality Inventory - US

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Appropriate For New Applicants
Existing Employees
Comprehensiveness Intermediate
Administration Time - 1 hr
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Scoring Options Internet icon
Language English
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Personality is a key component to help organizations select the right people, both when recruiting externally and when promoting and developing internally. The GPI is designed to provide businesses with information on the aspects of an individual’s behavioral style that will have an impact on their performance at work.

The GPI can be used for the selection, development and coaching of professional and managerial staff. The GPI is the latest and most comprehensive personality assessment to enter our market. The normative and validation data for the GPI was collected on all levels of employees across several countries with a focus on middle managers, professionals and executives. It has been shown to have measurement equivalence across cultures. Underpinning performance on job competencies are 37 specific personality traits, all of which are assessed by the GPI.

Job Level: Professional to Executive
Job Family/Title: Supervisors, managers, professionals and executives
Localizations Available: UK, Australia, Mandarin, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Swedish
Average Testing Time (minutes): 45 minutes
Time Allowed (minutes): Unlimited
Maximum Number of Questions: 300
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Multiple choice
Product Category: Personality

Thinking: Measures the ability to use successful thinking strategies to solve problems, make decisions, and create unique ideas or work products.

Planning and Execution: Measures the ability to plan and execute tasks or projects and to be self disciplined in one's approach to work.

Facilitating Leadership: Measures the ability to take a leadership role within the organization, to take responsibility for guiding others' actions and getting others to view and do things in a certain way.

Debilitating Leadership: Measures the ability to use quasi-leadership tactics or to engage in various behaviors that may prove successful in changing others behavior in the short-term but ultimately cause the leader to fail or lose the support of those around him or her.

Interpersonal Nature: Measures the ability to engage in interpersonal behaviors that are socially appropriate and that lead to positive relationships with others.

Motivation: Measures the tendency to demonstrate motivated behavior that leads to successful work outcomes.

Individual Work Orientation: Measures the ability to engage in independent, sometimes self-serving, behaviors that can be beneficial in jobs that require a relatively high degree of independence.

Collective Work Orientation: Measures the ability to engage in behaviors that serve the well being of a group or organization.

Self-Management: Measures the ability to be in control of one's attitudes and behaviors.

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