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Psychometric Assessments

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Psychometric Assessments
by Deborah Bell

The Jangle Fallacy: Is “learning agility” next?

The concept of the jangle fallacy¹ has been around for almost 100 years, but it seems like we keep falling victim to it.  For those not familiar, it is a mistaken belief that two constructs are different because they have different names, when in fact they are the same or almost identical concept.  It had […]

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Leadership Development
by Deborah Bell

Motivating People to Act with More Integrity

Most people report that Integrity is an important value that is part of an individual’s character.  Fewer people may know that personality traits influence a person’s character and predict acts of Integrity (and low integrity) well.  One set of these traits falls under the Honesty/Humility domain in the HEXECO model of personality (which is subsumed […]

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Psychometric Assessments
by Deborah Bell

Choosing an Executive Assessment Partner

On the surface, executive assessment providers may appear similar to one another. But if you take a closer look, you may be rather surprised by what you see.  By asking these questions, you can make informed comparisons and select the right partner for your organization. The Organization and its People How many assessments have you […]

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Big 5 personality traits
by Deborah Bell

The Predictive Power of Personality

Do you believe in taking ibuprofen to relieve or prevent pain or in taking an antihistamine to relieve or prevent symptoms of allergies? Then you should also believe in using a Big Five/Five-Factor Model personality measure as part of your hiring process, and you can expect considerably more powerful results. Because unlike the MBTI, Enneagram, […]

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Big 5 personality traits
by Keith Francoeur

5 Reasons to replace the MBTI with “The Big 5″  

In 2013, Adam Grant wrote an article for Psychology Today called “Goodbye to MBTI, the Fad That Won’t Die.† Unfortunately, it seems like little progress has been made between then and now.  The Problem There is overwhelming consensus among personality researchers that personality is hierarchically structured and consists of at least five broad and essential […]

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