HOW TO…use psychometrics for coaching

Passmore, Jonathan
May 2008
People Management;5/29/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p39
The article discusses the use of psychometrics for selection and personal development. There are three types of personality questionnaires, which are noted to be popular for feedback and coaching, and only two of them are based on the idea that personality can be changed. It is stated that psychometrics are more statistically valid than in-house competence frameworks. The author suggests that a human resource (HR) manager should understand how the questionnaire was developed and the context in which it is completed.


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