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- QUICK QUIZ IN 31 LANGUAGES. // Professional Manager;Nov2009, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p4
The article reports on the move of SHL to create an occupational personality questionnaire (OPQ) to be used for employee selection which is twice more precise and is available in 31 languages in Great Britain. The OPQ32r questionnaire offers a clearer view of a person's profile through an...
- HOW TOâ€¦use psychometrics for coaching. Passmore, Jonathan // 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...
- Which is the More Predictable Gender? Public Good Contribution and Personality. Perugini, Marco; Tan, Jonathan H. W.; Zizzo, Daniel John // Economic Issues;Mar2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p83
Questionnaires can and have been used to predict behaviour in economic settings. Using two sets of measures from personality psychology (the Big Six) and social psychology (Social Value Orientation), we find that the behaviour of men is predictable in the first half of a public good contribution...
- Perceptions of the Ways of Mattering by People With Mental Illness. Corbi�re, Marc; Amundson, Norman E. // Career Development Quarterly;Dec2007, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p141
The Ways of Mattering questionnaire (N. E. Amundson, 1993,2003) was developed to evaluate clients' perceptions of a counseling relationship. This study reports the construct and convergent validities of the Ways of Mattering as well as the internal consistency of each of its subscales for people...
- Faking personality questionnaires: A response to Furnham. Kirton, M.J. // Current Psychology;Winter91/92, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p315
Responds to A. Furnham's article, `Faking Personality Questionnaires: Fabricating Different Profiles for Different Purposes,' featured in the Spring 1990 issue of `Current Psychology: Research & Reviews.' Likelihood of people giving responses dishonestly; Likelihood of the administrators...
- Investigation of the lifestyle assessment questionnaire. Cooper, Stewart E. // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C;Jul90, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p83
Presents an investigation of the Lifestyle Assessment Questionnaire (LAQ). Goals of the study; Participants in the study; Results and discussion of the study.
- Barnlord quotient. Raymond, Cathy; Clarke, Greg // Horse & Rider;Aug94, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p40
Presents a quiz for people who are considering renting their extra horse-keeping space. Description of scenarios that highlight various personality types.
- Factor structure of the non-cognitive questionnaire for Black, Mexican American and White college... Arbona, Consuelo; Novy, Diane M. // Journal of Instructional Psychology;Mar91, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p10
Examines the factorial structure of the Non-Cognitive Questionnaire (NCQ), an instrument to assess non-cognitive dimensions and academic familiarity, with Black, Mexican-American and White college students. Marker variable factor analysis; Some support for the factorial stability of NCQ; Summary...
- Lights, Camera, Makeup! Caudron, Shari // Training & Development;May2000, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p14
Presents the author's reactions to a request from a magazine editor to complete a personal questionnaire from which to glean information for the contributors' column. Types of information sought; Personal data provided; Reasons for ease in which the author responded to the questionnaire.