“whilst detractors have likened their validity as reliable as a horoscope, supporters believe they allow businesses and individuals the opportunity to gain insight into their own strengths and weaknesses.”
Dating back to the early 1900s and based on an assessment tool originally developed for the United States Army, there are now hundreds, if not thousands, of personality assessments available and they’re increasingly being used to help navigate the minefield of human needs, wants and aspirations.
“This new Blue Paper looks at the most popular assessment tools being used by organisations throughout the world and considers the views from both critics and advocates” says Cheryl Jackson-Leafield, Marketing Manager of 4imprint UK and Ireland, “whilst detractors have likened their validity as reliable as a horoscope, supporters believe they allow businesses and individuals the opportunity to gain insight into their own strengths and weaknesses.”
In addition to explaining how organisations are using personality assessments in the areas of recruitment, team building and leadership development, the paper digs deeper into explaining two popular tools: DiSC and The Clifton StrengthsFinder; how understanding different personality styles could benefit an organisation, reduce the risk of conflict and increase productivity is also explored.
To read this paper, visit www.4imprint.co.uk/BluePaper/PersonalityAssessments
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