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Psychometric Tools and Instruments

1. 16 PF

The 16 Personality Factors, measured by the 16PF Questionnaire, were multivariate-derived by psychologist Raymond Cattell.

Factors of 16pf:

1) Warmth

2) Reasoning

3) Emotional Stability

4) Dominance

5) Liveliness

6) Rule consciousness

7) Social boldness

8) Sensitivity

9) Vigilance

10) Abstractedness

11) Privateness

12) Apprehension

13) Openness to change

14) Self-reliance

15) Perfectionism

16) Tension

Time required for administration: 45 mins

2. Firo-B

Dimensions of FIRO –B

The FIRO-B tool measures your interpersonal needs in three areas.


The need for Inclusion relates to forming new relationships and associating with others; it determines the extent of contact and prominence that a person seeks.

Descriptors include:

• belonging

• Involvement

• Participation

• Recognition

• Distinction


The need for Control relates to decision making, influence, and persuasion between people; it determines the extent of power or dominance that a person seeks.

Descriptors include:

• Power

• Authority

• Influence

• Responsibility

• Consistency


The need for Affection relates to emotional ties and warm connections between people; it determines the extent of closeness that a person seeks.

Descriptors include:

• Personal ties

• Consensus

• Sensitivity

• Support

• Openness

For each of the three interpersonal needs—Inclusion, Control, and Affection—the

FIRO-B instrument also provides a measure of how much each need is Expressed or Wanted by you.


The extent to which you will initiate the behavior.


The extent to which you want or will accept that behavior from others.

The FIRO-B assessment is used in a wide variety of applications including:

• Leadership development
• Team building
• Individual interpersonal effectiveness
• Retention

Time required for administration: 30 – 40 mins


EXTRAVERT TYPES: Prefers to live in contact with people and things. Breadth in interest is their logo / forte.

INTROVERT TYPES: Prefers to be more self contained and work things out personally. Depth of concentration is their logo / forte.

SENSING TYPES : Take information by senses, attends details, solve problems in standard ways, patient with details, precise in their work, distrust creativity, work hard to reach conclusion, emphasize action, urgency, bottom line results. Reliance on facts is their logo.

INTUITIVE TYPES: Like to solve new problems, dislike routine, perceive problems in totality, can consider several alternatives simultaneously, imaginative and futuristic, enjoy mind testing games. Grasp of possibilities is their logo / forte.

FEELING TYPES: Emphasize human aspects, more process oriented, enjoy pleasing people and avoid conflicts. Warmth and sympathy is their logo.

THINKING TYPES: Logical and analytical in problem solving and search for additional information in a logical manner. Logic / analysis is their logo.

JUDGING TYPES: Puts emphasis on orders through reaching decisions and resolving issues. Organization is their logo/ forte.

PERCEIVING TYPES: Puts emphasis on gathering information and obtaining as much data as possible. Adaptability is their logo /forte.


        1. Neuroticism
          • Anxiety
          • Hostility
          • Depression
          • Self-Consciousness
          • Impulsiveness
          • Vulnerability to Stress
        2. Extraversion
          • Warmth
          • Gregariousness
          • Assertiveness
          • Activity
          • Excitement Seeking
          • Positive Emotion
        3. Openness to experience
          • Fantasy
          • Aesthetics
          • Feelings
          • Actions
          • Ideas
          • Values
        4. Agreeableness
          • Trust
          • Straightforwardness
          • Altruism
          • Compliance
          • Modesty
          • Tendermindedness
        5. Conscientiousness
          • Competence
          • Order
          • Dutifulness
          • Achievement Striving
          • Self-Discipline
          • Deliberation


5. Salahkaar MBQ:

This Psychometric test gives a measure of how strong a person is on interpersonal trust and trustworthiness.

6. Salahkaar LES:

This scale gives various dimensions to measure effectiveness of Leadership quality.

7. EQit:

This emotional intelligence tool covers following dimensions: empathy, impulse control, communication & cooperation, innovative/ creative instincts, analytical, realistic orientation, artistic, well adjusted, optimism, self-awareness, social self/ effective relationships, enterprising/ initiative taker and risk taking.

  • ABC Bearing Ltd.
  • AC Nielson ORG-MARG
  • Action India
  • Alembic Chemicals Ltd.
  • Apollo Hospitals
  • Arthur Anderson Consulting
  • ABB
  • Astrazenica Ltd.
  • B. T. A. Cellular Ltd.
  • B. E. S. & T Ltd.
  • Bank of Baroda Staff College
  • Baroda Management
  • Batliboi Ltd.
  • Bax Global India Ltd.
  • Berger Paints (I) Ltd.
  • Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL)
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
  • Birla Copper Ltd.
  • Blue Star Ltd.
  • BSES Management Institute
  • Cerebus Consultants
  • CR Seals India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Daimler Chrysler India Pvt. Ltd.
  • E. I. DuPont India Ltd.
  • Enercon India Ltd.
  • FAG Precision Bearings Ltd.
  • Fritolay India Ltd.
  • Globe Span India Ltd.
  • Godrej Industries Ltd.
  • Gujarat Alkali and Chemical Ltd (GACL)
  • Gujarat Communication and Electronic Ltd.
  • Gujarat Electricity Board (GEB)
  • Gujarat State Fertilizers Company (GSFC)
  • Hindustan Construction Company
  • Hindustan Zinc Ltd.
  • HPCL Vikas Refinery (HPCL)
  • Hikal Ltd.
  • IDBI Bank
  • Idea Cellular Ltd.
  • Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO)
  • Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL)
  • Indian Oil Tanking Ltd (IOTL)
  • Indian Petrochemical Corporation Ltd (IPCL)
  • Indo- Burma Petroleum Ltd (IBP)
  • Indo-Gulf Corporation
  • Institute of Human Capital (IHC)
  • Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
  • IT Preneurs, Jyoti Ltd.
  • JMDI Ltd.
  • Johnson and Johnson Ltd.
  • Kamala Dials Ltd.
  • Kanoria Chemicals and Industries Ltd.,
  • Keane India Ltd.
  • Kenstar WZ
  • Krishak Bharti Cooperative Ltd (KRIBHCO)
  • Kuoni Travel (I) Ltd.
  • Lakhanpal National Ltd.
  • Larson and Toubro Ltd.
  • Ma Foi Management Consultants Limited
  • MAJAN College
  • MICO India Ltd.
  • MIEL e-security Ltd.
  • NDDB Ltd.
  • Nilaka Consultants Ltd.
  • Oil and Natural Gas Commission Ltd. (ONGC)
  • OMAN
  • Reliance Industries Ltd. (The Biotech Division)
  • Reliance Petroleum Ltd.
  • Sarabhai Chemicals Ltd.
  • SIES College
  • SPANCO Telesystems and Solutions Ltd.
  • Spectronet Ltd.
  • SPG Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Star Electronics Ltd.
  • Sulzer India Ltd.
  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Tata Atlas India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Tata Management Training Center (TMTC)
  • TVS & Sons Ltd.
  • Wartsila India Ltd.
  • Welspun India Ltd.
  • Yahama Motor India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Zydus Cadila Health Care Ltd.

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