Purpose: EPA will provide information about which aspects of a person’s personality are well-suited for owning a business, and which aspects could be problematic.
- Skills Development
- Drive Orientation
- Social Skills
- Networking Ability
No. of questions: 60
Question type: Self-report
Estimated completion time: 10 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment available: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability)
Sample Size: 12,227
Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.61 – 0.78
Benchmarks: Available (general population, Entrepreneurs)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available
- Detailed narrative interpretation
- Strengths and Limitations
- Entrepreneur Personality Type
Factors And Scales:
- Self-sufficiency: Ability to make decisions and motivate oneself independently.
- Conscientiousness: Ability to be organized, efficient and dependable.
- Drive Orientation: Tendency to be competitive, driven, and impatient versus relaxed, laid-back, and patient.
- Social Skills: Ability to relate easily and comfortably with people.
- Optimism: Ability to look on the bright side of things, even in difficult times.
- Risk-taking: Ability to take chances and handle the inherent uncertainty involved in taking risks.
- Networking Ability: Ability to make, maintain, and utilize social connections in order to achieve success in business.