The Locus of Control & Attribution Style Test assesses whether a person believes that he or she has an impact on and can control what happens in his or her life, which can impact motivation, expectations, self-esteem, and risk-taking behavior. Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:
- Success Orientation
This test provides the answers you need to make informed decisions.
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Purpose: Locus of Control & Attribution Style Test assesses whether a person believes that he or she has an impact on and can control what happens in his or her life, which can impact motivation, expectations, self-esteem, and risk-taking behavior.
- Personal development
- Leadership development
- Sales and customer service training
8 Locus of Control & Attribution Style Test SCALES:
- Success Orientation
- Success Stability
- Failure Orientation
- Failure Stability
- Career or Academic-related Locus of Control
- Global Locus of Control
- Impact of Upbringing and Heredity
No. of questions: 35
Question type: Situational, self-report
Estimated completion time: 10 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability, ethnicity1)
Sample Size: 55,053
Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.86
Benchmarks: Available (general population and 25 industries)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available
- Detailed narrative interpretation
- Strengths and Limitations
- Impression Management
Factors and Scales:
Overall Score plus 8 scales, including:
- Success Orientation: Assesses whether a person attributes success to internal factors (under one’s control) or external factors (beyond one’s control).
- Success Stability: Assesses whether a person attributes success to stable or unstable factors.
- Failure Orientation: Extent to which a person attributes failures to factors within one’s control or factors beyond control.
- Failure Stability: Assesses whether a person attributes failure to stable or unstable forces