Management Skills and Styles Assessment – 4th Revision – Abridged

A con­densed test that is designed to assess key traits that are linked to managerial ability.


Purpose: MANSSA – R4 – Ab is a condensed test that is designed to assess key traits that are linked to managerial ability.


  • Pre-employment
  • Training Tool
  • Leadership Development

No. of questions: 235

Question type: Situational, Self-Assessment, Skill Testing

Estimated completion time: 85 minutes

Shorter versions of assessment: N/A

Recommended age level: 18+

Qualification Level: Class A

Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, dis­ability)

Validation Information:

  • Sample Size: 1734
  • Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.98



Benchmarks: Available (general population and 33 industries)

Interview Questions: Available

Group Comparisons: Available


  • Goal Setting
  • Information Gathering & Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Organization Skills
  • Proactive Approach
  • Monitoring Employee
  • Performance
  • Measuring/Evaluating Results
  • Project Management
  • Recruitment & Hiring
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Training & Onboarding
  • Succession Planning
  • Coaching & Motivating
  • Rewarding Performance
  • Fairness
  • Supportiveness
  • Managing Diversity
  • Managerial Courage
  • Charisma
  • Innovative Mindset
  • Calculated Risk-taking
  • Negotiating Ability
  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity & Ethics
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Social Insight
  • Conflict Management
  • Patience
  • Approachability
  • Accountability
  • Change Management
  • Drive
  • Positive Mindset
  • Steady Effort

Report Includes:

Managerial Style

Delegation Style



Detailed narrative interpretation

Strengths and Limitations


Impression Management

Factors and Scales:

Overall Score plus 6 factors divided into 35 scales:

Planning, Organizing, & Controlling: Assesses whether a person possesses the ability to determine an organization’s direction, execute plans, and ensure their success.

Staffing & HR Functions: Assesses duties that revolve around putting together a productive staff.

Leading: Assesses the ability to guide and bring out the best in others.

Business Skills: Assesses skills that are conducive to running a business effectively.

Soft Skills & Teamwork: Assesses how a person handles social situations and working with others.

Intrapersonal Skills: Assesses personal skills and qualities that enhance a person’s ability to adapt to a managerial position.

Additional information

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