Use this versatile assessment to identify attitudes towards taking risks that may impact the job or one’s career! Before you invest time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants’ ability to:
- Locus of Control
This test provides the answers you need to make an informed decision.
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The RiskTA is designed to determine a person’s level of comfort with risk-taking and how it could affect his or her career.
No. of questions: 54
Question type: Situational, Self-Report
Estimated completion time: 15 minutes
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standard,; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability)
- Sample Size: 7459
- Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.89
- Accident Prevention Programs
- Employee Management
- Locus of Control
- Comfort with Ambiguity
- Reward Orientation
Benchmarks: Available (general population and 24 industries)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available
- Summary with Risk-Taking Style
- Detailed narrative interpretation
- Strengths & Limitations
Advice Factors and Scales: Overall Score plus 6 scales:
- Sensation-seeking: Assesses the degree to which a person has a desire for novel and exciting experiences.
- Harm-avoidance: Extent to which a person steers clear of negative/harmful consequences.
- Conscientiousness: Assesses the degree to which a person is rule-abiding, careful, responsible, and less likely to take unwise and dangerous risks.
- Locus of Control: Assesses the degree to which a person believes he or she has control over what happens in his/her life.
- Comfort with Ambiguity: Assesses the degree to which a person is comfortable dealing with the uncertainty involved in risk-taking.
- Reward Orientation: Extent to which a person is more likely to take risks if there is a potential for payoff