Risk-Taking Assessment

The RiskTA is designed to determine a person’s level of comfort with risk-taking and how it could affect his or her career.

Description

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:

  • Conscientiousness
  • 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)

Validation Information:

  • Sample Size: 7459
  • Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.89

 

APPLICATION:

  • Pre-employment
  • Training
  • Accident Prevention Programs
  • Employee Management

 

6 SCALES:

  • Sensation-seeking
  • Harm-avoidance
  • Conscientiousness
  • Locus of Control
  • Comfort with Ambiguity
  • Reward Orientation

 

Features

Benchmarks: Available (general population and 24 industries)

Interview Questions: Available

Group Comparisons: Available

 

Report Includes:

  • Summary with Risk-Taking Style
  • Introduction
  • Graphs
  • Detailed narrative interpretation
  • Strengths & Limitations
  • Advice

 

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

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