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They will encourage individuals to be as honest as possible in their responses. I can hear you saying that because they are self-report instruments ‘they can be faked’. As we shall see in Chapter 8, their designers try to identify any level of this or other forms of sabotage. Examples of personality questionnaires include: • • • • • • • • • • • The 16 Personality Factor questionnaire (16PF) The Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) The Occupational Personality Profile (OPP) The 15 Factor Questionnaire (15FQ) The California Personality Inventory (CPI) The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) The Jung Type Indicator (JTI) The Millon Adolescent Personality Inventory The Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ) The Criterion Attribution Library (CAL) An alternative way of classifying assessment lies in terms of a distinction between standardized and non-standardized techniques.
By far the most common method is through the use of a reference population or norm group. An individual is regarded as a member of the group and the score obtained can be compared to a mean score for all of the other members. In the case of some measures, such as cognitive or reasoning tests, all of the correct items are counted to give just one raw scale score (sometimes referred to simply as the raw score for a person). In this case the maximum possible response sets the limit of the raw score scale.
Double negatives should also be avoided. Items in a personality questionnaire need similar properties and aim for specific rather than general behaviours. Different approaches have been proposed as a means of identifying the kinds of items possible for different measures. The best guide probably involves knowing where the different types of item are mostly used: Intelligence Test Items These generally seek to assess basic reasoning ability and a capacity to associate and to perceive relationships.