Wide-band personality inventories: comparing Hogan HPI, shl OPQ32r, Facet Five, and Trait-Map
As the lead author of Trait-Map, a wide-band personality inventory, I am often asked to compare our product to other similar products on the market. This is not an easy task, because the considerations of model creation and questionnaire development are not easily understood by people who are not deeply in the topic. It also takes time to really understand a personality assessment tool beyond the marketing materials: some key information is hidden in the Technical Manuals, and only the initiated can understand it. I make an attempt now to compare these assessments in an objective manner and hopefully I can help readers in better understanding these mysterious products....