International has successfully used a number of assessment instruments
in various leadership and talent development initiatives.
Birkman assessment is a powerful development tool that is widely used
by organizations.Results are generated through an interactive database
that provides detailed information on leadership behaviours. The
executive receives a comprehensive report that displays the information
in a meaningful way utilizing graphs and data. An LMC coach reviews the
results with the leader that allows them to understand how the results
apply to their current role and work environment.
measures the five fundamental building blocks of personality:
Will, Energy, Affection, Control and Emotionality and provides a
comprehensive description of personality and behaviour. It
generates a number of practical and useful interpretive reports that
are well suited for executive coaching, leadership development,
coaching of high potentials and career management.
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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality inventory
that many organizations use to help individuals understand how their
personality type influences their behaviour. By discovering their
four-letter personality code, employees can identify and use their
preferences to make career decisions and identify developmental needs.
The MBTI has been used successfully in career coaching for high
potentials and talent management.
Strong Interest Inventory
The Strong Interest Inventory (Strong) measures an
individual's interests in a broad range of occupations, work activities
and leisure activities. Using the Strong, employees can plan each step
of their career path with one goal in mind: to match their interests
with satisfying careers. It can help them make career decisions, seek
more satisfying work within an organization or explore career options.
In addition to career coaching for high potentials, organizations have
used the Strong in talent development initiatives.
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This easy to complete on-line instrument provides
employees with the opportunity to learn about their tendencies, needs
and preferred environments, become aware of their potential strengths
and weaknesses, and develop strategies to become more effective in
their positions. Additional reports provide managers with suggestions
on how to bring out the best in their employees by focusing on how to
manage them, help them manage others and create more positive
relationships overall. The DISC can also be used in career coaching for
high potentials and talent development.
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Our online self assessment exercises
give employees the opportunity to review their career history in a
systematic way and identify their functional and transferable
strengths, work related values and preferred work environment
characteristics. It also offers them the opportunity to receive 360
feedback on their findings from present and past colleagues and
managers. The Self Assessment provides concrete information that can be
used in career coaching and development of high potentials.