HJ17 Personality Questionnaire

Hatfield Jefferies

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Test Name:HJ17 Personality Questionnaire
Author of Original Test: Malcolm Hatfield and Michael Jefferies.
Local test distributor / publisher:Hatfield Jefferies
Date of Current Review:2003
Date of Publication of Current Review / Edition:09 Mar 2005
Type of Test:Personality - Trait
Main Area of Use:Work and Occupational
Constructs Measured:17 behaviourally observable dimensions of personality.
Administration Mode:Supervised Group administration
Response Mode:Paper and pencil
The instrument may be used in conjunction with a CASIO FX-
795P hand computer.
General Description of Test:The HJ17 provides comparative scores on 17 behaviourally observable dimensions of personality together with scores on five broader, more inclusive factors, type indicator scores, a score for innovative style and Belbin’s nine Team Roles. The 17 dimensions are: (1) Supportive – Dominant (2) Sharing – Persuasive (3) Hard Nosed – Considerate (4) Group Minded – Self Reliant (5) Diffident – Self Assured (6) Easy Going – Alert (7) Conventional – Open minded (8) Action Orientated – Reflective (9) Implementer – Innovator (10) Commercial Skill Builder – Commercial Opportunist (11) People Orientated – Technically Minded (12) Responsive – Organised (13) Detail Averse – Precise (14) Content – Ambitious (15) Balanced – Determined (16) Hesitant – Decisive (17) Expressive – Resilient The second-order factors are: (1) Friendly contentment – Forceful ambition (2) Action – Deliberation (3) Inner driven, expressive – Accommodating, calm (4) People minded – Self sufficient, rational (5) Consolidator – Entrepreneur The scores generate profiles on a ‘pre-formed’ chart. The instrument is designed for use in managerial, sales, professional, technical supervisory and graduate roles.


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