Leadership Assessment

KDVI offers a family of innovative psychometrically validated 360° feedback instruments which provide a systematic approach to assessing leadership and organisational effectiveness. Our research centres on the rigorous development and validation of our instruments.

"The GELM for measuring global executive leadership"

Take a Look at Yourself in the Leadership Mirror: A new 360° leadership development instrument

This blog entry presents The Global Executive Leadership Mirror (GELM) is a new 360° leadership assessment designed to measure specific leadership behaviors in global executives.

INSEAD Knowledge, Oct 2014

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"Development, design and validation of the LAQ"

Development and Application of the Leadership Archetype Questionnaire

This article describes the development, design and validation of the Leadership Archetype Questionnaire (LAQ™), a 360° survey instrument designed to help organisational leaders to identify their leadership style in teams.

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Dec 2010

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"The key roles that leaders play"

Decoding the Team Conundrum: The Eight Roles Executives Play

In this article, a number of leadership archetypes, or roles, and ways of leading in a complex organisational environment are explored.

Organizational Dynamics, Aug 2008

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"Design, development & validation of the PA"

The Development of the Personality Audit: A Psychodynamic Multiple Feedback Assessment Instrument

This article describes the design and psychometric properties of the PA, a 360° feedback instrument designed to assess seven personality dimensions important in human behavior and to determine blind spots.

International Journal of Human Resource Management, May 2006

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The Global Executive Leadership Inventory

The Global Executive Leadership Inventory

Designed and authored by Manfred Kets de Vries - the Raoul de Vitry d'Avaucourt Chaired Professor of Leadership Development at INSEAD - The Global Executive Leadership Inventory (GELI) is an in-depth leadership development tool for coaching human resource and training professionals who want to invest in programs that improve individual, team, and organizational performance.

Pfeiffer, Jan 2005

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"Design, development & validation of the GELI"

The Global Leadership Life Inventory: development and psychometric properties of a 360-degree feedback instrument

This article describes the design of Global Leadership Life Inventory, a 360° leadership feedback instrument. This instrument is presently used in executive programs to help identify the operational mode of individual executives.

International Journal of Human Resource Management, Nov 2004

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