Tag: Hogan Assessments

The Most Common Type of Incompetent Leader

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This article was originally written by Scott Gregory for Harvard Business Review on March 30, 2018. A young friend recently remarked that the worst boss he ever had would provide him with feedback that always consisted of “You’re doing a great job.” But they both knew it wasn’t true — the organization was in disarray, turnover… Read more »

Mentoring or Coaching: Are They Different and Does It Really Matter?

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*This article was written by Rob Field, Learning and Development Director at Advanced People Strategies. In organisations today, change is constant, rapid and relentless. Learning needs to follow this. Helping individuals and teams in this context is always challenging. Coaching and mentoring have a key role to play, but they are very different even though the… Read more »

Bob Hogan Discusses the Importance of Humility in Leaders

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When organizations are working to identify new leaders, too often they gravitate toward those who are charismatic, narcissistic, and inappropriately self-confident. These individuals tend to emerge because they are well-liked and masters in the art of office politics. However, decades of data and research prove that people with these characteristics are extremely ineffective leaders, and… Read more »

Hogan to Present at 33rd Annual SIOP Conference

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It’s that time of year again! On April 19-21 in Chicago, I-O experts from Hogan’s Research and Consulting divisions will showcase advances in personality research at the 33rd Annual SIOP Conference. Here’s a detailed schedule of all sessions, including symposia, panel discussions, and poster sessions: Thursday, April 19 Mobile Assessment: Practical Considerations for Implementation Jennifer… Read more »

Study Shows Shared Personal Values a Better Predictor of Trump Supporters Than Political Attitudes

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* This article originally appeared on Business Wire. A recent study conducted by Hogan Assessments Chief Science Officer, Dr. Ryne Sherman, shows that personal values were an even stronger predictor of support for President Donald Trump than political affiliation or ideology in the 2016 US presidential primary. The study examined data gathered from 1,825 individuals… Read more »

Talent — Does It Come from Desire, Ability, or Both?

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*In this guest post, Melvyn Payne, Development Director at Advanced People Strategies, takes a look at the challenges facing Talent Management. It is no surprise to see hard-working, collaborative individuals with great social skills emerging as potential leaders and being nominated for talent development programmes. In fact, it makes a welcome change to some of… Read more »

Career Connections Celebrating 20 Years of Success

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When Bob and Joyce Hogan set out to develop better solutions to improve the global workforce, they knew they would need people and organizations from all over the world to help them sell these solutions. This resulted in the formation of a robust international distributor network spanning 56 countries. However, there was one key value… Read more »

Six Lessons on Leadership from Bob Hogan

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I am obsessed with the topic of leadership. Organizations need leaders to make key decisions, anticipate and manage changing market trends, and set strategic vision. When competent leadership prevails, people and companies prosper. Bad leadership almost always creates disengaged workers, corporate chicanery, and, eventually, business failure. The problem with most leadership competency models is they… Read more »

Hogan Assessments Names Ryne Sherman as Chief Science Officer

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Hogan Assessments announced Monday that Dr. Ryne Sherman will join the company as Chief Science Officer. In this role, Sherman will be responsible for managing the primary functions within Hogan’s industry-leading research department, including client research, product development and maintenance, and Hogan’s research archive and infrastructure. “We’re thrilled to have Ryne join the Hogan team,”… Read more »

Bob Hogan and Ryne Sherman: Briefing Socioanalytic Theory

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Socioanalytic theory draws on key ideas of Charles Darwin, Sigmund Freud, and George Herbert Mead to explain why people act as they do. All three writers noted that humans evolved as group living animals; we also know that all groups contain status hierarchies and myths about their origins and purpose. This suggests that the big… Read more »