Tag: values

Thoughts on: New(ish) Directions for Vocational Interests Research

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*This is a guest post written by Joel A. DiGirolamo, Director of Coaching Science for the International Coach Federation. I enjoyed reading the thought-provoking paper “New(ish) Directions for Vocational Interests Research”by Hogan and Sherman. It is jam-packed with concepts, models, and logic that offer fodder for many thought exercises. I certainly agree with the assertion that “values… Read more »

Bob Hogan on Workplace Culture

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Culture can best be defined in terms of the values that guide the behavior and decision making of a social unit—a team, a family, a business, etc. Culture is not vague and touchy-feely; cultures can be easily and reliably assessed using any number of commercially available survey instruments. Cultures have real, concrete behavioral consequences, and… 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 »

VIDEO: Dr. Hogan Discusses the Importance of Values

VIDEO: Dr. Hogan Discusses the Importance of Values  Values are the DNA of culture, and culture is incredibly stable over generations. That explains why parent-child voting preferences and religious preferences have correlated so strongly throughout human history. Values are what drive prejudice, and the clash of values is what has caused so much unrest and… Read more »

When Leaders Are Hired for Talent but Fired for Not Fitting In

This article was co-authored by Hogan CEO Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Russell Reynolds Associates CEO Clarke Murphy, and originally appeared in Harvard Business Review. Over and over again, organizations are unable to appoint the right leaders. According to academic estimates, the baseline for effective corporate leadership is merely 30%, while in politics, approval ratings oscillate between… Read more »

Drinks with Hogan: Values

Identifying personal values is the way to find meaning in your job. Hogan Consultant Jennifer Lowe discusses the importance of measuring values in personality assessment in this installment of Drinks with Hogan.

Employee Development: It’s as easy as 1-2-3

The two keys to success when it comes to running an effective business are money and people. Organizations tend to recognize that money is important to running a successful business, but often times they fail to focus on the people side of the equation. Unfortunately when companies do consider the people side they often get… Read more »

The Values Impact

What do Ron Johnson, Robert Nardelli, and Jack Griffin all have in common? All are smart, talented individuals who were hired to repair struggling companies and failed. Each shared a common thread: their ability to lead was undermined by a misalignment of values.

MVPI Item Themes

  The Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory identifies the core goals, drivers, and interests that determine what gets people to the office each day. The MVPI consists of 10 primary scales, which are further divided into five item themes. The MVPI item themes provide additional interpretive power by categorizing participants’ responses to the questions that compose… Read more »

CEOs Aren’t Like Us

What makes a great chief executive? Although leadership is one of the most studied subjects in academia and the business world, there is no clear answer to this question, in part because so little research has been done examining what separates CEOs from the rest of us. To answer this question, Hogan partner Winsborough Limited… Read more »