HPI Scales

Hogan Personality Inventory Scales & Interpretation

Primary Scales

Adjustment Differentiates between those who are self confident, even tempered and have high self esteem, from those who are emotional, self critical and easily stressed.
Ambition Differentiates between those who are competitive, leader like and eager to advance, from those who have a more relaxed attitude to advancement and power.
Sociability Differentiates between those who outgoing, talkative and needing social interaction, from those who are quiet, reserved and happy being alone.
Agreeability Differentiates between those who are friendly, warm and able to maintain relationships, from those who are more critical, direct and less concerned about being popular. Concerns seeming eager to please and reluctant to take independent action.
Prudence Differentiates between those who dependable, organised, and easy to supervise, from those who are less dependable, but more flexible and innovative.
Intellectance Differentiates between those who are imaginative, inventive, and curious to understand the overall process, from those who are more practically focussed, able to tolerate routine tasks.
Scholarship Differentiates between those who strongly value academic performance and education as end in itself, from those who view education as a means to an end.

Occupational Scales

Service Orientation Identifies people who are pleasant, courteous and helpful in dealing with customers, clients and work colleagues.
Stress Tolerance Identifies people who handle pressure well and are not tense or anxious.
Reliability Identifies people who are honest, dependable and responsive to supervision.
Clerical Potential Differentiates between those who outgoing, talkative and needing social interaction, from those who are quiet, reserved and happy being alone.
Sales Potential Identifies people who are socially skilled, self assured, assertive and can create interest in products and services.
Managerial Potential Identifies people who can manage others in a pleasant and effective fashion.