Personality Test with verbal content

48 items

Test without time limit

Processing time: approx. 12 minutes

Inhouse-test with supervision

Home-test without supervision


German, English, Chinese, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Spanish, Turkish, Hungarian

other languages on request

Optimized for

desktop, tablet, smartphone

Career starters

Persons with high results in this test have the necessary characteristics to lead successfully and the potential to be role models and decision makers to drive performance and success in their area of responsibility.

Z (Z-Score): Standard score in value range 70-130 (M=100, SD=10); PR (percentile rank): Share in reference group with a score that is at most as high.

Theoretical background

Leadership potential in KLF (Key Leadership Factors) corresponds to a compound variable that is implemented as a criteria-oriented personality scale – aimed at describing and predicting differences in relevant (leadership) behaviour. It captures personality traits for which it has been demonstrated to be related to effective leadership in general or specific facets of leadership performance. Compound variables that follow this approach have an increased validity compared to narrower constructions, since they combine homogeneous variables, which correlate with a specific aspect of the criterion and are thus formed in a criteria-oriented manner.

KLF focuses both on determining competence in personnel selection and on the development of executives. The long version enables a differentiated and practical feedback on the eight dimensions, which is explicitly directed to the candidate and focuses on compensation and development.

Psychometric properties

α = .96

Construct validity
.68 Emotional Stability
.53 Extraversion
.64 Conscientiousness
.28 Openness
.29 Agreeableness (TAKE5)
-.04 General Intelligence (KAPPA)
.03 Logical Reasoning (SYLLOG) 

Criterion validity
.35 Leadership success

Norm basis
N > 7,500

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