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Worldwide, organizations invest heavily on their employees to enhance their capabilities and manage growth and build competitive advantage. Through a comprehensive approach, Corporate Coaching shows how organizations can use coaching as a development tool to improve the effectiveness of employees at all levels of management. This book focuses on how to improve individual and organizational performance using coaching, develop the leadership pipeline and evolve a coaching culture.
The book is a ‘How To’ guide for corporate coaching, written primarily for human resource and learning and development professionals. It will help readers understand the nuances of corporate coaching and make better decisions in introducing coaching as an intervention for organization development. Sponsors or decision makers of coaching intervention can use the methods given in this book for ...
Chapter 9: Psychometrics and Psychological Inventories in Corporate Coaching
Psychometrics and Psychological Inventories in Corporate Coaching
Psychometrics is the science of measuring behavior and ability adhering to the four psychometric principles, i.e., reliability, validity, standardization, and freedom from bias. Wikipedia defines psychometrics as
the field of study concerned with the theory and technique of psychological measurement, which includes the measurement of knowledge, abilities, attitudes, personality traits, and educational measurement. The field is primarily concerned with the construction and validation of measurement instruments such as questionnaires, tests and personality assessments.
There is widespread use of psychometric tools in recruitment and selection, assessment center, and leadership development. Corporate coaches are increasingly using psychometric instruments in coaching with the permission of the executives. The reasons for using psychometrics tools in coaching are varied ...