Leadership Self-Assessments

Leadership Self-Assessments

 A self-assessment is useful for improving leadership skills. It assists with understanding your own style and skills as well as the leadership style that best suits you. Some assessments can be purchased or obtained with permission from a publication company. Listed below are some free assessments available to the public.


 Free Assessments Available to the Public


The Ohio State LBDQ-XII assesses leadership under the style approach (initiating structure and consideration). Click here for a PDF version of the LBDQ Self-Assessment. Click here for a PDF of the LBDQ manual and scoring guide.

Least Preferred Coworker

Fiedler “Least Preferred Coworker” assesses leadership under the contingency approach (relationship or task oriented). Click here for a PDF of the assessment and scoring guide. A high score indicates someone who is relationship motivated and a low score is someone who is task oriented.

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) assesses personality type under the psychodynamic approach. Click on the following link for a test that uses the Myers-Briggs as its basis. http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp
An official MBTI Assessment must be administered by a certified practitioner or can be completed online for a fee https://www.mbtionline.com/TaketheMBTI



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