Attitudes To Honesty (ATH-1)
Employee integrity impacts on work colleagues, customers and the organisation. The statistics on the impact of employee dishonesty make alarming reading for any employer. In small businesses especially, one wayward member of staff can jeopardise the whole enterprise. However, assessment of integrity cannot be a straightforward issue. Psychometric assessment is based on probability and can never categorise people with absolute certainty. A proportion of people assessed will always buck the general trend and, in the case of honesty assessments, where the implications are highly sensitive, this presents a special problem.
ATH-1 is a psychometrically designed questionnaire that assesses a candidate's attitude to honesty - their attitude to cheating or stealing, to the justification of dishonest behaviour, to punishment, and to employee commitment. ATH-1 also includes a 'faking' scale designed to evaluate the candour with which the questionnaire has been completed. We recommend that this instrument is used as one source of possible reassurance about the integrity of any candidate. Taken online, ATH-1 generates a narrative report that follows this approach.
The ATH-1 is available for the candidate to take either online or paper and pencil. If the test is taken pencil and paper it can be scored online yourself or via PCL's bureau service. Online tests are automatically scored, in both cases the report is e-mailed directly to you. Within the online system, you can manage your own candidates, set up testing, and reprint copies of candidate reports, all at the touch of a button.
ATH-1 is available to anyone trained to BPS Level B (intermediate).