chapter  9
18 Pages

Evaluating Leadership With the CPI

WithEdwin I. Megargee, Joyce L. Carbonell

The California Psychological Inventory is one of the few clinical instru­ ments designed to assess positive functioning among healthy people. First published in 1957, it provided researchers and applied psychologists with valid measures that could be used in personality research and assessment to identify people exemplifying desirable characteristics in varying degrees. One such pattern of behavior that has received considerable attention over the past three decades is leadership.