Throughout the text, Psychology and the Challenges of Life, you will find an assortment of tests that sample a broad range of skills, abilities, and traits. Although these exercises allow a glimpse at aspects of personality, the results must be interpreted with caution.
Complete the self-assessment, Will You Be a Hit or a Miss? The Expectancy for Success Scale, on pp. 53–54 of Psychology and the Challenges of Life.
Write a 200- to 300-word response, consideringhow employers and fellow team members might use this instrument at work. Is this test reliable? Is it valid? What are the potential benefits and drawbacks of a test that attempts to measure skills, abilities, or traits?