The Values & Motives Inventory (VMI) reveals what drives a person and helps identify where they will likely most gain the most satisfaction at work. It helps a person understand what energises them by profiling their motivations. Motives and values are considered to be largely stable; they tend to change very little as a person grows older – what attracts you now will have the same impact on you later.
The Values & Motives Inventory assessment of personal values and motives covers three areas: values that influence a person’s approach to relationships, values connected to personal beliefs and attitudes that guide a person’s approach to everyday problems, and values that affect behaviour in the workplace.
This makes the Values & Motives Inventory an alternative to the Hogan Motives, Values Preferences Inventory (MVPI).
The Values & Motives Inventory personality test identifies what a person wants to do, rather than what a person may need to do in certain situations. This information is invaluable as it enables a person to identify in which environment they will perform best.
Because the assessment can reveal a person’s values and motives, the Values & Motives Inventory is used for a wide variety of purposes including the following:
The Values & Motives Inventory assessment test takes about 20 minutes to complete.
Alison Price is a Chartered Psychologist and an Occupational Psychologist who is experienced in applying psychometrics, including the Values & Motives Inventory, and has the required qualifications to administer the assessment and provide valuable feedback one-to-one.
Should you be interested in using the Values & Motives Inventory, whether for your own development or within your organisation, please contact Alison for further information.