Personality At Work

The PAW usually forms part of an ‘organisational survey’, and thus has an all-encompassing approach. The purpose is to help you and the organisation to which you belong, to further the best interests of all relevant parties.

The PAW instrument is based on a questionnaire – paper and pencil test. The instrument consists of 250 test-items. The instrument renders 5 ‘scores’, each with 4 substructures.

The areas being measured are the following:

Doing and Work Orientation

  • Primacy of Work
  • Time
  • Effective Performance
  • Role-Orientation

Self and Perception Orientation

  • Reliability and Stability
  • Responsibility
  • Independence
  • Drive

Thinking and Styles Orientation

  • Thinking Styles
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Practical vs. Theoretical Approach
  • Decision-Making

People and Relations Orientation

  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Cooperation vs. Competitiveness
  • Influencing Others
  • Socialisation

Emotions and Feelings Orientation

  • Warmth and Supportiveness
  • Tough Mindedness
  • Positiveness
  • Emotional Control

These examinations can be ordered and implemented on an individual basis or as part of a customized package tailored to suit the needs of your business in either a pre-employment capacity, as part of employee advancement or an integrity management program.

For more information please contact the PISA Integrity Assessment Centre: