INSIGHT Executive

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INSIGHT Executive – Decision-Making Skills and Executive Mindset measures leadership attributes and decision skills at the highest corporate/organizational levels including C-Suite executives, upper management, division heads, senior officers, directors, and vice presidents. Because at their core the thinking skills, and the drive, decisiveness and other attributes of excellent leadership apply in all organizations, INSIGHT Executive is the instrument of choice for evaluating leadership candidates. It is used by organizations, executive recruiters, HR departments, and consultants for applicant and candidate screening, and for talent development and C-Suite team-focused professional development purposes.

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 INSIGHT Executive is ideal for high-level professionals like C-Suite executives, upper management, and directors, focusing on their leadership qualities.


Administered online with a secure, multi-lingual interface, it’s user-friendly and accessible anywhere.

Support Materials

Includes an INSIGHT User Manual for score interpretation and an optional Debrief Document for participants.

Assessment Specs

A 90-minute assessment with two parts: 30 minutes for Likert-style mindset items and 60 minutes for leadership scenarios.


Individual score reports, optional group summaries, Excel data on demographic responses, and individual scores.

Results Reported

Metrics include Ten Leadership Mindset Attributes and Five Executive Decision-Making Skills, plus an OVERALL rating.


Mindset attributes use a 40-point scale; decision-making skills use a 400-point scale, each with qualitative categories.


Currently available in English.


INSIGHT Executive provides Ten Leadership Mindset Attributes and Five Executive Decision-Making Skills, plus an OVERALL rating. Items are drawn from a scientifically developed and tested item pool.

10 Leadership Mindset Attributes

  1. Driven
  2. Discerning
  3. Honorable
  4. Foresightful
  5. Judicious
  6. Incisive
  7. Tolerant
  8. Innovative
  9. Motivational
  10. Professional

Five Essential Executive Decision-Making Skills & OVERALL rating:

  1. Critical Elements
  2. Logical Consequences
  3. Assessing Options
  4. Quantitative Analysis
  5. Risk and Uncertainty
  • OVERALL Decision Skills


The INSIGHT Executive Report Package includes an individual test-taker report for each person assessed and optional group summary reports for each group and sub-group in the sample.

Reports are generated immediately after the conclusion of testing and are available for clients to download making real time assessment possible. Read more about how our customer support specialists work with clients to select their reporting options on our Services tab or contact us for a consultation.

Individual Test-Taker Reports

  • Each leadership mindset attribute is scored on a 40-point scale divided into three qualitative categories (Not Manifested, Positive, Strong Positive). 

  • Each executive decision-making skill metric is scored on a 400-point scale with corresponding qualitative ratings (Not Manifested, Moderate, Strong, and Superior).

  • The Individual Report can be pushed as PDF files to an email address of the client’s choosing (for example, to an HR department hiring officer, a senior manager, or to an external search firm or professional development consultant). 

  • The client controls whether individual reports are made available to the test-taker.

  • A short PDF assessment report debrief document to help in understanding scores – it can be distributed by the client to the people who were assessed.

Optional Group Analytics

  • Excel spreadsheet files of all scores on all metrics. These also include the responses to optional custom demographic questions added by the client to the assessment profile.

  • Presentation-ready tables and graphic representations of the score distribution for all metrics.

  • Free upon request, our assessment support staff prepares and emails group analytical reports to clients using any of the INSIGHT series assessments.

Need to expedite your project?  We can have your first online testing assignment available for your students within 24 hours. Request a quote or get started by calling 650-697-5628 and speaking with one of our assessment specialists today.

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