Better Data. Better Leaders.
At DDI, we’re all about the science of leadership. And we believe that objective data is the key to great leadership. With our competency-based leadership assessments, you can feel confident about which leaders to hire and promote. And more importantly? You'll know exactly what they need to work on to develop into even better leaders.
We’ve poured every ounce of our 50 years of research into building assessments that are accurate, engaging, and deeply insightful. Our assessments can help you:
- Reduce bias in hiring and promotion decisions
- Accurately predict job performance
- Create personalized development plans
- Gain a holistic view of leaders’ skills
Best of all? They can all be done virtually.
DDI has delivered more than
leadership assessments across all levels.
Assessment for Leadership Potential
Most companies struggle to know who has early leadership potential. Too often, the decisions are left to managers to make their best guess. But that allows bias to enter the process. And it’s one of the reasons that while diversity is often well-represented among frontline employees, it disappears further up the ladder.
With DDI’s Early Identifier, you can quickly and accurately identify leadership potential across your workforce. So you’ll know who’s been overlooked. And you’ll know if your suspected high-potential leaders really have what it takes.
Immersive Leadership Assessments
Just as pilots train in a flight simulator, DDI trains leaders by putting them in the action. With our realistic situations, your leaders can show off their skills in real time. Even better? Your leaders become completely engaged. They want to see how their actions affected the fictional company and team.
Naturally, the most important part is the data you get at the end. Our reports offer powerful insight about who’s ready for certain roles, and who needs more development. And if they already have the role? They’ve got everything they need to get started on a personalized development plan.
Our Immersive Assessments
Explore DDI's Manager Ready, an immersive experience designed for your frontline leaders.
Frontline Leader Assessment
Learn about Leader3 Ready, an immersive assessment designed for the pivotal moment as leaders make the transition to early executive roles.
Mid-Level and Executive Assessment
DDI's assessment centers for C-suite jobs are the top standard in the industry for your highest risk roles.
360 Degree Feedback
The measure of a leader is the impact they have on the people around them. DDI’s 360-degree feedback tool gathers feedback from a leader’s direct reports, peers, and supervisors. With that knowledge in hand, leaders know how their actions are affecting others – for good or for bad.
Whether you need data on just a few leaders or across the company, DDI’s Leadership Mirror offers complete flexibility. You can design your own custom surveys, or use our recommended ones. Best of all, our reports are easy to interpret. So your leaders can quickly apply the feedback to their development plan.
DDI’s tools give us the reliability and validity we need to build a robust leadership pipeline.
— Beth Young, National Director of Learning and Development, United Natural Foods, Inc.
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