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Primary Colours® Toolkit

Smarter assessment tools for selecting and developing leaders

The Primary Colours® Toolkit was shortlisted for the Association for Business Psychology's Workforce Experience Awards 2014 in the category of Excellence in Leadership Assessment.

Based on the proven Primary Colours® Model of Leadership, this is a comprehensive toolkit designed to support a robust approach to assessing and developing leaders and leadership capability. 

The Primary Colours Toolkit includes:

    Primary Colours® NEO Leadership Report
    Primary Colours® 360
    Primary Colours® Engaging Manager 180
    Primary Colours® Candidate Insight
    Primary Colours® Leadership Team Impact Monitor
    Primary Colours® Employee Engagement Surveys

Supplementary tools for facilitators

    Primary Colours in practice: Facilitator's Guidebook
    Participants' worksheets and guidebooks
    Leadership: All you need to know by David Pendleton & Adrian Furnham

Recent research* confirms that effective leadership involves a combination of personality traits and behaviour, and that traits shape behaviour.  Leader traits and behaviour affect employee engagement and performance through a causal chain which can be summarised as follows:

 Leader traits to organisational performance flow chart

By measuring traits, behaviour and employee engagement together, the combined toolkit provides a comprehensive assessment of the way in which leaders are impacting on those they lead and their performance.

Become an accredited user of the Primary Colours® Leadership Assessment Toolkit by attending one of our workshops for HR professionals, business coaches and OD consultants.

To talk to us about using the toolkit with your organisation or clients Contact Us.

*Derue, Nahrgang, Wellman and Humphrey, Trait and Behavioral Theories of Leadership, Personnel Psychology, 2011