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Hogan Development Survey (HDS)


The Hogan Development Survey (HDS) identifies personality-based performance risks and derailers of interpersonal behavior. These behaviors are most often seen during times of stress and may impede work relationships, hinder productivity, or limit overall career potential. These derailers—deeply ingrained in personality—affect an individual’s leadership style and actions. If these behavior patterns are recognized, however, they can be compensated by development and coaching.



The HDS Insight Report provides organizations with scientifically validated information about individual's performance risks by evaluating 11 forms of interpersonal behavior that can cause problems at work and in life. This report builds self-awareness by highlighting behavioral tendencies of which individuals may be unaware.

The Flash Report graphically displays Hogan Personality Inventory, Hogan Development Survey, and Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory scale scores and subscales score. The report is designed for use by a coach or user with expertise to interpret based on numbers alone.

The Hogan EQ Report assesses emotional intelligence, the ability to identify and manage your own and others' emotions. Based on the Hogan Personality Inventory and Hogan Development Survey, the easy-to-understand report provides an overall EQ score, as well as scores and feedback for six emotional competencies. The report also includes a summary of likely behaviors, score pros and cons, and discussion points.


The Challenge Report describes a leader’s characteristic way of interpreting the world and treating subordinates while under stress and pressure. The Challenge Report predicts career-derailing behaviors that interfere with the ability to build a cohesive and high-performing team – the hallmark of effective leadership.