BTI™ – Basic Traits Inventory
The Basic Traits Inventory (BTI) is an easy to use, easy to understand personality inventory that has been developed in South Africa in order to assess the Big Five factors of personality.
The BTI includes the following scales:
Openness to Experience:
Aesthetics, Ideas, Actions, Values and Imagination.
Effort, Order, Prudence, Self-Discipline and Dutifulness.
Ascendance, Gregariousness, Excitement-Seeking, Liveliness
and Positive Affectivity.
Straightforwardness, Compliance, Tender-mindedness, Prosocial Tendencies and Modesty.
Depression, Anxiety, Affective Instability and Self-Consciousness
Areas Of Application
The BTI can be used for the following purposes:
- Career counselling
- Recruitment and selection
- Individual development and counselling
The Basic Traits Inventory can be administered to individuals 16 years and older. The online assessment takes between 30 to 40 minutes.