What is Gala Self-Esteem Test?
The test has been standardized for the population all over the world and has been proved to possess satisfactory psychometric qualities (reliability and validity).
The results of the standardization process are already under publication in an accredited international scientific magazine.
How can Gala Self-Esteem Test be used?
This test can be used by the Human Resources Department of all companies all over the world both in the recruitment and the assessment process, as well as to making decisions about promotions.
The test's results may add depth to the conclusions of an interview and add value and validity to the evaluations that lie upon the human resources executives' personal judgements.
Statistical information of the Self-Esteem and Self-Sufficiency Test Gala
The test has been standardized using a pilot sample of 265 professionals of various professional fields allover the world.
The test possesses good psychometric qualities.
More specifically, the internal consistency reliability (or alternatively known as the Kuder-Richardson formula) of the scale is:
Cronbach a = 0, 8721
Guttman Split - half = 0, 8397
Equal Length Spearman Brown = 0, 8398
The mean scores of the participants in the pilot study are as follows:
X= 165, 88 / 250
And the standard deviation is:
SD= 18, 88
Finally, the test possesses high criterion validity (r= 0,535 **, statistically significant at the 0,01 level) using a self-evaluating item as criterion.
At the moment further research of validity and a wider standardization research is being carried out.