Watson-Glaser™ II Critical
Improve decision making and accurately identify top performers
How long will your company survive if your staff makes bad decisions? The Watson-Glaser™ II Critical Thinking Appraisal is the leading critical thinking test used to assess and develop decision making skills and judgment. Thousands of organizations and schools use Watson-Glaser to hire great managers, develop high-potential employees, and admit students into challenging programs.
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GLOBAL PRODUCT - Available in US, UK, Australian, and Indian English, Spanish, French, and Dutch
Untimed: 35-40 minutes
Uses: Selection, development, high potential identification, college recruiting
Watson-Glaser scores are based on our easy-to-follow RED critical thinking model
- Recognize Assumptions: Separate fact from opinion
- Evaluate Arguments: Impartially evaluate arguments and suspend judgment
- Draw Conclusions: Decide your course of action.
- Profile Report: See the overall score, subscales, and a few predictive behaviors
- Interview Report: Conduct a structured critical thinking behavioral interview with sample questions
- Development Report: Build a custom learning & development plan to enhance an individual’s skills
- Cognitive ability (e.g., r = .60 with WAIS-IV fluid reasoning composite; n = 49)
- Occupational and educational attainment (e.g., r = .28 with job level; n = 432; r = .33 with education level; n = 581)
- Job performance (e.g., r = .28 with supervisory ratings of core critical thinking behaviors; n = 68)
- Attitudes or personality preferences related to critical thinking performance (e.g., for the correlation between Watson-Glaser II Evaluate Arguments and Myers-Briggs Feeling, r = -.27, n = 60)
Three reports let you apply the results in many ways
Visit our critical thinking site www.ThinkWatson.com for tools for ongoing critical thinking skill development.
Watson-Glaser II has been extensively validated to provide the most accurate picture available of critical thinkers. W-G scores correlate with: