Do your existing employees or new hires have the desire and potential to be future leaders?

Find out their leadership potential with this test.

Leadership Potential for Managers

Do your existing employees or prospective hires have the potential to fill greater leadership roles? Find out their leadership potential with this test.

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The Leadership Potential Test for Managers provides tactical information about your team members for use in succession planning, placement and promotions. This test can be used for either current employees or new hires to give you feedback about their strengths and weaknesses within the context of leadership and managerial abilities. The report is informative and developmental–rather than evaluative–so it can be shared with candidates as well as hiring managers.

When To Use It

The Leadership Potential test should be used to hire or place workers who possess traits that the most successful managers have, such as confidence, stress tolerance, work ethic and strong and persuasive interpersonal communication abilities.

About This Test


This test includes a set of personality dimensions assessing important and functional traits for leader roles across a variety of job industries and settings.


The Leadership Potential Test for Managers will take most individuals 20 – 30 minutes to complete.


A report will be sent to the email associated with your account upon completion. You may elect whether to share this report with the test taker.

Target Group

We recommend using this test when selecting, placing or promoting future managers at any level of the organizational structure.

What the Report Gives You

The Leadership Potential Report provides insights into your employees’ interpersonal style, motivators, and management preferences, as well as strengths, weaknesses and best and worst job fit. You’ll also find helpful information about workplace development presented in language you can share with your employee in one-on-one meetings or group settings.

Testing Process

RA’s online personality testing can be done from any device with a reliable internet connection. The use of mobile phones is discouraged. Test results are provided provided immediately via email to the address associated with your account.

For managers
Less Desirable BehaviorsTest ContentDesirable Behaviors
Uncomfortable In lead roles, easily bulliedAssertive LeadershipPersuasive, influential, comfortable in lead roles
Fails to live up to promisesConscientiousnessReliable, dependable
Overreacts to stress, gets upset easilyEmotional Stability / ResilienceCalm, level-headed, handles stress well
Prefers to deal with a small number of peopleExtroversionEnjoys interacting with a lot of people
More focused on facts, tasks and results than employee feelings or job satisfactionManagerial Human RelationsShow an active interest in the opinions and motivations of subordinates; enjoys mentoring and development.
Sticks with tried-and-true approaches, resistant to new ideasOpennessEnjoys learning and new ideas, innovative
Gives up easily, tends to find fault easilyOptimismPositive about the future, good motivator, perseveres in spite of difficult challenges
Does not stay on top of tasks that have been assigned to othersTask StructuringStays on top of details that have been assigned to others
Prefers working on ownTeamworkEnjoys collaborative work
Prefers tasks that impact daily operationsVisionary LeadershipVisionary Leadership
Does the minimumWork DriveWilling to go the extra mile