QC Tools

Through a combination of home-grown expertise and many years of experience Quadrangle Consulting has developed a set of reliable assessment tools that reflect a strong theoretical base. Our tool kits are well normed, in-use and extensive. We use our tools extensively across our assessment services, creating a large, cross industry experience base.

Mindsphere


Designed to assess the participant’s capability to create and nurture a culture of innovation, challenge the status quo in order to improve business results, generate ideas to solve stated problems and their ability to remove barriers to implement solutions, Mindsphere as a tool defines innovation at two levels:

Organisation: Organisation capability to create products or services to enhance competitive advantage - “actualization” of new ideas.
Individual: Innovation is related to the ability to perceive challenges in the environment, solve problems, think divergently and creatively considering the practical barriers.

Industries and function: industry and function neutral | Item format: Open ended | Levels: level neutral | Norms: industry and level neutral norms | Questionnaire length: 10 items | Administration time: Approximately 30 minutes | Administration format: Paper pencil ( can be made online on request)

Situational Judgement Questionnaires


We simulate real like situations to offer clients exciting ways to assess twelve critical business and behavioural competencies. Overall, 6430 SJQ assessments were delivered since 2013. The key features of the Situational Judgment Questionnaires are:

Item bank: Extensive item back-up of 225 items | Levels: junior, mid, senior | Item format: Multiple Choice | SJQ length: 30-45 items | Administration time: Approximately 60 minutes | Industry and function: industry and function neutral | Administration format: paper and pencil (can be made online on request)


Functional Assessment Questionnaires


Based on the Bloom’s Taxonomy, our questionnaires assess knowledge and skill application across a wide range of functions. The questionnaires are developed across four of Bloom’s six levels of thinking skills (Remember, Understand, Apply, Analyze), covering junior / middle and senior leadership levels appropriately. We have delivered functional assessments using our functional tool kit.

Functions Covered: Marketing, logistics, supply chain, sourcing, finance, internal audit, pricing, HR, Legal, IT, Business Planning and Corporate Communication.
Industries covered: Manufacturing, Automobile, Heavy Engineering. We have special tests for IT/ ITeS /Consulting in the area of BPM (Business Process Mapping ‘ Data analytic and mining)

Item format: Largely multiple choice | Levels: Junior, Middle and Mid-Senior | Norms: extensive functional and level norms | Questionnaire length: Approximately 50 items | Administration time: Approximately 60-75 minutes | Administration format: Paper pencil ( can be made online on request)


Comprehensive Assessment Kits


We have complete assessment kits that include a wide range of tools that can help the clients independently run assessments for purposes of recruitment or development. These kits are extended to the client with a 1-1.5 day training and orientation program to create familiarity with content, scoring and application.

Tool kits typically comprise of

  • Relevant role / level specific competencies
  • Application blanks
  • Assessment case studies and role plays (where relevant)
  • Group discussion or individual presentation tools ( where relevant)
  • Interview question guide for 1st level and 2nd level interview

List of tool kits available
Junior, mid and senior leader assessment tool kit for manufacturing industry | Junior, mid and senior leader assessment tool kit for pharma industry | Junior, mid and senior leader assessment tool kit for utilities industry | Junior, mid and senior leader assessment tool kit for ITeS industry | Kit for functional HR assessment | Online assessment center for retail store managers | Online assessment center for TL in IT / ITeS | Front line, ASM & RSM recruitment kit for FMCG, Pharma, F&B | Agency Manager assessment tool kit for life insurance | Agency manager assessment tool kit for medical insurance | Tele sales assessment tool kit for medical insurance


Sales Aptitude Tests


We have an extensive sales aptitude test battery to cover a wide section of product and services sales. The aptitude tests cover important sales competencies of numerical aptitude; sales data interpretation and management; sales performance analysis and related decision making. we have delivered close to 500 sales assessments over the last year

Industries covered: FMCG, Insurance, IT services, Retail, Pharma, Food and beverage, Automobile | Item format: Largely multiple choice (at senior levels, there is application of excel ) | Levels: Junior, Middle and senior | Norms: extensive industry and level norms | Questionnaire length: Approximately 50 items | Administration time: Approximately 30-60 minutes | Administration format: Paper pencil / online ( paper pencil formats can be made online on request)