With increasing work pressure and receding patience, workplaces these days provide the perfect environment, conducive for triggering of dark traits, which tend to threaten the safety of employees, customers and work culture as a whole.
Mettl has created a dark personality trait inventory that contains 6 dark traits: Opportunism, Self-Obsession, Insensitivity, Temperamental, Impulsiveness and Thrill-Seeking. Mettl Dark Personality Inventory (MDPI) aims to measure negative personality constructs in potential hires (during hiring process) and existing employees. Through this personality diagnostic, we also aim to contribute to a greater goal of ensuring safety at workplaces.
6 Dark Personality Traits and Its Variants:
In collaboration with SHRM, Mettl designed a framework to identify the workplaces that provide a conducive environment for display of dark behavior, owing to the presence of higher intensity of dark traits and trigger factors. The framework has been made after extensive research and data collected from 1900 respondents, belonging to different job roles and industries. Our whitepaper on – ‘Uncovering the Dark Traits of Human Personality’, segregates key industries and job roles into three zones: