Purpose: LiSI – R will assess how attentive a person is to a speaker, and whether he or she is an active participant in the listening process.
No. of questions: 54
Question type: Situational, self-report
Estimated completion time: 15 minutes
Shorter versions of assessment: N/A
Recommended age level: 18+
Qualification Level: Class A
Compliance: APA standards; EEOC standards (gender, age, disability)
● Sample Size: 23,220
● Cronbach’s Alpha: 0.91
Benchmarks: Available (general population and 33 industries)
Interview Questions: Available
Group Comparisons: Available
● Detailed narrative interpretation
● Strengths and Limitations
Factors and Scales:
Overall Score plus 2 factors, divided into 7 scales:
● Physical Attentiveness: Use of verbal and non-verbal language to indicate attentiveness.
● Mental Attentiveness: Mentally “tuning-in” to a speaker, and being willing and able to offer undivided attention.
● External Distractions: Ability to pay attention despite background noise.
● Conversation Flow: Tendency to interrupt or otherwise disrupt conversation flow.
● Speaker to Listener Transition: Level of comfort with being the listener rather than speaker.
● Body Language: Use of body language to convey interest and attentiveness.
● Internal Distractions: Ability to pay attention despite internal conflict.
● Attention Span: Ability to pay attention to a speaker for an extended period of time.
● Hearing a Person Out: Ability to listen with an open mind.