LCAST – R2 assesses whether a person believes that he or she has an impact on and can control what happens in his or her life, which can impact motivation, expectations, self-esteem, and risk-taking behavior.
HOW, WHAT & WHY
Locus of control refers to how a person perceives the cause of life events. Someone with an internal locus of control would generally perceive himself or herself as responsible for certain occurrences (his or her actions would have a direct bearing on the result). On the other hand, a person with an external locus of control would most often blame (or thank) fate, destiny, luck, society or some other force beyond his or her control.
Different people credit different forces for life events such as personal successes and failures. For example, if a struggling salesperson receives a good amount of leads for potential clients, only to be rejected time and time again, he might blame his own lack of ability (“I’m a terrible salesperson” or “Nobody likes my pitch”). In this case, his locus of control for his failures would be internal. However, if one day, this same salesperson found a client who was interested in his product/service, he might place this success on circumstances beyond his control. He might not believe that his own sales presentation, talent, hard work, or exceptional persistence got him the sale, but would rather make rationalizations against his own effort (“The client probably would have bought from anyone” or “Gosh, that was a stroke of luck”). When it comes to success, he believes that he has no say in what happens – he is merely a helpless participant in a fate determined by random circumstances. Evidently, one can have a different locus of control for personal successes than for personal failures.
Locus of Control & Attribution Style Test – 2nd Revision assessment can be used for Personal Growth, Leadership Development, Sales, and Customer Service Training and Pre Employment tool by companies, has 35 situational self-reporting questions. This assessment can be completed in 10 minutes and it is recommended for people above 18 years. The report of this assessment will include a summary, introduction, graphs of the various scales assets with a detailed personalised narrative interpretation of the graph. Your strengths and limitations along with the impression management report in simple language for you to comprehend the assessment. Detailed advice from our experts aided by AI for you to be happy and successful.