Hogan Business Reasoning Inventory (HBRI)

A Measure of critical thinking and business reasoning

The Hogan Business Reasoning Inventory (HBRI) evaluates people’s ability to solve complex problems, and these solutions then often drive decision making.  Typically as Leadership seniority increases, so does the scope of the role and the impact of decisions. And generally with less time to think!

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Based on evolutionary psychology

The Hogan Business Reasoning Inventory (HBRI) is a an ideal tool to use with middle to senior leaders. It supports selection decisions during talent acquisition, helps to assess succession pipeline ability, and provides powerful insight for talent development initiatives.

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Hogan Business Reasoning Inventory

The first measure of reasoning ability designed to predict real-world performance.

The HBRI evaluates two kinds of problems solving:


Qualitative Reasoning

Qualitative reasoning involves working with data visualization, logic, and verbal information to solve problems.


Quantitative Reasoning

Quantitative reasoning involves working with mathematical and spatial information to solve problems.

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The HBRI report is designed to provide insight into a candidate's critical reasoning abilities. The report
has three components, each providing unique information about how a candidate makes decisions in business and workplace contexts.

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