Willem K. B. Hofstee

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To integrate the 5-dimensional simple-structure and circumplex models of personality, the Abridged Big Five Dimensional Circumplex (AB5C) taxonomy of personality traits was developed, consisting of the 10 circumplexes that can be formed by pitting each of the Big Five factors against one another. The model maps facets of the Big Five dimensions as blends of(More)
BACKGROUND The Dutch Blueprint 1994 (Raamplan 1994) describes the objectives of undergraduate medical education. The Blueprint, developed in order to improve medical education in the Netherlands, is accepted by all Dutch medical schools and has been legislated. AIM Translation of global objectives of the Blueprint into specific requirements of a Logbook(More)
Trait structures resulting from personality assessments on Likert scales are affected by the additive and multiplicative transformations implied in interval scaling and correlational analysis. The effect comes into view on selecting a plausible alternative scale. To this end, we propose a bipolar bounded scale ranging from -1 to +1 representing an(More)
1. DEFINING QUALITIES By assessment I mean the attribution of a quality or qualification Q to a person or object P by judges or assessors B. Assessments constitute an important and consequential part of human discourse. Moreover, much of the data in the social and behavioral sciences consists of assessments, rather than measures in any strict sense. The(More)