A new assessment on decision making

A comprehensive approach to assessing judgement and decision-making. It’s clear that some people have better judgement than others. But what sets them apart? Although most people would say intelligence, that doesn’t account for the abundance of very smart people who continually make very bad decisions.


The Hogan Judgement Model separates judgement into three distinct areas:


How quickly you process complex information affects your decisions. Some people prefer to think in terms of words and images, and some people prefer to think in terms of numbers and symbols.


Your personality determines the bias in your decision-making process, whether it's avoiding threats vs. seeking rewards, thinking tactically vs. thinking strategically, or relying on data vs. trusting your gut.


At some point, you’ll make a bad decision. Will you accept the blame and change course, or will you double down? What you do next will determine the course of your career, and perhaps your company.


Individuals must 1) be Hogan certified or appropriately qualified and trained as a consultant or HR professional, and 2) complete the online Judgement certification webinar.
Yes, there is a cost associated with Judgement e-certification webinar. For more details please visit our shop page. After registration, you will receive a link to the online training within 24 hours. The course is untimed and expected to take 30-40 minutes to complete. Please note that you must view the course in its entirety.
No. The Judgement Report requires the participant to take the Judgement Assessment and cannot be generated using existing assessment data.
The HBRI focuses on the ability to solve strategic and tactical problems. The Judgement Assessment focuses on decision making by measuring processing speed and style, pre-decision approaches and post-decision biases. Judgement is positioned for development, whereas HBRI is positioned for selection.
Matrigma assesses the ability to solve problems through non-verbal pattern recognition. The Judgement Assessment measures one’s processing speed and the ability to rationalise quantitative- and verbal-based patterns. The Judgement Assessment also evaluates pre-decision approaches and post-decision biases. Judgement is positioned for development, whereas Matrigma is positioned for selection.
No, but we recommend that users examine and discuss feedback with a Hogan-certified coach.


Commonly used for development applications; the report offers insight to help individuals make better decisions and more quickly recognise and correct Judgement-related mistakes.

Our judgement model includes:

(a)  two measures of numerical and verbal information processing,
(b)  three noncognitive scales assessing decision approaches,
(c) three post-decision scales describing non-cognitive responses to negative feedback.

Looking for Hogan reports?
Check out the list of available reports below.