Some info on PAPI, and a look at sample PAPI profiles, may be found here:
University of Queensland: Preparation of General Staff Managers
PAPI, which was initially developed by Dr. Max Kostick, is distributed
by Cubiks. A visit to the Cubiks website will provide you with a
wealth of information about the different languages and formats
"Containing leading edge job profiling facilities and a range of
features to generate candidate-specific reports and interview guides,
PAPI is an ideal tool for both recruitment and personal development
settings. It provides vital insights to support the information on
which a selection decision is made.
Originally developed by Dr Max Kostick in the early 1960s, PAPI is now
used by more than 1000 organisations across the globe. It is a highly
flexible tool that is available in over 20 different languages and
supplied to clients in online, CD-Rom installable and traditional
In order to obtain access to PAPI, you will need to become a
registered user and undergo a short training course offered by Cubiks.
Below you'll find contact information for Cubiks.
"PAPI is used across the globe by organisations in every major sector
of commerce, industry and government. It is a high quality,
technically sound tool that presents information in a practical way,
avoiding complex psychometric jargon and uses technology to enhance,
not replace, the expertise of the user. Clients are trained through a
short, focused course that provides assessors with everything they
need to begin using PAPI, and certain training modules can even be
completed in advance through our PAPI e-learning training tool.
Training can be offered almost anywhere in the world and clients can
be supported either locally or centrally depending on their
requirements. All users have access to our technical Help Desk, and
software updates can be downloaded via the Cubiks Web site
123 Buckingham Palace Road
London SW1W 9SR
Tel: +44 20 7333 6161
Fax: +44 20 7333 5085
Google Web Search: "cubiks" + "papi"
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