The Creative Response Evaluation – Work (CRE-W) assists organisations with selection, development, and the building of successful project teams by measuring different types of creative thinking in a business context.
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Research shows that creativity is one of the characteristics most needed to cope with today’s complex business environment. The Creative Response Evaluation – Work (CRE-W) assists organizations with selection, development, and the building of successful project teams by measuring different types of creative thinking in a business context.
Candidates respond to 12 situation-based, realistic work problems and the CRE-W measures the test taker’s ability to innovate, and reports on how likely they are to use their creative initiative in the workplace.
Three scores are calculated:
Online access to the CRE-W on our HTS platform is via a subscription model, where users pay an annual fee for periodic maintenance and upgrades to new features. This fee is being waived during the pandemic for 2020, as Hogrefe invites you use HTS for your assessment needs. An online manual is also available at no charge during this time.
When you order test materials for the first time we request that you provide documentation indicating you have the requisite qualifications or experience to administer psychological tests. Please download and complete the Qualification for Test Purchase.
Internal Consistency for the US sample was .89 for the Creative Initiative score and .81 for New creative thinking style and .79 for Different creative thinking style. Test-retest coefficient, corrected for range restriction, was .88 for the Creative Initiative score.
Validity against measures of creativity (a measure of divergent thinking, a creative problem-solving task, the Kaufman Domains of Creativity Scale and the Remote Associates Test) is reported in the manual, as well as validity as a personality construct with a small study using the NEO-PI-3 and the Big Five domains. This research presents a pattern of correlations that supports the construct validity of the scores.
US working population (N=825)
CRE-W is untimed and typically takes 20 minutes to complete.