May 15, 2012
-- Strengths Partnership, one of the world’s leading strengths-based leadership and talent assessment, development and coaching companies, today announced that it has implemented the next phase of its global expansion plans with a launch of Strengthscope™-
their unique psychometric tool - in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa.
This latest phase of expansion follows successful launches of Strengthscope™
in the US, Ireland and Australia.
provides a comprehensive measure of an individual’s strengths at work, allowing companies to grow individuals by focusing on a strengths-based approach. The product utilises a range of pragmatic consulting and development solutions to enable individuals to build on their strengths and translate them into success.Strengthscope360™
is an extended profiler in the Strengthscope™
product suite and incorporates co-worker and stakeholder feedback, providing a multi-rater feature that gives 360° feedback on how they feel the individual uses their strengths at work.
Jopie van Rooyen and Partners (JvR), a leading psychological assessment distributor, and part of the JvR Group of companies, will provide access to the Strengthscope™
profiling suite and accreditation training to local companies from South Africa and into sub-Saharan Africa. Under the direction of Dr. Jopie de Beer, JvR aims to duplicate the product's success in the US and Europe in the South African and Sub-Saharan Africa territories.
James Brook, co-founder of Strengthscope™
, who himself spent much of his early life in South Africa commented: “We are delighted to be partnering with such an established, professional partner in the region. The team at JvR Group are highly talented, have deep experience in designing and marketing assessment tools and the company’s values are well matched with our own This latest move into sub-Saharan Africa highlights the importance that businesses place on a strengths approach and we are delighted by the take up that has already been secured”.
To register or learn more about Strengthscope™
in South Africa go to www.strengthscope.com.
About Strengths Partnership and Strengthscope™:
Strengths Partnership is a premier global player in leadership and talent assessment, development, coaching and consulting.
Strengths Partnership works with its clients to achieve business success and move from good to great through pragmatic solutions that optimise performance. Rather than adopting a conventional approach, Strengths Partnership partners with its clients using its unique Strengths Advantage™ system to boost effectiveness, engagement and performance at every stage of the employee life cycle, from attraction and selection, through leadership and team development to building high-energy, collaborative cultures.
Strengths Partnership is renowned for its Strengthscope™
profiling suite, the most comprehensive suite of assessment products worldwide for measuring strengths and talents and the extent to which these are productively applied at work. Strengthscope™
is a unique and dynamic psychometric tool that gives an account of an individual’s core strengths, how these can be put to better use, and results in feedback that provides a clear and actionable illustration of how they can achieve their personal best.
is an extended profiler in the Strengthscope™
product suite and incorporates co-worker and stakeholder feedback, providing a multi-rater feature that gives 360° feedback on how they feel the individual uses their strengths at work. StrengthscopeTeam™
sets a whole new standard in team profiles by helping to build high energy, productive and agile teams. It helps the team leader and team understand not only the strengths each team member brings to the team, but also how well the team applies well-researched team habits productively to translate these strengths into results.
Organisations currently using Strengthscope™
includeGenentech, ING Direct, BNP Paribas, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Tesco, Thermo Fisher Scientific and RBS.
The Strengths Partnership’
s key capabilities and expertise include:
focused selection and talent assessment, which includes theStrengthscope™
suite of products and the company’s strengths-focused depth interview process, OPAL™, along with custom designed assessment and development centres.
• Leadership and high potential development, comprising StrengthsAccelerator™
and other leadership development solutions.
• STRONG Business Coaching™, helping leaders, managers and key talent optimise their strengths, skills and productive habits.
, building high energy, productive and agile teams that understand and optimise members' strengths, skills and abilities, allowing an organisation to develop interconnected networks of strong, empowered teams.
• High-energy, performance-
optimised workplaces, helping organisations to design and implement performance management systems, processes and practices that stretch people’s strengths and raise their contribution, positive energy and confidence.
Working with world-class companies that include Tesco, RBS, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and Legal & General, the Strengths Partnership team bring together some of the most experienced business psychologists and talent management consultants working in the area of strengths assessment, development and coaching.
For more information, please visit: www.strengthspartnership.com