DiSC® Resources

Reliability and Validity of DiSC®

As the publisher of DiSC® assessments, Inscape Publishing is an international publisher committed to maintaining the highest standards of instrument development and application through careful research and development processes.

Research and rigorous validation studies by Inscape Publishing have made DiSC® assessments products that can be used confidently. Each instrument is designed to provide reasonably accurate interpretations or feedback based on individual scores.

The following studies are in Portable Document Format (PDF) and require Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) or another PDF reader to view.

DiSC® Personality Types | DiSC® Classic Validation Research ReportDiSC® Classic Validation Report
Details validation of the DiSC® Classic instrument

DiSC® Personality Types | Dimensions Leadership Research The Dimensions of Leadership Profile® Research Report
Details the theoretical background on which this profile is based

DiSC® Personality Types | DiSC® Work Expectations ComparisonA Comparison of Work Expectations Profile and the DISC® Dimensions
Details the potential relationships between the four DiSC® dimensions and the
10 work expectations scales measured by the Work Expectations Profile.

DiSC® Personality Types | Personal Listening ProfileThe Personal Listening Profile® Research Report
Details development of this instrument

DiSC® Personality Types | Team Dimensions ProfileThe Team Dimensions Profile® Research Report
Details the three avenues of research

DiSC® Personality Types | Team Dimensions Profile Research ReportTeam Dimensions Profile® Research Report
Details an overview of the validation process