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Thursday, April 21, 2022

Workplace Arrogance Scale (WARS)


Scale name: Workplace Arrogance Scale (WARS)

Scale overview: The 26-item Workplace Arrogance Scale measures arrogance in the workplace based on self-report using a 5-point rating scale.

Authors: Russell E. Johnson of Michigan State University and others—see the article reference for the author list.

Response Type: A 5-point Likert type rating scale from 1 = strongly disagree to 5 = strongly agree

Sample items:

1. Believes that s/he knows better than everyone else in any given situation

2. Makes decisions that impact others without listening to their input

Reliability: The 26-item WARS alpha was .93 in Johnson et al., 2010.

Validity Factor analysis indicated a one-factor scale. Arrogance was positively correlated with dominance, anger, superiority, entitlement, and vanity.

Arrogance was negatively correlated with humility, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and self-sufficiency. Arrogance was not related to authority.

Availability: See Table A1 on page 427 of the 2010 article for the 26 items.

Contact: Russell E. Johnson,



Johnson, R. E., Silverman, S. B., Shyamsunder, A., Swee, H.-Y., Rodopman, O. B., Cho, E., & Bauer, J. (2010). Acting superior but actually inferior?: Correlates and consequences of workplace arrogance. Human Performance23(5), 403–427.

Human Performance is a Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group journal.

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Anger Scales


The Anger Scales include 37 items that assess anger in detail—including a look at antecedents to anger and ways anger is expressed. The scale was developed by Alonso-Arbiol and colleagues (2011).

The items are rated from not at all typical (1) to very typical (4). 

Link to List of Tests

SCOPES domain = Emotion


Alonso-Arbiol, Itziar, van de Vijver, Fons J. R., Fernandez, Itziar, Paez, Dario, Campos, Miryam, & Carrera, Pilar. (2011). Implicit theories about interrelations of anger components in 25 countries. Emotion, 11, 1-11. doi: 10.1037/a0020295

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