Grounded in 70 years of research to help people better understand themselves and others.

In 1951, Dr. Roger W. Birkman created The Birkman Method to measure personality characteristics that influence behaviors, motivations, and perceptions. Put it to work for your organization today.


The Birkman Method was created to help people see the world differently through the lens of personality.

Roger W. Birkman created the Test of Social Comprehension in 1951, with inspiration from his wartime experiences. He saw first-hand that individual differences in visual and interpersonal perceptions impacted pilot performance. His Test of Social Comprehension, now known as The Birkman Method, helps determine how someone is likely to behave and why.

The Birkman Method measures various personality traits to provide insights on how they might interact in a team setting. Though rooted in a desire to understand why pilots reacted differently under the same circumstances, Birkman is now focused on helping companies build more effective teams, develop their talent, and do better work.


Increase your team's energy by assigning work they actually like

What do you enjoy doing? People feel more fulfilled with their work when it aligns with their natural interests.

By discovering this information, you unlock an important source of energy and motivation to help keep employees engaged with their roles and responsibilities.


Tap into your team's natural strengths

Every individual makes a unique contribution to the team. But it's in leveraging the differences in these strengths that teams perform at their highest level.

By identifying how natural workstyles of team members can complement each other, employees learn to lean on their own strengths and the strengths of their colleagues to bring the team's distinct purpose to life.