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Thank you for your interest the Circumplex Scales of Interpersonal Efficacy (CSIE). The CSIE is a 32-item inventory designed to complement existing interpersonal circumplex measures by efficiently assessing confidence that one can engage in a variety of interpersonal behaviors. The eight 4-item scales of the CSIE appear to have a circumplex structure, adequate internal reliability, and convergent validity with measures of interpersonal values and interpersonal problems. A description of the development and psychometrics of the CSIE can be found in the following article:


Locke, K.D. & Sadler, P. (2007). Self-efficacy, values, and complementarity in dyadic interactions: Integrating interpersonal and social-cognitive theory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 94-109.


Examples of other papers that have used the CSIE include:


You are free to administer the CSIE as you wish, and I welcome feedback about what you find to be the weaknesses and strengths of the measure.


For a French translation (courtesy of Liliane Sayegh, PhD, of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal), click here.

A Polish translation is also available as described in the following article (for an English translation of the article, click here): Stanisławski, K., Strus, W., Cieciuch, J. (2017). Polska adaptacja kwestionariusza CSIE Locke’a do pomiaru poczucia skuteczności interpersonalnej i jego osobowościowe korelaty. Studia Psychologica, 17(2), 89-115. https://doi.org/10.21697/sp.2017.17.2.05