McK PEI: "Problem Solving" as a separate PEI Dimension?

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Anonymous A asked on Nov 21, 2019

Hi Community!

QUESTION: Is "Problem Solving" a separate (meaning: a fourth) PEI Dimension? Or will only the three dimensions Drive / Personal Impact / Leadership will be asked for in the PEI part?

In the document attached to my official interview invite, McK (Germany) lists the 4 dimensions (Drive / Personal Impact / Leadership / Problem Solving) they are looking for in the interviews. The document states that McK is looking for all these 4 dimensions, and the documents does not clarify whether or not all of these 4 aspects are PEI dimensions.

Thank you!

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Antonello
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replied on Nov 21, 2019
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Hi,
I confirm that problem-solving will be assessed during the case resolution.

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Vlad
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replied on Nov 21, 2019
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Hi,

Nope. Problem-solving is being tested when you are solving the case

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replied on Nov 21, 2019
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Hi Anonymous,

The PEI has 3 distinct dimensions Leadership, Personal Impact and Entrepreneurial Drive. Analytical problem-solving = case interview!

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Robert

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Anonymous replied on Jul 24, 2020

Dear A,

Usually there is only 3 dimensions: leadership, personal impact, and entrepreneurial drive. Problem solving skills will be tested during the case

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André

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