Psychological Ownership Questionnaire

Remote Online Survey License

Research Permission

The authors are making the POQ available to researchers who meet specific conditions, i.e., for use only in non-commercial research. Not for use in consulting, training, or similar function; not for use in profit-seeking or other financial or commercial purposes.

This product is not sold individually. You must select at least 50 quantity for this product.
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Psychological Ownership Questionnaire (POQ)
Research Permission

Permission to use the POQ free of charge and for a limited period is provided for research purposes only. To obtain research permission to use the Psychological Ownership Questionnaire (POQ), please read the conditions and instructions on this page and then order this product.

Before starting your research

  • Order the POQ Research Permission packet if applicable.
  • To administer the POQ online using a survey platform other than Mind Garden's you will need to adhere to the Terms of Online Use, included in the packet.
  • If you plan to translate the POQ you will need to order and complete the free Translation Application Form.
  • If you plan to alter the POQ you will need to order and complete the free Alteration Application Form.
  • All rights to altered and/or translated instruments remain with the instrument author and copyright holder.

While conducting your research

  • You will only use the POQ for non-commercial unsupported research purposes. Non-commercial research purposes means that you will not now or in the future directly or indirectly use the content for profit-seeking or other financial or commercial motivations but rather will use the content solely to further research that is purely academic or public-good driven. Your permission to use the content is personal to you and is solely for such non-commercial research purposes.
  • You will use the POQ in its exact form without any changes to the instructions, rating scale/anchors, order or number of items. All of the items listed in the survey must be used. Researchers with an approved Alteration Agreement are exempt from this provision.
  • You will not provide the POQ to any other researchers. They must order their own POQ Research Permission packet.

If you agree to these conditions, add this product to your cart and checkout. You will receive an email with instructions for login and access to the Psychological Ownership Questionnaire (POQ) form.

Translations are available free of charge with your POQ Research Permission order. Translations are provided in a separate pdf-format file. Select the language from the Translation drop-down list. Need multiple translations? Contact us. Can't find the translation you need? You may request permission to make a translation by requesting/completing the Translation Application Form.

View available translations
  • Arabic
  • Chinese-Cantonese
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Indonesian
  • Korean
  • Portuguese--Brazil
  • Russian
  • Thai
  • Turkish

Note: We cannot assure translation quality — many are made by individual researchers and we are not necessarily familiar with the particular language or dialect. Some of the translations are partial and typically do not have validation data. Basically, we offer whatever is available to facilitate your work.

Alternative License Types

  • Purchase POQ Transform Survey Hosting (Data) licenses to administer the POQ as an online survey using the Mind Garden Transform™ System. Offers easy administration, downloadable data file with raw results and scale scores per respondent. Customization services are available to include additional information such as informed consent, demographic questions, and other assessments -- fees apply.
  • Purchase POQ License to Administer to administer the survey online or via paper/pen survey.
Avey, James B.

James B. Avey, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA). His areas of expertise are leadership and human resource management.

Avolio, Bruce J.

Bruce J. Avolio, Ph.D., is a Professor of Management at the University of Washington Foster School of Business where he also serves as the Executive Director of the Foster Center for Leadership. His specialties include Leadership Assessment and Designing Micro Development Interventions.