Behavior criterion/criteria is/are factor(s) or aspect(s) considered in behavior assessment. The evaluator decides how much, how often, or to what standard a particular behavior criterion is exhibited by an individual. These standards are utilized in observing characteristics to support a certain diagnosis, personality test, or other pertinent measures and assessments. For example, a clinical psychologist carefully discerns if the patient is exhibiting symptoms for distress. Such criteria are also used in the industry setting (such as a human resource (HR) personnel or the administration) conducts an employee review meeting. For instance, an HR staff is assessing how well an account manager exhibits pertinent criteria such as independence, communication skills, and network thinking.