Join a global community of people on a journey to understand values and value systems to change the world.




  • Community network with other axiological thinkers and doers around the world
  • Experience the warmth of valuing people over things and systems, while also valuing all dimensions
  • Learn about wide-ranging uses, and users, of Hartman's work for valuing and making decisions, and much more.
  • Attend, participate in, and make presentations at the annual conference
  • Display your RSHI Membership Badge on your website and in all your communications
  • Professional listing with personal and business contact information in our Membership Directory
  • Get listed on the Axiological Service Provider Directory. Click here to learn more
  • Access to the Hartman Archives of the Special Collections Library at the University of Tennessee




Membership Types

Professional Membership

For axiologists, business owners, Robert S. Hartman enthusiasts, and independent business consultants.

$150.00 USD per year

Full-time Professor/Instructor Membership For full-time professors and instructors currently teaching at city, state, and private colleges and universities. $100.00 USD per year
Student Membership For actively enrolled students attending city, state, or private colleges and universities with a valid .edu email address. $35.00 USD per year
Axiological Service Provider Membership (ASP)

For Professional members plus a public listing into our Axiological Service Provider (ASP) Directory. ASPs are consultants using an assessment platform created by someone else.  (Review ASP Requirements, Here.)

(If you are an existing Professional Member and would like to upgrade to an ASP Membership, please see the upgrade link below.)

$500.00 USD per year

 *Membership is approved at the discretion of the RSHI Board Members.

Looking to become an Axiological Service Provider?


If you train other consultants, and support those consultants with your published or proprietary scoring, interpretations, and outputs of the Hartman Value Profile or its Parallel Forms or Derivatives, consider becoming an ASP!

If you are currently a Professional Member and you meet requirements, consider upgrading your membership and you'll be included in our ASP Directory.

Become an ASP

Axiological Service Provider (ASP) Requirements

  • You must be a dues-paying member.
  • You must pay an annual listing fee of $350 USD.
  • You must file a signed copy of our Code of Ethics.


  • Membership and annual listing fee must be renewed each year.
  • An ASP who has not renewed will be removed from the Directory within 60 days.
  • Be sure to update your ASP Directory information with your company logo, company details and more.
  • Log In as a Member to make these edits. If you have any questions or run into any problems, send a message to: [email protected]

Note: The Hartman Institute itself does not interpret the Hartman Value Profile or endorse any interpretations of it provided by Consultants and Distributors. The Institute also does not approve or endorse any alternative, parallel form, or derivative thereof. All Applied Axiologists assume full responsibility for all interpretations and other materials that they provide to their clients. Service Providers should never promote their own products, instruments, interpretations, and systems as officially endorsed by the Hartman Institute or as coming directly from Robert S. Hartman himself. The Hartman Institute Logo should never be used by anyone other than the Hartman Institute.


Global Purchasing Power Parity

As a global organization with an expansive membership base, we are conscious of how different currencies affect purchasing power. As such, our board has created three tiers for membership fees based on country currency purchasing power. If you would like to discuss what tier you are in and have your new and existing membership fees updated, please reach out to [email protected]
Requirements: Must request discount code and display country in member profile.