Behavior Analysis Case Paper
Koree Sargent, Student
Ferris State University
CONM 422 Construction Supervision & Safety
Professor: Dr. Edward M. Brayton
April 24, 2006
Knowing your behavior style and listening style is very important. It determines on how well you will work with others, how you will deal with certain situations, and how you go about getting stuff done. Knowing your styles also show what things you could work on to help change yourself into a good team member and employee. It also can help you identify other employees' styles so you can avoid things that they fear and that will case trouble in the work place.
In this case Kim's primary behavior style is Dominance, her secondary behavior style is Conscientiousness, her Classical Pattern is Creative, and her listening style is Comprehensive. In this paper I will describe the meanings of these different styles, and ways to coach and counsel Kim through her problems at her job.
There are four types of behavior styles and eighteen different classical patterns so there is a little study you need to do to become familiar with the different styles. Here are a few recommendations on using the behavior style tool.
First, it is important that you get yourself familiar with the four types of behavior style and their characteristics so you would know what to look for when identify someone's behavior style. Second, you should get yourself familiar with the classical patterns of the behavior tool.
Third, I recommend that you familiarized yourself with the strengths, weaknesses, and fears of each behavior style so when you are dealing with some of your employees that are having problems you would know what to do and what to avoid so the situation can be solved in a professional manner.
Fourth, I would say get familiar with the coaching process so you would be able coach your employees through their... [continues]
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