Personal Styles Analysis:
The AMA DISC SurveyTM
The DISC Survey is designed to measure four basic styles of behavior. Those are Directing, Influencing, Supportive, and Contemplative. Each style has strong points, and possible weaknesses, to an individual’s effectiveness. The survey materials will show both productive aspects of each of the four styles, as well as counterproductive aspects.
Take the DISC Survey online using the instructions found in the Week One Assignments page. Then, complete the following assignment that is due in the Dropbox by the end of Week Two of the session.
Write a 3 to no more than 5 page double-spaced paper [be sure to use subheadings to identify each section] in which you use the results of your DISC Survey. The content of your DISC paper should include, but is not limited to, answers to the following questions:
I. Describe your personal styles (25 points)
After taking the survey my results were that my on-the-job behaviors are measured by for styles directing, influencing, supportive and contemplative. In the directing behavior I have scored in the 98th percentile, in the contemplative I have scored in the 92th percentile, in the influencing style I have scored in the 76th percentile, and in the supportive style I have scored in the 73th percentile.
According to the DISC Scores of my behavior styles my highest style was in directing. To compare my results to my lifestyle I really think this has described me in a good way. As an owner I have to direct my team to success as well as develop them to achieve the best that I know they can do. Another style that I have scored high in was the contemplative behavior which meant that I work well and oriented toward acceptance and tasks. I like to take on a challenge as well as see the best in people and use that to the best advantage of the business. Working with a team has...