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Marta Turmo Crespo MN321 Orgaizational Behavior DiSC assessment February 2 nd , 2018 I am an S/C type, according to my results on the Disc Model of Human Behavior personality test. Personality tests have become more and more common in the modem workforce, given the intensely competitive job environment and the great commitment employers must make to train prospective employees. Beyond hiring and firing decisions, personality tests can also be used to create balanced work teams, to provide managers with insight about how to communicate with different employees in a diverse work environment, and act as tools of self-examination and assessment for employees themselves. Overview of DiSC The DISC Model of Human Behavior is actually based upon a very old, Renaissance-era classification of personality types. It describes the four basic temperament types as follows: "Choleric (D-type), Sanguine (-type), Phlegmatic (s-type) and Melancholy (C-type)" (Carbonell, 2005) The modern definition of an SC type is that of a passive people-oriented person (S) and a passive task-oriented person (C) "The DISC Personality System is the universal language of behavior Research has shown that behavioral characteristics can be grouped together in four major divisions called personality styles. People with similar
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