DISC Behavior Profile_2011C

DISC Behavior Profile_2011C - LearningObjectives

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08/30/2004 FC / ENGR 111/ Maxwell 1 Learning Objectives Class participants should be able to  describe the four basic DISC behavior  types. Class participants should be able to  determine their DISC behavior type for  purposes of this exercise.
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08/30/2004 FC / ENGR 111/ Maxwell 2 The DISC Profile of Outward Operating (Behavior) Styles: These Profiles were excerpted from The Mysteries of Motivation or Why People Do The Things They Do by Michael J. O'Connor and Sandra J. Merwin. In this book they describe the following Principles of Motivation:
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08/30/2004 FC / ENGR 111/ Maxwell 3 The Basic Behavior Principles #1. All people are motivated, one way or another #2. People are motivated for their reasons, NOT yours. #3. There is no "best" motivational pattern. #4. A motivational strength over-used or used inappropriately becomes a weakness.
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08/30/2004 FC / ENGR 111/ Maxwell 4 The 4 Distinct Styles The Authors explain how such needs driven behaviors could be understood as four distinct types or styles of behavior which we describe as the DISC Model.
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08/30/2004 FC / ENGR 111/ Maxwell 5 The D Style The Directive style individual is determined, straightforward, and motivated by competitive opportunities. This person is direct and assertive. This style prefers talking and exploring new ideas rather than listening and doing the work. They are not afraid of new ideas or new ways of doing things; in fact, they seek them out.
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