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  1. 1. Presented by: Bashir Al-Midani D I S C Profile
  2. 2. I. Introduction <ul><li>DISC is a personal assessment tool </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improves work productivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improves communication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Developed by Monton Maston </li></ul><ul><li>Overcame Myers-Briggs test shortages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stereotyping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blend rather than Black/White </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. II. DISC objectives <ul><li>Increase self knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strength/weak points </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adapt your behavioral style to others </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate better teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Motivate effectively </li></ul>
  4. 4. D S C I III. 4 Dimensions of behavior
  5. 5. D-Dominant <ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High ego strength </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Result oriented </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impatient </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Risk taker </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fears: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of control </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperate with others </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. D-Dominant (cont.) <ul><li>If overused: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pushy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harsh </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overly reliant on positional power </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unnecessarily tough </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Used effectively: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decisive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energetic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong-willed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. I-Influential <ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>People oriented </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talkative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passionate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very optimistic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fears: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of social approval </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time management </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. I-Influential (cont.) <ul><li>Used effectively: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dramatic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enthusiastic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotional </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If overused: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reactive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exaggerated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fails to follow plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Persuasive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outgoing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Undisciplined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily distracted </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. S-Steady <ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loyal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Likes status quo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective team member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possessiveness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fears: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of security </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on necessary change benefits </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. S-Steady (cont.) <ul><li>Used effectively: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supportive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dependable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Respectful </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If overused: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conforming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dependant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dislikes work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreeable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insightful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selectively social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Needs reassurance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Touchy </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. C-Conscientious <ul><li>Characteristics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Perfectionist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Detail oriented </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accurate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fears: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Criticizing their work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make decisions in less time </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. C-Conscientious (cont.) <ul><li>Used effectively: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Industrious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Persistent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cautious </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If overused: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Picky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stuffy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hesitant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serious </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disciplined </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rational </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overly reliant on rules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miss the “big picture” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Introvert </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Thank You

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