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  1. 1. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />Hasan Al Jaberi<br />Director of Business Admin – SAC<br />HR Management program <br />
  2. 2. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />There are four major archetype of personalities: dominance, influence, steadiness, and conscientiousness style.<br />dominance<br />influence<br />steadiness<br />conscientiousness<br />
  3. 3. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />Dominance<br />Like to take control and enjoy moving people around in their favor.<br />They are direct, forceful, impatient, and opinionated. <br />They enjoy being in charge, making decisions, solving problems, and getting things done. <br />They can be extremely demanding. <br />They also fear being taken advantage of by losing control of a situation.<br />They don't like being told what to do, and win lose challenges can be dangerous. <br />They would quickly become bored with a routine that was basically the same from day to day, and not them to make decisions . <br />
  4. 4. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />Dominance<br />HOW TO DEAL WITH Dominance Personalities <br />Be clear, direct, and to the point when you interact.<br />Avoid being too personal or talking too much about non-work items. <br />Let them know what you expect of them. <br />Provide choices that give them the opportunity to make decisions to satisfy their need to be "in control.<br />Accept their need for variety and change. <br />They are "bottom line" oriented. Ask them about their career plans and timetables for achieving success. Show how they can get results by helping you get results.<br />
  5. 5. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />influence<br />Enjoy being involved with people and getting recognition for their accomplishments. <br />They fear rejection or loss of social approval. They prefer to deal with people rather than things.<br />This highly social individual loves opportunities to verbalize thoughts, feelings, and ideas. <br />They like to be praise for their work enthusiastically and publicly.<br />When you negatively motivate people of this style, they can be aimlessly reckless. <br />Such people run well with new ideas. <br />
  6. 6. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />influence<br />HOW TO DEAL WITH Influence Personalities <br /> Give them lots of your time.<br /> Compliment them.<br /> Ask about things going on in their lives outside of work.<br /> Let them share with you their goals if at work and elsewhere.<br /> Link your objectives to their dreams and goals.<br />
  7. 7. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />steadiness<br />Focuses on cooperating with others to carry out the task. <br />They take pride in being reliable and trustworthy friends / employees.<br />They tend to be patient and loyal. <br />Team players and cooperative group workers. <br />They respond positively to group achievement recognition, sincere appreciation and predictable situations. <br />They don’t like sudden, unplanned changes.<br />Responds very well to an atmosphere of cooperation rather than competition.<br />
  8. 8. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />steadiness<br />HOW TO DEAL WITH Influence Personalities <br />Acknowledge that their efforts help others. <br />Provide specific direction and offer assurances when necessary. <br />When implementing change, be sure to lay out a systematic, step-by-step procedure and draw out their concerns and worries about the situation. <br />They need to feel secure.<br />Assure them that you've thought things through before initiating changes. Give them a plan to deal with problems when they occur.<br />
  9. 9. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />conscientiousness<br />Ensure quality and accuracy. Appreciate opportunities for thorough, careful planning. <br />They are critical thinkers. <br />They prefer to spend time analyzing a situation and slow to accept sudden changes. <br />They like following procedures and standards- preferably their own. Respond well to logical, well-thought-out, planned options. <br />Be realistic and avoid exaggeration in discussion with them. <br />Your conversations with them will take longer because they'll probably have several questions. <br />They'll also want to verify the quality and reliability of information you give them. <br />
  10. 10. Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />conscientiousness<br />HOW TO DEAL WITH Influence Personalities <br />Opportunities to demonstrate their expertise.<br />Plenty of details.<br />Example at work place: Enough time to prepare for meetings properly especially if they have an item on the agenda to present.<br />Situations where their systematic approach will contribute to long-term success.<br />
  11. 11. VIDEO:<br />FOUR BASIC PERSONALITY TYPES<br />Dealing with Difference Personalities <br />- END-<br />