“ Systemising is the drive to analyse, explore and construct a system.
The systemiser intuitively figures out how things work by extracting the underlying rules that govern the behaviour of a system. This is done in order to understand and predict the system or to invent a new one”
“ Empathising is the drive to identify another persons feelings and thoughts and to respond to them with an appropriate emotion. It is done in order to understand another person, to predict their behaviour, and to connect with them emotionally”
Two Worldviews Solves problems by Makes decision with Focus in relationships Analysis Argument Prioritising Competitive impulses to achieve control Relative position in hierarchy Linear, logical, Single-lined information Collaborating Co operating Talking What is shared with others Empathetic Systematic Motivated by Creating safe havens (devoid of risk) Deep, detailed, rational and non rational information
2 Organisational culture and connecting with women
Male and Female discourse Subject Matter Things; facts People; feelings Social Currency Jokes, factoids, sport Gossip; observation; real life examples Pattern Escalation; exaggeration Getting beneath and under Form Soundbites, headlines Detail; nuance; texture Unspoken Establishing status by Building closeness by Outcome competing sharing Masculine Feminine
Communication that builds closeness with women…
Differences in Aesthetics Boys Moving objects and vehicles Heavy use of brown, black, dark colours Bird’s eye composition Girls People (especially girls and women) Natural objects Bright colours Ground level composition Source: M.Lijima; Hormones and Behaviour 40. 99 – 104.