DISC

DISC is a four quadrant psychological model developed by the psychologist William Moulton, which analyzes the behavioral aspects of an individual under certain circumstances. The personality traits of the individuals can be grouped into four styles and each individual tends to act similar to their own style. The four styles are as follows:

  • D – Dominance
  • I – Influence
  • S – Steadiness
  • C – Compliance

MY PERSONAL ASSESSMENT

MY PERSONALITY STYLE:   C – COMPLIANCE Alias CONSCIENTIOUS

COMPLIANCE: Related to Structure and Organization

DESCRIPTORS:

  • Perfectionist
  • Diplomatic
  • Precise
  • Orderly
  • Meticulous
  • Accurate

OBSERVABLE CORE BEHAVIORS:

  • Attention/Awareness:             Introverted
  • Primary Orientation:               Task, Quality performing to a Standard
  • Communication Style:            Direct
  • High Emotion:                           Fear
  • Low Emotion:                            Fearless
  • Attitude Toward Change:      Concerned of the effects of change
  • Organization:                             Everything in its place, perfectly organized
  • Risk Factor:                                Very Low
  • Talks to Others:                         Direct, Questioning and Clarifying
  • Stress Reliever:                         Time Alone
  • % of Population:                       14%

WHAT MOTIVATES C’s

  • Wanting to be right
  • Logical Systematic Approaches
  • Rewards for Quality and Accuracy
  • Specific Feedback

WHAT DISCOURAGES C’s

  • Rules or Expectations that change constantly without explanation
  • Lack of time to process information
  • Mandatory socializing
  • Lack of Quality controls

C’s FAVORITE ENVIRONMENT

  • The time and resources to perform to their own standards
  • Reserved
  • Business-like
  • Task-Oriented

WHAT C’s AVOID

  • Being Criticized
  • Lack of time to evaluate consequences
  • Emotionally charged situations
  • Disclosing personal information

C’s STRENGTHS:

  • Follows Rules/Expectations
  • Watches people carefully
  • Motivated to be Accurate
  • Values Work
  • Asks Careful, thoughtful questions

C’s BLINDSPOTS

  • Overanalyze
  • Be too critical of others
  • Get bogged down in Details
  • Internalize Feelings
  • Require too much Data

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