There are countless examples of how people with different behavioural styles react to change, and most times we know the people we work and live with so well that we can anticipate their reaction to certain situations.
Understanding how individuals react is important in managing people and the most efficient managers know their team members well enough to anticipate their behaviour. In many cases this understanding is developed over years of experience, but the use of Extended DISC reports in recruitment provides managers with the knowledge of a person’s behavioural style from day one. It is not the conscious adjusted style a candidate demonstrates in an interview that matters, – it is the person’s unconscious unadjusted natural behavioural style that surfaces in times of change, under pressure, or in challenging situations.
The following is a not too serious look at the four basic styles.
Article Source: Extended DISC Australasia Limited