YOUR WORK STYLE – YOUR PERSONALITY IN THE WORKPLACE

 

Tick all the characteristics which you think best describe you.

 

 

Style 1

BLUE

 

Style 2

RED

 

Decisive

 

Optimistic

 

Independent

 

Tends to be exciting/stimulating

 

Tends to be dominant

 

Generates enthusiasm

 

Strong willed

 

Often dramatic

 

Wants immediate results

 

Talkative

 

Causes action

 

Open & friendly

 

Likes power and authority

 

Likes working with people

 

Likes freedom from control

 

Likes participating in groups

 

Dislikes supervision

 

Desires to help others

 

Outspoken

 

Wants freedom of expression

 

Wants direct answers

 

Wants freedom from detail

 

Restless

 

Likes change, spontaneity

 

Competitive

 

Persuasive

 

Adventurous

 

Appears confident

 

Assertive

 

Likes recognition

 

 

 

Style 3

     GREEN

 

Style 4

      YELLOW

 

Orderly

 

Patient

 

Performs exacting work

 

Accommodating

 

Likes controlled circumstances

 

Good listener

 

Likes assurance of security

 

Shows loyalty

 

Uses critical thinking

 

Concentrates on task accuracy

 

Follows rules

 

Likes security and stability

 

Reads and follows instructions

 

Needs good reasons for change

 

Prefers status quo

 

Home life a priority

 

Dislikes sudden or abrupt change

 

Expects credit for work done

 

Tends to be serious and persistent

 

Likes traditional processes

 

Cautious

 

Dislikes conflict

 

Diplomatic

 

Neighbourly

 

Respectful

 

Considerate toward others

 

Agreeable

 

Important to perform good work

 

Checks for accuracy

 

Pleasure in sharing and giving

 

 

TTotal the number of ticks for each colour and style:

 

 

 

S Style 1 – Blue  ____________

 

 

 

S Style 2 – Red   ____________

 

 

 

S Style 3 – Green  ____________

 

 

 

S Style 4 - Yellow _____________

 

 

 

    What is your dominant style / colour ?  ______________________

 

 

 

   Arrange your colours in order from strongest to weakest  ______________________

 

     Click here for an analysis of the styles / colours.

 

From “The Fun Factor:  Games, sales contest and activities that make work fun and get results”,  1997, by Carolyn Greenwich, McGraw-Hill Book Co. Aust. Pty. Ltd.

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