Learning Activities Disc Assessment

Learning Activities DISC Assessment
LaQuenta (Kwin) Reynolds
University of Phoenix
LDR 531 Organizational Leadership
Dean Tripodes
November 14, 2012
Workshop 2

Learning Activities DISC Assessment
In this paper, I will write a synapse, including the DISC and other assessment results. The DISC Assessment is a tool used to help individuals improve, strengthen, and develop themselves. Additionally, this tool helps individuals identify characteristics and patterns in behavior to help him or her properly conduct themselves and act more age-appropriate and constructively by instructing him or her how to focus on his or her objectives and goals opposed to his or her fears. After completing the assessment, the system generates reports compiled of results from each segment. The results are plotted on a customized Graph. This report helps break down the combined results and provides suggestions on how to improve and alter behavior to have more constructive personal and professional relationships.
According to the DISC Assessment, there are four primary behavioral styles, including The Dominance Style (D Style): The Dominance Styles are driven by two governing needs: the need to control and the need to achieve. The D Styles are goal-oriented go-getters who are most comfortable when they are in charge of people and situations. The Interactive Style (I Style): The Interactive Styles are friendly, enthusiastic “party animals” who like to be where the action is. The I Style just wants to have fun. The Steadiness Style (S Style): The Steadiness Styles are warm, supportive, and nurturing individuals. They are the most people-oriented of the four styles The Cautious Style (C Style): The Cautious Styles are almost always in control of their emotions and may become uncomfortable around people who are very out-going (e.g., the Interactive Styles) (Alessandra, 1996-2010).
According to my results, I am predominantly an Interactive Style, which is called The Impresser. My...