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People and Organisational Development have access to a number of personal analysis tools through the Extended DISC system. The Extended DISC Personal Analysis is designed to be used for individual and organisational development. The instrument is applicable in all levels of an organisation and is in use 50 countries. The Extended DISC Personal Analysis is an assessment tool that can be used to strengthen the recruitment selection process by providing a deeper insight into a candidate’s preferred style and behaviour in a work environment than can normally be gleaned through the interview process. You will further gain information on how to manage that candidate as an employee.
The Extended DISC system is based on a psychological theory developed in the 1920’s. Carl G. Jung created the foundations for the theory in his book The Psychological Types (Die Psychologische Typen). Jung’s ideas were based on defining two behavioural axes; sensation – intuition, and thinking – feeling, and the four main behavioural traits that they composed.
The work of Jung was further developed by William Moulton-Marston in 1928 (Emotions of Normal People) who defined a four dimensional behavioural map used extensively today in a number of assessment tools. Individuals typically interact through a pattern of four characteristics:
There is no cost to the hiring manager.
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Last updated on Tuesday 16 August 2016