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Thursday, 7 February 2013

ADEA Personality Test

Introduction

1. In the table below, identify the behaviours which have typically been MOST-TO-LEAST characteristic to describe you. Working left to right assign "4" points to the MOST characteristics. 3, to the next most characteristics, then 2 and finally 1 to your least characteristic behaviour.

Example 

Cautious
 2
Steady
 1
Influencing
 4
Directing
 3


2.  Total the numbers in each of the four columns. Place the total number for each column in the blank at the bottom of the column.

3. Check the accuracy by adding all the columns together. When all four columns are added together, they will equal 50.

Cautious

Steady

Influencing

Directing

Restrained

Patient

Optimistic

Decisive

Analytical

Stabilizing

Enthusiastic

Daring

Precise

Accommodating

Talkative

Competitive

Curious

Easy-going

Charming

Forceful

SCORE

SCORE

SCORE

SCORE



Result
ADEA Personality Test is the test that can describe your work personality which you may or may not realize its in yourself.

Column 1: Owl = Analytical

  • Give facts and support them well
  • Give logical reasons
  • Respond on time
Traits-                          Apperance: Formal/Convservative
                                     Workspace: Structured/Organized
                                      Pace: Slow/Systematic
                                      Priority: Task/Process
                                     Seeks: Accuracy
                                     Gain Security by: Preparation

Communication Style- Want to maintain: Credibility
                                      Support his/her: Thoughts
                                      Likes you to be: Precise
                                      Wants to be: Correct
                                      Irritated by: Surprises
                                      Decision are: Deliberate

Column 2: Dove = Amiable

  • Build trust
  • Give personal support
  • Ask question to lead


Traits-                          Apperance: Formal/Conforming
                                     Workspace: Personal/ Friendly
                                      Pace: Slow/Easy
                                      Priority: Build relationship
                                     Seeks: Resppect
                                     Gain Security by: Close relationship

Communication Style- Want to maintain: Relationship
                                      Support his/her: Feelings
                                      Likes you to be: Pleasant
                                      Wants to be: Liked
                                      Irritated by: Impatience
                                      Decision are: Considered


Column 3: Peacock = Expressive

  • Be enthusiastic, friendly and responsive
  • Build excitement
  • Give recognition
Traits-                          Apperance: Fashionable/ Stylish
                                     Workspace: Stimulating
                                      Pace: Spontaneous
                                      Priority: Interacting
                                     Seeks: Attention/Recognition
                                     Gain Security by: Flexibility

Communication Style- Want to maintain: Status
                                      Support his/her: Ideas
                                      Likes you to be: Stimulating
                                      Wants to be: Admired
                                      Irritated by: Inflexibility
                                      Decision are: Spontaneous


Column 4: Eagle = Driver

  • Get to business quickly
  • Be clear, specific and brief
  • Gives choices and options then ask for agreement
Traits-                          Apperance: Business Like
                                     Workspace: Structured
                                      Pace: Fast/Decisive
                                      Priority: Task/Result
                                     Seeks: Productivity
                                     Gain Security by: Control

Communication Style- Want to maintain: Success
                                      Support his/her: Goals
                                      Likes you to be: To the point
                                      Wants to be: In charge
                                      Irritated by: Indecision
                                      Decision are: Definite




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