Successful Conflict Management Most people experience conflict on an almost daily basis because we interact with other people frequently, and sometimes we have different values or care about different things. Most of the time, the stakes are low—for example where to have a meeting or what to order for lunch—but sometimes, someone’s employment or even the integrity of an entire … Read More
Successful Conflict Management Most people think of conflict as being inherently negative. After all, conflict is a disagreement between two or more people who have fundamentally different goals, isn’t it? This perspective, while not unfounded, can create tension in personal and professional relationships. Another way to think about conflict is as two or more people who care about different things … Read More
Successful Conflict Management Conflict is often seen as being negative or oppositional. Two people want different things; one is right and the other is wrong. However, this is not the only perspective. Conflict can also be framed as two people needing to reach an agreement, even if they care about different things or have different values. The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode … Read More
Successful Conflict Management Conflict is a universal human experience. We have conflicts over things as small as what to have for dinner or the best way to decorate a room, and as big as how to allocate meager resources or navigate a business negotiation. While conflict is often framed as being entirely negative—with one person or idea entirely opposed to … Read More
Successful Conflict Management We all have different behavioral tendencies and there are bound to be times when our individualities may clash. This conflict does not have to be considered in a negative light and can be used as a means for organizational improvement and personal development. The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument™ was designed to identify one’s preferred conflict resolution style … Read More
The Strong Interest Inventory® assessment represents the measurement of interests for educational and career planning. The theory behind this assessment is based on the pattern of one’s interests and the correlation to choices for career placement or career development. This assessment has been revised for both validity and reliability, as well as for content and structure continually over the … Read More
People are hired because of what they know coming in, but they keep their jobs because of what they’re able to learn while they’re employed. This is true of every profession, from car mechanics to lawyers to nurses to athletes. Learning on-the-job is far from easy. In fact, it can be almost like doing two jobs, since it requires managing … Read More
The ability to learn quickly on-the-job can make the difference between success and failure, especially the constantly evolving modern workplace. Regardless of your field, from nursing to education, to retail, best practices and industry standards change all the time. Knowing your Myers-Briggs Personality Type Indicator (MBTI®) can help you leverage the learning strategies that will work best for you, so … Read More
The professional environment today is incredibly competitive. In order to be successful, people need to be able to maintain their current workload while also constantly learning the latest new techniques or being aware of the latest developments in their field. Staying one step ahead of the competition can mean the difference between landing a job or not. As we all … Read More
How does your Personality Type affect your leadership style? In this episode, Jonathan Bollag explores the INTJ Personality Type and how it can affect you in life and in the workplace.
The differences between The Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation Behavior Report (The Firo-B) and The Fundamental Interpersonal Orientations Business Report (The Firo Business) lies in the type of need each personality test measures. As stated in the Career Assessment Site Blog entitled, “The Firo Assessments: Honing in on Your Interpersonal Wants and Needs,” the Firo-B measures your need for Inclusion, Control, and Affection. On the other hand, the Firo Business measures three organizational oriented needs Connection, Influence, and Involvement.
The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI) Profile and Interpretive Report is a self-report questionnaire designed to measure your tendencies in dealing with interpersonal conflict (Thomas, K. 2002). The TKI measures five conflict-handling styles in the form of a percentage as compared to a sample of 8,000 working adults who have been administered this assessment. Learn more about the TKI Assessment Report and become more efficient in using your five interpersonal conflict modes.