TKI Conflict Management Style and Teams

Geeta AnejaBlogs, Resources, Team Culture, TKI

Successful Conflict Management When working on teams with other people, conflict is an unavoidable fact of life. Different people inherently care about different things, and sometimes those concerns seem incompatible. Differences like this are the source of conflict. Conflict often gets a bad reputation, after all, it can create tension or strife, especially in the workplace. However, it can also … Read More

TKI Conflict Management Style: Accommodating

Geeta AnejaBlogs, Resources, Team Culture, TKI

Successful Conflict Management While conflict is often seen as inherently oppositional, it can also be understood as different people caring about different things. From this perspective, conflict becomes two people working together to reach a decision amenable to all parties, rather than an argument in which one person “wins” and the other “loses.” The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®) is … Read More

TKI Conflict Management Style: Avoiding

Geeta AnejaBlogs, Resources, Team Culture, TKI

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

TKI Conflict Management Style: Compromising

Geeta AnejaBlogs, Resources, Team Culture, TKI

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

TKI Conflict Management Style: Collaborating

Geeta AnejaBlogs, Resources, Team Culture, TKI

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

TKI Conflict Management Style: Competing

Geeta AnejaBlogs, Resources, Team Culture, TKI

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

An Introduction to The Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument™ (TKI™ Assessment)

Geeta AnejaBlogs, Resources, Team Culture, TKI

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

Strong Interest Inventory ®: Artistic Theme – Basic Interest Scales

Taylor MicaelaCareers, Resources, STRONG

The Strong Interest Inventory ® test uses a variety of Basic Interest Scales to measure an individual’s personal preferences and interests, which can then be applied to helping people find a career that they will find enjoyable and fulfilling. These Basic Interest Scales (BIS’s) are divided into different themes, each encompassing an underlying quality that connects them. Knowing the details of the … Read More

MBTI® STEP II™ Interpretive Report Part 3: Sensing and Intuition Facets

Leon Jesmanowicz, Vice-PresidentCareers, MBTI, Personality Type, Resources

MBTI® Step II™ Test In our previous blog on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Step II™ test Interpretive Report we focused on the first set of facets, or “sub categories”, associated with the four MBTI® dichotomies.  Last time we focused on the Extraversion and Introversion dichotomy along with its five facets.  Today we will focus on the facets associated with the … Read More

MBTI® Test Communication In The Workplace

Leon Jesmanowicz, Vice-PresidentBlogs, MBTI, Resources

MBTI® Test Within any workplace environment proper communication is a vital component to success.  The key to successfully communicating is properly identifying your communication viewpoint, figuring out who you are communicating to (from a personality type perspective), and then properly conveying your intended message in a way that keeps your audience receptive.  Today we’ll talk about three workplace communication viewpoints … Read More

MBTI® STEP II™ Interpretive Report: Part 2: Extraversion and Introversion Facets

Leon Jesmanowicz, Vice-PresidentCareers, MBTI, Personality Type, Resources

In our previous blog on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicato®r Step II™ Interpretive Report we overviewed the additions and changes that the MBTI® Step II™ Interpretive Report provides. Moving forward, we focus on the facets, or “sub categories”, associated with each main dichotomy present in the MBTI Step II Interpretive Report.  The four MBTI STEP II dichotomies are Extraversion and Introversion, … Read More

MBTI® STEP II™ Interpretive Report Part 1: Overview

Leon Jesmanowicz, Vice-PresidentCareers, MBTI, Personality Type, Resources

If all of our in-depth natural personality type data was gathered into a giant book, then the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Step II ™ Interpretive Report would be the ultimate Cliff Notes to our personality.  The MBTI® Step II Interpretive Report includes all of the data of the MBTI Interpretive Report and then goes a step further by breaking down each … Read More