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

FIRO-B® Test Team Results, Behavior and Team Conflict

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderFIRO, Team Culture

Though your FIRO-B® test results do not necessarily directly cause team conflict, they can reinforce certain types of problematic situations and lay the groundwork for unhealthy conflict.  As a team leader, or team member, you want to understand what specific issues can arise from each team member’s FIRO-B interpersonal needs. With this information, you will be able to better recognize … Read More

MBTI® and FIRO-B® Leadership Report: How This Can Help You Be A More Effective Leader and Manager

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBusiness and Leadership, FIRO, MBTI, Personality Type, Resources, Team Culture

The Leadership Report Using The FIRO-B® and MBTI® test begins with an explanation of your leadership style according to your Myers-Briggs® personality type.  This Report is based on The FIRO® test and The MBTI test, the most widely used personality assessment in the world that has been proven to be the best personality test as well as an occupational test to determine … Read More

MBTI® Communication Styles Report: Tips For Better Communication With Family, Friends, And Co-Workers

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

MBTI® Communication Styles Communication is the backbone of Society.  Friendships, Families, and even Empires rose and fell based on strong communication, or the lack of it.  To this day, we continuously strive to improve our ability to communicate effectively with our friends, family, and co-workers.  In today’s blog we cover some helpful tips for better communication to help you be … Read More

Boost Employee Efficiency With The FIRO-B® Test Interpretive Report For Organizations

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBusiness and Leadership, Careers, FIRO, Resources, Team Culture

Do you want to know which of your employees are more effective team members and which are more efficient working alone? Do you wonder, as a manager, which employees to place on organized teams and which employees to assign independent tasks? Do you want to know which employees function more efficiently with more control over their workplace and which seem … Read More

MBTI® Test Personality Differences Can Create a stronger and More Productive Team

Jonathan Bollag, Owner and FounderBusiness and Leadership, MBTI, Personality Type, Resources, Team Culture

MBTI® Test Personality Differences  People have personality differences, though this is a strength, not a weakness. So You find yourself day dreaming about the future…maybe you daydream about future possibilities in your personal life, or maybe you daydream about future work possibilities…. Perhaps you are not a daydreamer. Perhaps you prefer to concentrate on what is in front of you-what … Read More