Professional Development Plan LDR 531 Essay

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Professional Development Plan Organizational Leadership/LDR 531 November 11, 2013 Professional Development Plan The goal of this essay is to develop a plan that will address the characteristics of “Learning Team D” including the team member designated as manager. If the plan is effective it can be used to determine the needs of the learning team. It can also be used a as a tool for the members to assess their skills, strengths, areas needing improvement, and the resources needed to help them reach their career goals. DISC Assessment During week one of organizational leadership all of the members of “Learning Team D” took the DISC Platinum rule; a behavioral style assessment that breaks down the individuals…show more content…
Their primarily driven by personal goals set to an internal timetable that requires they accomplish bigger and better goals. The pioneer is more guarded and less direct. This person is driven by being in a position to direct and redirect task accomplishments. They often pursue unique accomplishments. The master-minder is more guarded and less indirect. They are driven by opportunities for unique and significant personal accomplishments. Often this person allows actions to speak for them more than their words. An e-graph (see Table 1 page 3) has been included in this document which lists all of the team members and where they fall on the in relation to each other. Tendencies “Teamwork is critical to successful use of talent, skills, knowledge and labor in a globally competitive marketplace. All members of a team and organization have something to share with others and something to learn” (Kaye, & Hogan, 1999). Combined “Learning Team D” has a lot of strengths some of the innate tendencies are that a majority of the team is tenacious. As a whole they seek to get things done quickly. The members all express confidence in their ability to achieve and make things happen. They are able to create a plan of action and follow-up routines. The team is able to take calculated risks when making decisions. The team is able to see things in black and white. This makes it easier for them to delegate and take charge when it is required. Members often downplay

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