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Life Styles Inventory – Personal Results

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Jere Ferguson
GM591
XXX, XX , 2009
Life Styles Inventory – Personal Results

Introduction Brian was mildly trepid about viewing the results of the Life Styles Inventory he had taken. Perhaps because his thinking and behavior were never charted he was nervous to see the results; or maybe he was worried that an objective view of his thinking style would reveal more about his personality than he was comfortable
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However, too much perfectionism will reduce the productivity of a manager attempting to plan. Organization also utilizes the achievement, affiliative and perfectionistic styles in that organizing not only requires the motivation and drive to accomplish tasks, it requires people, and the affiliative style aids in bringing people on-board through relationship building. The perfectionistic style, as previously mentioned requires that organization be efficient and effective, but the level Brian’s personality possessed isn’t enough to become overly perfectionistic. Leading could utilize Brian’s healthy dose of the humanistic-encouraging style. However, leading cannot be accomplished by encouragement and kind words alone. Thus, the affiliative style helps with the relationship aspect of leading, and achievement produces leadership by example. Finally, controlling involves solving performance problems and streamlining employee productivity as well as controlling costs and taking preventative measures when necessary. This is an area Brian’s limiting style of approval could be a problem. The area of controlling is often not popular and involves some confrontation and situations where employees and colleagues will disagree. While controlling does tap into Brian’s strengths in achievement and perfectionistic styles, it will require

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