Personality Tests

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Reflections on Personality and its importance in Organizational Behavior | | Barbara Kowalkiewicz | Herzing UniversityBU 302-7C: Leadership and Organizational BehaviorCindy Atchley |

By having a deeper understanding of our own personality we can begin to understand our needs and motivations. It also helps us appreciate and understand that everybody has tendencies to some types of personalities and that we are all somewhat different and similar at the same time. It will also help us find ways to improve our knowledge of motivation and behavior of others, whether in the workplace or anywhere else. Motivation, management, communications, relationships - focused on ourselves or others - are a lot more effective when we understand ourselves, and the people we seek to motivate or manage or develop or help.

Results from Different Personality Tests
Taking the different tests can be somewhat frustrating, especially when some of the answers that I wanted to give were somewhere in between the alternatives given. Some of the questions I found to be somewhat repetitive as well. I thought that it was somewhat hard to put myself in the mood to answer the questions, maybe because I am too rational and I like to consider every possible option depending on the situation I am in, and just answering ‘hypothetically’ was a bit tricky. But according to the results of the different tests, I found out that: * According to the VAK Learning Styles, I am in the kinesthetic category. This means that I prefer physical experience - touching, feeling, holding, doing, and practical hands-on experiences. I found it to be somewhat true as I can remember things better when I am practicing them rather than listing or reading about it. I am a go ahead and learn on my own type of person, I don’t like to sit around and wait for anybody else to teach me or do…...

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