Microsoft Word – MGT 370 – Activity 1 Self-Assessment Spring 2017 Wednesday.docx
Part 1 – Assessment
Students will complete a brief online personality assessment and then write a two-page (double-spaced) reflection paper based on the results.
Complete the online personality assessment at http://www.16personalities.com
Read the description and take a record of your results. Read more about your personality type at http://www.keirsey.com/4temps/overview_temperaments.asp
Part 2 – Reflection Paper
Summarize and reflect upon your results in a two-page double-space reflection paper. The reflection paper should include:
A brief summary of your results
What is your four-character personality type?
Which dimension(s) reflect the clearest indicator of your personality type?
Your reflection on the results
Do you agree or disagree with the results? Why?
Did anything surprise you in the results?
How has your personality changed over time?
How might your personality vary depending upon the situation?
What are the primary differences between how others see you and how you see yourself?
Your self-assessment of management skills
Compare the description of your personality assessment with the list of management skills from the text (see Table 1 – Skills of Effective Managers on page 6):
Verbal communication (including listening) Managing time and stress
Managing individual decisions
Recognizing, defining, and solving problems Motivating and influencing others Delegating
Setting Goals and articulating a vision Self-awareness
Strengths: Which management skills do you believe best fit the strengths of your personality type?
Provide a specific example from your experience of how this strength is demonstrated.
Challenge Areas: Which management skills pose the biggest challenge for your personality type?
Provide a specific example from your experience that illustrates this challenge.
Personal Development: Which particular management skill is most important for you to develop in this course?
How can this course help you to develop this skill? Why is this development important for you?