Leadership Style Self-Assessment

Companion Product for MANAGING FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE MANAGING

Devora Zack (Author)

Publication date: 06/08/2012

Leadership Style Self-Assessment
What kind of manager are you- a thinker or a feeler?

Product: Online streamed self-assessment application (not downloaded), limited one-year subscription (5 tests or 12 months, whichever comes first), password controlled

Duration: 20 questions assigning 3 points between each pair of options based on your natural preferences, not learned behavior, rating yourself on Thinker/Feeler management spectrum. The self-assessment takes 10-15 minutes to answer.

Results: The bar graph and score chart shows results compared to others who have taken the test. The results include interpretation from author, next steps, follow-up questions to consider based on scores, author's closing statement, and print option.

BASED ON THE BOOK: You're good at your job and, after years of service and dedication, you finally get that coveted promotion. Congratulations! But there's a catch: instead of spending the majority of your time doing the job you love-a job you're still expected to get done, by the way-you're now also a manager. You weren't trained for this. Nobody prepared you for having to deal with emotions and conflicts and personalities, all while trying to meet ever-greater goals and more pressing deadlines. Not exactly what you had in mind, is it?

Let's face it. It's stressful at the top. But don't worry; it doesn't have to be. Devora Zack knows exactly what you're up against, and she has the tools to help you not only succeed but possibly even enjoy that new management position. As a prominent consultant and coach who speaks to thousands of people annually, Zack is here to yetell you that the only way to maximize your success is by being yourself.

Drawing on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Zack explains that, personality-wise and management-wise, we're either thinkers or feelers. Basically, thinkers lead with their heads and feelers lead with their hearts. Almost nobody's 100 percent thinker or feeler, yet most of us lean one way or the other (and Zack's handy assessment lets you figure out what kind of leader you are). Working with-rather than fighting against-your strengths is key to understanding not only how you make decisions and manage but also how people react to your decisions and respond to you.

Zack takes you through a host of potentially difficult situations, showing how this new way of seeing yourself and others makes managing less of a stumble in the dark and more of a walk in the park. Packed with verve, spunk, wit, and enlightening examples, helpful exercises, and lifesaving tips, Managing for People Who Hate Managing is the new go-to guide for managers looking to love their jobs again.

PURCHASER AND USER NOTE: If you are an individual consumer newly purchasing the assessment, go directly to the shopping cart by clicking the "add to cart" icon to your left. If you are a member of an organization that has purchased a bulk order, or if you already bought the assessment in the last 12 months and are retaking it now using the original Access Key to retake the assessment please log in here. New registrants: Please enter your "Access Key" into the input field to enter the self-assessment for the first time. A note to frequent purchasers: You cannot use your current bkconnection.com password for this product; you must create and use a new password. For any questions, please contact the support desk at 800-929-2929 (8 am-9 pm Eastern U.S. time, Monday through Friday), or [email protected] Thank you.

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What kind of manager are you- a thinker or a feeler?

Product: Online streamed self-assessment application (not downloaded), limited one-year subscription (5 tests or 12 months, whichever comes first), password controlled

Duration: 20 questions assigning 3 points between each pair of options based on your natural preferences, not learned behavior, rating yourself on Thinker/Feeler management spectrum. The self-assessment takes 10-15 minutes to answer.

Results: The bar graph and score chart shows results compared to others who have taken the test. The results include interpretation from author, next steps, follow-up questions to consider based on scores, author's closing statement, and print option.

BASED ON THE BOOK: You're good at your job and, after years of service and dedication, you finally get that coveted promotion. Congratulations! But there's a catch: instead of spending the majority of your time doing the job you love-a job you're still expected to get done, by the way-you're now also a manager. You weren't trained for this. Nobody prepared you for having to deal with emotions and conflicts and personalities, all while trying to meet ever-greater goals and more pressing deadlines. Not exactly what you had in mind, is it?

Let's face it. It's stressful at the top. But don't worry; it doesn't have to be. Devora Zack knows exactly what you're up against, and she has the tools to help you not only succeed but possibly even enjoy that new management position. As a prominent consultant and coach who speaks to thousands of people annually, Zack is here to yetell you that the only way to maximize your success is by being yourself.

Drawing on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Zack explains that, personality-wise and management-wise, we're either thinkers or feelers. Basically, thinkers lead with their heads and feelers lead with their hearts. Almost nobody's 100 percent thinker or feeler, yet most of us lean one way or the other (and Zack's handy assessment lets you figure out what kind of leader you are). Working with-rather than fighting against-your strengths is key to understanding not only how you make decisions and manage but also how people react to your decisions and respond to you.

Zack takes you through a host of potentially difficult situations, showing how this new way of seeing yourself and others makes managing less of a stumble in the dark and more of a walk in the park. Packed with verve, spunk, wit, and enlightening examples, helpful exercises, and lifesaving tips, Managing for People Who Hate Managing is the new go-to guide for managers looking to love their jobs again.

PURCHASER AND USER NOTE: If you are an individual consumer newly purchasing the assessment, go directly to the shopping cart by clicking the "add to cart" icon to your left. If you are a member of an organization that has purchased a bulk order, or if you already bought the assessment in the last 12 months and are retaking it now using the original Access Key to retake the assessment please log in here. New registrants: Please enter your "Access Key" into the input field to enter the self-assessment for the first time. A note to frequent purchasers: You cannot use your current bkconnection.com password for this product; you must create and use a new password. For any questions, please contact the support desk at 800-929-2929 (8 am-9 pm Eastern U.S. time, Monday through Friday), or [email protected] Thank you.

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Meet the Author


Visit Author Page - Devora Zack

I’m author of three books and president of Only Connect Consulting, Inc. I have an MBA from Cornell University (full-tuition merit scholar) and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania (magna cum laude). 

I am visiting faculty for Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, and have twice been invited on speaking tours in Australia by the Australian Institute of Management. I’m a certified practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Mensa. 

My first two books, Networking for People Who Hate Networking and Managing for People Who Hate Managing, have been translated into more than twenty languages including Cantonese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, and Spanish. 

I’ve been featured in media such as ABC-TV, British Airways, CNBC, CNN, Cosmo, Fast Company, Forbes, Fox News, Redbook, Self, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, Wall Street Journal, and Women’s Health.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Author's Welcome


QUESTIONNAIRE


RESULTS


Graphic Results


Assessment Profile


Interpreting Your Results


Author's Closing Statement

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