Resources: Social Styles Diagram

Jim Simpson

Jim Simpson

Jim is a consultant, researcher, coach and developer.

Social Styles - which one are you? Merril and Reid's work on identify social styles helps you to identify your preferred way of interacting - the style you generally display and deploy at work.

Your social style is how you act routinely which will naturally carry with it plusses and minuses in terms of how effective you are working in a team.  Have a look at this model and see which behaviours describe you most.  Then think about which behaviour you want to deploy more or less/  What do you want to  change or develop? How can you make use of this model in a team?


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