Category Archives: DiSC Test

How Does The DiSC® Personality Test Work?

Assessing Behavior

The DiSC Personality Test is a very powerful tool to assess behavior.  It was developed following the theories of William Moulton Marston, psychologist.  Marston suggested that there are four specific personality traits, which are Dominance, Inducement, Submission and Compliance.  Walter Vernon Clarke took this theory and developed it further, using it as a personality assessment tool.

Marston studied the emotions and behavior of normal people and their interaction with their environment.  The research conducted by his contemporaries Jung and Freud had centered on the emotions of abnormal people.  Marston developed the theory to explain model of human behavior and people’s emotional responses to various stimuli; but he did not create an assessment tool.

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Top Industries For DiSC® Profile Use

What Is A DiSC Profile?

The DiSC Profile is a fantastic tool that allows people to improve and understand their behavior both at home and in the workplace. It isn’t just about understanding your own DiSC Profile, however, but also about understanding that of others within a team.  DiSC stands for Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Conscientiousness, and everyone tends to score highest on one of these four issues.  Being aware of this improves working relationships and productivity and tends to make for better leaders and managers.  But which industries use the DiSC Profile more than others and why?

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