Lisa Benton was a highly motivated individual who was focused and ambitious about her career from the get go. Her strong work attitude of “diving in with sleeves all rolled up” made her come across as a very passionate individual who worked hard to achieve her goals. She had a very vivacious personality that made her come across as very friendly. This personality coupled with her strong interpersonal skills gave her the edge to work well with people in getting her goals completed. Apart from such a bubbly personality, Apart from her bubbly personality, she was motivated to work and definitely possessed all the right qualities that would make her an asset for any firm. However, despite her strong personality and work values, she was facing a tough road in Houseworld.
This case analysis will dive deeper into the underlying problems that arose for Benton with highlighting their root causes and would culminate with recommendations for Lisa Benton to pursue. In order to understand these causes and propose my recommendations, I will be also be looking at her team dynamics. However at first, let us take a look and understand Benton’s personality and the motivational factors behind were work values.
Understanding Lisa Benton: analyzing her personality traits and motivations
As per the Trait theory (Exhibit 1), Lisa Benton’s personality can be assessed through the following:
According to this first trait, Lisa is an extraverted individual who tends to