Project 2 Self-Assessments Available In Connect (2011)

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What about Me? Through the Project 2 self-assessments available in Connect (2017), I was able to complete 45 assessments to gain valuable information including big five personality, self-esteem levels, proactivity, listening skills, problem-solving skills, adaptability, and strategic planning skills. These assessment results all correlated with my Jung Typology test classification as ENTJ (Humanmetrics, 2017). Personality Insights. As an ENTJ personality I am considered to be an extraverted, big picture thinker, who makes objective decisions and organizes work tasks to achieve maximum accomplishments (Kroeger, Thuesen, & Rutledge, 2002). I am 22% Extraverted, 22% iNtuitive, 38% Thinker, and 1% Judging (Humanmetrics, 2017). These percentages …show more content…

In The Gospel and Personal Reflection, Dr. Fischer (2006) describes how God’s creation of us as individuals has been tainted by sin, and how we must remove the influence of sin from our lives to improve interaction with others. As a young teenager, my extraversion and communication skills afforded me many friendships. In some friendships, I participated in sinful behaviors such as gossiping and name-calling that I am not proud of. Later in college, I learned what it was like to be the victim of gossip and the source of rumors. I joined a large sorority whose members engaged in speaking poorly of others who were not present, and who often practiced in-group/out-group clique behaviors. I left the organization after only two years, due to the negativity that had been brought into my life. God led me on that journey to teach me that I am strong, independent, and happy without a large support group of toxic people. To this day, I do not engage in gossip and I avoid those individuals who bring gossip and negativity in my personal or work life. The Bible is clear in God’s disapproval of gossip, relative to organizational behavior Proverbs 13:3 says, “He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.” Speaking poorly of others will degrade the morale in an organization, reject the gift of relationships God has given us, and devalue the image we portray of ourselves as Christians in society. Dr. Fisher (2012) speaks about the workplace “grapevine” (slide 7) in his lecture on Organizational Communication, specifically addressing how negative informal communication can cause anxiety and reduce morale. To propagate successful organizational behavior, all employees should seek to build strong, trusting, positive interpersonal workplace relationships as demonstrated in the

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