The Theory Of A Person 's Personality, Values, Motivations, And Decision Making Styles

1569 Words Jun 20th, 2016 7 Pages
In order to better understand how different individuals can relate to one another it is wise to look into how one individual sees him or herself. About wisdom, the Bible says, “Do not forsake her, and she will keep you; love her, and she will guard you. The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom, and whatever you get, get insight” (Proverbs 4:6-7, English Standard Version). It is wise to look into one’s personality in order to gain insight into how life can be lived fully and in right standing with God. The Prentice Hall’s Self-Assessment shows how a person’s personality, values, motivations, and decision making styles can be transformed to make the person a better leader and co-worker. While the questionnaire does not correlate all of these traits together, it does explain how these different areas can be improved at each stage. Needs work

As a student with many years of training and experience in law enforcement, I am pretty set in my ways. I have worked hard to achieve better listening skills, leadership skills, and communication skills so I can be the best officer I can be. When I took the Prentice Hall’s Self-Assessment Test, I was relatively sure that I would learn nothing new about myself and that this was just going to be another assignment to complete; however, I am convinced that this was something more. Throughout the assignment I was reminded of how selfish some of my own desires are and I realized I must do something about this area before my…

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