Looking to work with staff that have a high attention to detail and quality focused?
These are the highly Complaint profile in the DISC behavioural profiling method. They make up around 32% of the population.
If managed well they can create solid foundations for your plans. Among their strengths, they are usually very loyal and will go the extra mile to get the job done. If managed badly, they can be seen as whiners, hesitate to act and be too critical of others.
The following video is a series of famous High C behavioural profiles. Compare the video to the list of observable behaviors. Can you spot the observable behaviours in the video?
Quick High C Observable Indicators
People- or Task-Oriented: Task
More Direct or Indirect: Direct
Geared to/Looking for: Procedures/information
Emotion of the High C: Fear
Emotion of the Low C: No Fear
Observable Behaviour: “How The High C’s ACT”
Buy: Very slow buyers, proven products.
Change: Concerned of the effects of change.
Conflict response: Avoidance
Drive: Careful, follow rules. Best drivers.
Decorate an office: Graphs, charts, functional.
Gesture: Very reserved, little or no gestures.
Goal setting: Good at setting safe goals, probably in many areas. Goals may be safe with little risk or reach.
Letter writing: Direct, to the point, with appropriate data.
Organisation: Everything in its place. Perfectly organised.
Read: Non-fictions, technical journals.
Risk Factor: Very low.
Rules: “By the book.” Knows and follows rules.
Stand: Arms folded, one hand on chin.
Stress Relief: Alone time.
Talk in the Phone: Little chitchat. To the point. May be short or long depending on the data needed.
Talk to others: Direct. Questioning, clarifying.
Walk: Straight line.
Magazines they may read: “Consumer Reports.”
Colour noticed first: Yellow