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What's My Time Style

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Part of HRDQ's best-selling Style Suite, What's My Time Style is a quick and easy-to-use time management style assessment for identifying personal time management style. Based on the personality theories of Marston and Jung, this self-assessment measures an individual's preference for one or more of four basic behavioral styles: direct, spirited, considerate, and systematic. With this knowledge, individuals learn how to make their style work to their advantage and better understand how to work with others who manage their time differently.

The online version of this assessment requires a subscription to the HRDQ Online Assessment Center.

How It Works

What’s My Time Style reflects the entire range of situations in which effective time management behavior can be observed. This program starts with a 21-item self-assessment that takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. Individuals choose the statement ending that most closely reflects the way they manage time. Scoring the assessment reveals "My Time Style Profile" and a dominant preference for one or more four personal styles:

  • Direct
  • Spirited
  • Considerate
  • Systematic

Uses and Applications

What's My Time Style is appropriate for anyone to use for both personal and management development. The assessment can be used as a standalone training assessment, or it can be incorporated into more comprehensive programs.

Learning Outcomes

What’s My Time Style is not designed to promote one “correct” time management style. Instead, the goal is to help participants:

  • Identify personal time management style
  • Learn how to capitalize on time management strengths
  • Understand how to avoid potential time management trouble spots
  • Improve interactions with others who have different time management styles

Product Details

Product Type: Self-assessment and workshop

Target Audience: What’s My Time Style is appropriate for individuals at any organizational level who want to learn more about their time management style

Measures: Personal time management style

Dimensions: Assertiveness and expressiveness

Time Required: Assessment: 10 Minutes. Scoring: 5-minutes. Discussion: 30–60 minutes

What to Order

Deluxe Facilitator Guide: Order One Guide Per Trainer.

The What's My Time Style Deluxe Facilitator Guide includes everything you need to lead a successful training session from comprehensive background information and activities to reproducible handouts, a professional PowerPoint presentation, and a Personality Style for Dummies book.

Paper Assessment 5-Pack: Order One Pack For Up to Five Participants.

The print version is ideal for facilitators who prefer to oversee scoring and administration of the assessment if you don't know who the participants will be before the class begins, or if your learners do not have easy access to computers. It includes pressure-sensitive forms for scoring to aid manual tabulation.

Online Assessment: Order One Per Participant.

The online assessment is administered to participants through the HRDQ Assessment Center and includes personalized reporting, full-color charts, interpretive information, worksheets, and action planning. A detailed report is delivered electronically to the facilitator/administrator when complete.

About the Authors

The HRDQ Development Team creates soft-skills learning solutions that help to improve the performance of individuals, teams, and organizations. At HRDQ, we believe an experiential approach is the best catalyst for adult learning. Our unique Experiential Learning Model has been the core of what we do for more than 40 years. We combine the best of organizational learning theory and proven facilitation methods with an appreciation for adult learning styles, our philosophy initiates and inspires lasting change.

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