Chapter 6. Behavior and Teams

Now that Lydia got the team to start understanding each other’s behaviors and to modify communication styles to work more effectively as a team, the group needed a tool to easily visualize and understand the team dynamics as a whole. The team was ready to learn about and apply lessons learned from “the wheel.”

Harmony/Conflict

Chapter 2, “Behavior and Individuals,” discussed DISC to understand and accept individuals and to achieve greater communication on a one-on-one basis. This chapter builds on this core understanding and expands it to a team level. The “wheel” plots an entire team on a spatially accurate circle. Although several wheels exist, Figure 6.1 shows an example of a wheel provided by The Abelson Group. ...

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