Personal Development Analysis (PDA)
The PDA is an internet-based behavioural assessment that provides information on an individual’s natural behaviour, role behaviour, leadership style, management style, sales approach, how to manage and motivate them, their energy levels, and their emotional intelligence.
Thomas International’s Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) provides a rapid and deep insight into a person’s behavioural preferences and communication style. Using four main profile factors: Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Compliance, the PPA provides information on an individual’s fears, motivators, values and behaviours. The assessment is designed to help an individual understand his/her behaviour in the workplace, understand the behaviour of others, and how to use this knowledge in different work situations.
The PDA behaviour profile is defined in terms of:
- Risk (the degree to which a person tends to take risks to achieve results);
- Extroversion (the degree to which a person desires / is inclined to interact with other individuals, persuade and please people in order to achieve results);
- Patience (the degree to which a person tends to respond in a patient and peaceful manner in order to achieve results);
- Conformity (the degree to which a person requires to conform to norms and procedures in order to achieve results).
The starting point for change is acknowledging one’s behaviour. No matter what the personality of the individual, results come from behaviour.