Here are some descriptions of Values/Drivers/Motivators:
Theoretical: The drive for Knowledge
A passion to discover, systematize and analyze; a search for knowledge.
• High: Shows a high degree of curiosity; appetite for learning; technical credibility.
• Low: Wants to learn enough to be practical and get results; quick implementation of ideas.
Utilitarian: The drive for Money
A passion to gain return on investment of time, resources and money.
• High: Competitive, bottom-line orientation; wants practical solutions; hears the ‘revenue-clock.’
• Low: Enjoys helping others; puts others before self; service- or support-driven.
Aesthetic: Drive for Uniqueness
A passion to experience the impressions of the world and achieve form and harmony in life; self-actualization.
• High: An active, independent agent; self-reliant; pace-setter; enjoys personal freedom by appreciation and expressions relating to natural beauty.
• Low: Enjoys working with others in team situations; supportive of the goals and project.
Social: The drive to Help
A passion to eliminate hate and conflict in the world and to assist others in becoming all they can be.
• High: Shows generosity in sharing their time & talent with others; a willing teacher and coach.
• Low: Won’t be taken advantage of; maintains a ‘business guard’ on giving away talents.
Individualistic: The drive for Influence
A passion to achieve position and to use that position to affect and influence others.
• High: Likes to take charge of projects; competitive; enjoys being a leader; will take the credit or blame.
• Low: Very good team player; supports the project or cause; no hidden-agendas.
Traditional: The drive for Order
A passion to seek out and pursue the higher meaning in life and achieve a system for living.
• High: Well-disciplined, detailed problem-solver; high respect for rules, procedures, and protocol.
• Low: Very adaptable to new projects; sets new precedent; sees the big picture.
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