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Quiz: What's your workplace personality?

Last updated on: January 20, 2014 20:37 IST

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The office space is filled with multiple personalities working in tandem. To figure out your personality and who you are most likely to succeed alongside, Susanne Rodrigues helps you out with this quiz

What most resembles your office personality?

You are...

a. Enthusiastic to work on new projects
b. Disciplined and follow rules diligently
c. Controlled, tolerant and empathetic
d. Goal oriented and dynamic
e. Most likely to pick a team over an individual project

Your ideal cubicle neighbour would be...

a. Someone who is efficient at their work
b. Someone who has great ideas and is creative
c. Someone engrossed in their own work
d. The boss himself
e. Someone who loves to talk as much as you do

At meetings, are you more likely to...

a. Speak up (maybe out of turn) to present your ideas
b. Dissect all the ideas and analyse them
c. Patiently wait for your turn to pitch an idea
d. Be more pessimistic towards the ideas of the others and pitch your own
e. Build on the ideas others provide

When there is a team assignment, you...

a. Pitch in a different angle to every idea presented
b. Work to maximise group potential
c. Accept and do the tasks assigned to you
d. Assume the responsibility of leading the group
e. Make sure everyone gets an equal representation in tasks and ideas

If you have a conflict with a person at work, you are most likely to...

a. Bring it up at another time
b. Remain calm but address the person if it persists
c. Ignore the person completely
d. Speak up immediately
e. Sort it out as soon as possible, politely

When invited for a work party, you would probably...

a. Socialise and meet new people
b. Catch up with friends from other departments
c. Not go because you prefer avoiding social shindigs
d. Talk to the managers and discuss business strategies
e. Entertain everyone because you are the life of the party

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Your workplace personality

Mostly As: The Creative Robin

• You crave learning, mentorship and new opportunities at work
• Your natural thought process is a contradiction for others
• You are an opportunist and can direct the team to a breakthrough
• In a team, you are the innovator
• You aren’t well organised and cannot stand bureaucracy
• You work best individually

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Mostly Bs: The Peacemaking Dove

• You seek harmony and cooperation at the workplace
• You are loyal and follow rules
• You focus on details, meeting deadlines and are task oriented
• You think risk taking is unnecessary and are sceptical of new ideas
• Using logical analysis, you can help resolve conflicts in a team
• In a team, you are the advisor

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Mostly Cs: The Silent Eagle

• You are clear minded, motivational and intuitive
• Your focus is on delivering quality
• You are dedicated and hard working
• You are highly efficient in research work
• You rarely speak but listen attentively and are reliable
• You have good inquiry skills and are good at formulating strategies

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Mostly Ds: The Bureaucratic Raven

• You have good organisational skills
• You are ambitious and have effective communication skills
• You are proactive in taking up new tasks and always offer help
• You are committed to team tasks but are most efficient in solo tasks
• You are a highly skilled negotiator
• You assume the role of the team leader

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Mostly Es: The Office Butterfly

• You are outgoing and work best in a team
• You tend to be indecisive and easily distracted from tasks
• You dislike technical discussions and routine work
• You work diligently on tasks assigned to you but hate monotony
• You thrive on group discussions and help maintain the social balance in a team
• You do not care to be a leader but prefer building a rapport with team members

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How to make it work?

The Creative Robin

The Creative Robin works best with the Office Butterfly and is most innovative around The Silent Eagle. Working alongside The Bureaucratic Raven tends to be a challenge and The Peacemaking Dove is almost always needed to solve differences.

The Peacemaking Dove

The Peacemaking Dove prefers working with The Silent Eagle and detests working alongside The Creative Robin because of the Robin's many quirks. They are hostile towards The Bureaucratic Raven but cooperative nonetheless. They also work well with the Office Butterfly for they support their ideologies of maintaining harmony.

The Silent Eagle

The Silent Eagle follows the orders of The Bureaucratic Raven and is most efficient when in the company of The Creative Robin as their approach gives them more opportunities to grow than that of The Peacemaking Dove.

The Bureaucratic Raven

The Bureaucratic Ravens prefer working with The Silent Eagle and detests The Creative Robin as they usually contradict their ideas. They are hostile towards The Peacemaking Dove and The Office Butterfly but they work with them as they are the most cooperative.

The Office Butterfly

The Office Butterfly supports The Silent Eagle but works best with The Creative Robin. They are also very supportive of the ideologies of The Peacemaking Dove and are tolerant towards The Bureaucratic Raven.




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