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TMS RESEARCH – PERSPECTIVES: WHO SEES MORE OPPORTUNITIES? Part 2

TMS RESEARCH – PERSPECTIVES: WHO SEES MORE OPPORTUNITIES? Part 2

In the last post we looked at the TMS Research focused on the QO2 Profile, specifically at organizational level and who sees things more as opportunities or obstacles. The graphics below illustrates that higher in the organizational hierarchy risk and change are seen more as opportunities than lower in the hierarchy. The question was asked why this might be so? From my perspective this trend makes... »

TMS RESEARCH – PERSPECTIVES: Who Sees More Opportunities?

TMS RESEARCH – PERSPECTIVES: Who Sees More Opportunities?

For this post we’re looking at the TMS research from the QO2 Profile (Quotient of Opportunities and Obstacles). This profile looks at our orientation to risk and change in organizations and do we see these things more as opportunities or obstacles. I really like this profile since the sub-scales can create some very rich conversation and considerations for moving forward in risk and change f... »

TMS RESEARCH – PERSPECTIVES: WHAT’S UP WITH MOTIVATION?!? Part 2

TMS RESEARCH – PERSPECTIVES: WHAT’S UP WITH MOTIVATION?!? Part 2

In the last post we looked at the satisfaction and importance ratings for the Linking Skill, Motivation. As can be seen by the tables below from the TMS research material on the Linking Skills Profile the skill of Motivation ranks in the middle of importance and the lowest in satisfaction for the worldwide sample. The question was posed why might this skill of motivation be rated lowest in satisfa... »

TMS Research – Perspectives: What’s Up With Motivation?!?

TMS Research – Perspectives: What’s Up With Motivation?!?

This post in the series looking at the new TMS research released in October 2018 focuses on the Linking Skills Profile and specifically the Linking Skill, Motivation. There are 13 Linking Skills (listed below). The identification  of these Linking Skills came from the original work Margerison and McCann did related to the Types of Work Model. Linking is placed in the middle of the Types of Work Mo... »

TMS Research – Perspectives: Job Demand and Preference

TMS Research – Perspectives: Job Demand and Preference

With this post we are going to take a look at some data from two different TMS assessments, the Types of Work Profile (TOWP) and the Team Management Profile (TMP). The TOWP looks at what is perceived as the most critical work functions for success from the Types of Work Model in a specific role. The TMP looks at individual work preference. The graphic below is from the TMS research from the TOWP a... »

TMS Research – Perspectives: Age and Analytic and Belief Preference – Part 2

TMS Research – Perspectives: Age and Analytic and Belief Preference – Part 2

In the last post we looked at the Analytical and Belief preferences through the lens of age and discovered that while in all age groups there was a definite slant toward the Analytic preference, the youngest and oldest age groups showed less of this slant.  I made the comment … The first thing that came to mind for me was that the work context drives the belief preference out of us and when we get... »

TMS Research – Perspectives: Age and Analytic and Belief Preferences

TMS Research – Perspectives: Age and Analytic and Belief Preferences

Over the next little while I will be writing some posts using the data which comes from the newest version of Team Management Systems research; RM5. A couple of things about these posts: I will be using data  directly from the TMS research material I will be adding my subjective perspective on why this data may be what it is I’ll be asking others for their perspectives The TMS research does ... »