People have very different styles of interacting with the world-styles that affect the way they think, react, develop relationships, communicate, make decisions, and handle problems. Understanding your style as well as those that might be foreign to you are crucial in learning how to lead people, build work relationships, get things done, and generally find some happiness and satisfaction when dealing other people. This workshop will focus on identifying these different people styles, what happens to each style reacts under stress, and how each style interacts with other styles to make communication in the workplace more effective and make leadership easier.
Dr. Tom Marrs is a licensed psychologist and an expert in the use of applied psychology. He provides clinical and consultation services to over 10,000 employees and their dependents at Texas A&M through his role as a psychologist at the Employee Assistance Program. In addition to psychotherapy, Tom is an expert on workplace communications, stress management, conflict, workplace behaviors, and interpersonal aspects of management.
This presentation maps to the Integrated Talent Management competency of the ATD Competency Model. This competency focuses on building an organization’s culture, capability, capacity, and engagement through people development strategies.
Specifically, individuals should be able to:
For more information on ATD's Competency Model, please visit https://www.td.org/Certification/Competency-Model.