Essay on Good: Negative and Non-negative Numbers and Communication Style

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Communication Style
Brenda Boakye
SOCS121
January 22, 2014
Westwood College

Understanding Your Communication Style
0Communication Style Profile

As I respond to this instrument, I am keeping my thoughts focused on my relationships at (select one of the following): Home x School Work

Choose one answer in each box that describes you the MOST and one answer in each box that describes you the LEAST. There are no right or wrong answers. For the most accurate analysis of your communication style, be as honest as you can. To analyze your results, you will need to know which letter corresponds to each style:
A = Emotive Style
B = Director Style
C = Reflective Style
D = Supportive Style

When you are ready, the chart can be found on the next page.

Most
Least

Most
Least
Compromising
D
D
Reserved
C
C
Argumentative
B
B
Demanding
B
B
Guarded
C
C
Patient
D
D
Persuasive
A
A
Open
A
A
Cautious
C
C
Domineering
B
B
Friendly
A
A
Formal
C
C
Caring
D
D
Low key
D
D
Aggressive
B
B
Spontaneous
A
A
Expressive
A
A
Self-disciplined
B
B
Authoritarian
B
B
Insistent
D
D
Systematic
C
C
Restrained
C
C
Conforming
D
D
Dramatic
A
A
Diplomatic
C
C
Companionable
D
D
Talkative
A
A
Influential
A
A
Acquiescent
D
D
Fussy
C
C
Blunt
B
B
Insistent
B
B
Meticulous
C
C
Serious
C
C
Playful
A
A
Quiet
D
D
Even-tempered
D
D
Pacesetter
B
B
Bold
B
B
Sociable
A
A
Methodical
C
C
Shy
D
D
Hesitant
D
D
Outgoing
A
A
Unstructured
A
A
Self-controlled
C
C
Brave
B
B
Risk-taker
B
B
Competitive
B
B
Loyal
C
C
Calculating
C
C
Fun-loving
A
A
Carefree
A
A
Submissive
D
D
Passive
D
D
Individualistic
B
B
Decisive
B
B
Extroverted
A
A
Neighborly
A
A
Introverted
D
D
Thoughtful
D
D
Pushy
B
B
Sophisticated
C
C
Serious
C
C

Count the number of times each letter appears in the MOST column and record that score below. Then count the number of times each letter appears in the LEAST column and record your score. Subtract the LEAST column from the MOST column and record the DIFFERENCE. (Negative numbers are possible.) Most

Least Difference
A
___12_____

A
_______4_
=
_______8
B
_____9____

B
______7___
=
______2___
C
____14____

C
_____2____
=
_______12__
D
_____10___

D
_____6____
=
____4______

The letter with the highest numeric value in the difference column is ____C____.
The letter with the second highest numeric value in the difference column is ___A_____.
The letter with the third highest numeric value in the difference column is ____D____.
The letter with the lowest numeric value in the difference column is _______B_.

The communication style that most identified is being an emotive communicator. Being an emotive communicator to me means that I consider others feelings before delivering the message. I often do consider what other may think of me of feel if I say something that may offend them but happens to be the truth. Being an emotive…