Is driven by a tendency to adapt to rules and frameworks in force; likes to comply with procedures, values and guidelines. Tends to be formal. Wants to do what is right and socially acceptable; sticks to the principle “a deal is a deal”. Is usually regarded as a person of responsibility and integrity by her peers. May be too strict in applying rules; finds it hard, sometimes, to read between the lines. Usually wants to meet other people's expectations.
Has little need for rules and standard procedures; is flexible applying them. Tends to be informal and to dislike bureaucracy. May be groundbreaking and bend existing rules creatively. Sometimes walks away from responsibilities; is seen as an adventurer by others, someone who goes her own way. Is hardly affected by other people's expectations, not eager to meet them – even if they seem reasonable.
Is more extraverted, driven by self-expression. Likes to be noted, to be the centre of attention; likes to talk about his own experiences. Is usually optimistic and shows a certain flair. Has a sense of humor, uncomplicated self-confidence and a positive sense of self, may be impulsive. Is potentially charismatic, knows how to present himself, is noticeably in the foreground. May draw attention away from others and come across as self-satisfied.
Is more introverted, prefers to operate in the background and stay out of the limelight; is fairly common, unnoticeable. Hardly presents himself and may have difficulty opening up to others; allows others to be in the foreground and tends to respect their behavior. Only says what he thinks is relevant and necessary; is unlikely to reveal anything he shouldn't.
Is driven by helping and supporting others; responds strongly to other people's needs by providing care and assistance. Acts out of devotion and without self-interest; may risk acting against his own interests. Likes to be there for others, do something extra for them, provide service. Usually finds it hard to say no and to delegate; tends to take over other people's tasks. Expects or demands little responsibility from other people.
Assumes that other people can take their own responsibilities and are self-reliant. Adopts a business-like attitude; is more likely to provide a service when he will benefit from it. Stands up for his own interests; may not sufficiently take other people's needs into account and may come across as self-centered. Transfers duties and delegates with ease. Is not naturally inclined to help or assist others.
Is driven by friendly relationships and a need for contact; is focused on social networking and communication. Values friendships greatly and likes to invest in them; is more than willing to help and assist friends and needs to be on good terms with them. Is at ease with other people, likes to bring people together; is a potential networker. Regards new people easily as friends, is usually friendly and intrinsically team oriented. Tends to be more motivated when he is part of a team.
Needs to maintain a limited number of relationships; is individually oriented, likes to be alone. Values quality in friendships, not quantity. Communicates when needed and only what is necessary; is rather reserved than amicable when meeting with other people, has the ability to be quiet. Prefers smaller groups over crowds; may be a bit stiff or shy among other people. Evaluates people carefully before regarding them as friends, applies strict criteria for friendships, is cautious in selecting relationships.
Has a need to understand other people's character, motivations and experiences. Is sincerely interested in others, intrinsically empathetic, sensitive and well able to sympathize or to see through others. Has well developed social antennae. Approaches other people's feelings tactfully; has no difficulty putting himself in someone else's place. Tends to ask further questions, listens carefully. Is very intuitive and has well developed diplomatic skills. May let other people's problems prevail too much and have difficulty taking decisions that have tough consequences for others.
Focuses on facts and functionality; responds to concrete, visible behavior. Can be blunt in his communication; is very straightforward, may seem to lack subtlety. Is straightforward in his approach; is usually only empathetic when functionally required. Has no difficulty placing business interests before other people's personal interests and feelings. Has little difficulty making unpopular decisions or communicating tough messages that may have negative consequences for other people.