"EAGLES, BEAVERS, AND BUNNIES"
EAGLES, BEAVERS, AND BUNNIES 6. During labor-management, I would: SOCIAL MOTIVES IN THE WORK SETTING ___a. keep human relations smooth ___b. maintain a position of strength Directions: ___c. work for a compromise This questionnaire consists of 12 statements. There are no right or wrong answers. For each statement, indicate which of the three 7. I am most satisfied with my job when I: alternatives—a, b, or c—is most preferred or most important to you by ___a. see progress being made placing a 3 next to it. Place a 2 by your second choice and a 1 by the ___b. have a strong voice in determining policy statement or choice that is least like you. Do not debate too long over ___c. work with others to achieve results any one statement. Your first reaction is desired. 8. When disagreements arise, I usually: 1. In a work situation, I want to: ___a. yield a point to avoid conflict ___a. be in charge ___b. stick to my guns ___b. give assistance to my co-workers ___c. use reasoning to seek the best solution ___c. come up with new ideas 9. As a supervisor, I would: 2. If I have ultimate responsibility for a project, I: ___a. permit flexibility, as long as the job gets done ___a. depend on my own expertise to accomplish tasks ___b. recognize that workers have good days and bad days ___b. delegate work and oversee progress ___c. insist on compliance with my rules and directions ___c. use teamwork to accomplish tasks 10. As a member of the Board of Directors dealing with a problem, I 3. My co-workers see me as: would most likely: ___a. a competent person ___a. try to get my ideas adopted ___b. a considerate person ___b. solicit ideas from all members ___c. a forceful person ___c. review the facts 4. When I disagree with a decision, I: 11. When hiring a new employee, I would: ___a. voice my disapproval immediately ___a. expect future loyalty to me ___b. take into consideration other peoples’ feelings and ___b. hire the person who is technically best qualified circumstances. ___c. take into consideration future relations with co-workers ___c. suggest alternatives based upon logic 12. I am most happy in my work if I: 5. In a group discussion: ___a. am the decision maker ___a. I encourage others to express themselves ___b. work with good friends and colleagues ___b. I will change my view only if a better one is suggested ___c. make significant achievements ___c. my ideas generally prevail