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RESEARCH COMMUNICATION INTERNATIONAL RCI’S PEAKS PROFILE

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“PEAKS identifies our Personality DNA to help us develop by choice, not by chance” Dr Shirley Lim


Dear Demo Person,

This Psychometric profile is a validated prediction of your natural disposition based on the well researched Five-Factor personality model and resilience studies. The PEAKS profile gives you reflections of your potential to peak perform, it is not an appraisal of your current performance. Ideally, contextual study is necessary to establish norms for specific groups, organisations or communities. However, very often, rough and ready patterns are required to give directions to development and planning. The predictions in these reports/profiles are therefore educated estimates and do not describe behavior. These predictions are accurate in identifying behaviors that are most natural for a person with certain personality traits and are best used as guided by a trained PEAKS certified consultant. Truly, there is beauty in every nature! Every personality disposition has its strengths and weaknesses. Through this profile, we hope you will gain a better understanding of yourself, and how you can peak perform in your personal and professional pursuits. We hope you will find this profile meaningful in your individual development and we wish you every success as you use this profile to climb towards personal, interpersonal and professional fulfillment. Dr Shirley Lim President Research Communication International Pte. Ltd.

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Subject Fit Index (SFI) Based on your personality analysis, the Subject Fit Index (SFI) provides general estimates of your innate personality-driven propensity towards the following subject domains. It provides a list of 15 best subject-fits suited to your personality out of a vast inventory of subjects offered in Universities worldwide. A Perfect-Fit and an Excellent-Fit indicate your natural tendency to sustain strong interest in these subject domains given the right motivation, nurture and teaching. A Stretch-Fit does not necessarily denote a lack of competence in the subject domain but indicates that you would probably have to stretch more than others scoring in the PerfectFit and Excellent-Fit levels to accomplish your academic goals. A Good-Fit indicates your natural ability to excel if you engage conscientiously in the subject. The SFI computes your personality data and weighs them against occupational/ scholastic benchmarks typical within a global context. The subject listing you have received are a measure of the potential you possess in relation to these subjects based on psychometric analysis; however they are not indicative of actual performance, which is highly dependent on factors such as intellect, drive, determination and passion. For example, many people who do not display a Perfect-Fit or Excellent-Fit positioning toward some subjects have been known to excel in it by sheer hard work, intelligence and perseverance. The listing of 15 best subject fits below is not representative or exhaustive and is only to be used as a rough guide in your academic pursuit. Engage your PEAKS consultant for in-depth interpretation.

Subject

Fit Index

Fine Arts Drama Philosophy Literature Mass Communication Journalism Marketing Law Leadership Fashion Design Classics Political Science Anthropology Counselling Sociology

5 - Excellent Fit 6 - Excellent Fit 7 - Excellent Fit 7 - Excellent Fit 8 - Excellent Fit 8 - Excellent Fit 10 - Excellent Fit 10 - Excellent Fit 11 - Excellent Fit 11 - Excellent Fit 11 - Excellent Fit 12 - Excellent Fit 12 - Excellent Fit 13 - Good Fit 14 - Good Fit

The following are your Subject-Fits beyond your top 15.

Psychology Philosophy of Science Computer Science Tourism Mechatronics Theology & Religious Studies Social Work Business Administration Physical Education

14 - Good Fit 14 - Good Fit 14 - Good Fit 15 - Good Fit 15 - Good Fit 15 - Good Fit 15 - Good Fit 15 - Good Fit 17 - Good Fit

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Project Management Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy) Management Studies Education Applied Linguistics Geology Veterinary Medicine Music Human Resource Management History of Art Bioprocess Engineering Food Engineering Languages Environmental Engineering Gastronomy Zoology Public Health Statistics Forestry Accounting History Finance Economics Biomedical Engineering Archaeology Nutrition and Dietary Studies Nursing Physiology Pathology Palaeography Medicine Information Technology Industrial Engineering Architecture Physics Agronomy Neuroscience Materials Science & Metallurgy Electrical Engineering Chemical Engineering Logistics

17 - Good Fit 17 - Good Fit 17 - Good Fit 17 - Good Fit 17 - Good Fit 18 - Good Fit 18 - Good Fit 18 - Good Fit 18 - Good Fit 18 - Good Fit 19 - Good Fit 20 - Good Fit 20 - Good Fit 20 - Good Fit 21 - Stretch Fit 21 - Stretch Fit 22 - Stretch Fit 23 - Stretch Fit 23 - Stretch Fit 23 - Stretch Fit 23 - Stretch Fit 24 - Stretch Fit 24 - Stretch Fit 24 - Stretch Fit 24 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 25 - Stretch Fit 26 - Stretch Fit 26 - Stretch Fit 26 - Stretch Fit 26 - Stretch Fit 26 - Stretch Fit 26 - Stretch Fit 27 - Stretch Fit

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Accounting

Accounting is the academic discipline that studies the process of gathering, recording, classifying and reporting financial information on a business entity in a logical manner for the purpose of providing summary reports that can be used for managerial decisions.

Aerospace Engineering Aerospace engineering, sometimes also referred to as rocket science is a discipline of engineering that studies the construction processes, design and science behind the development of aircraft and spacecraft.

Agronomy Agronomy is the study of soil science, plant breeding, weed management, plant genetics and plant physiology. An agronomist is involved in issues of food production, crop rotation, drainage, irrigation, weed control, pest control and the management of environment and its impact on agriculture.

Anthropology Anthropology, meaning “human discourse� in Greek is an in-depth study of human beings, its origins and social relationships in all places and at all times.

Applied Linguistics

Applied linguistics is a branch of linguistics an interdisciplinary field of study concerned with the practical applications of language studies, particularly the communicative function of language and other studies that identifies, investigates, and offers solutions to language-related communication issues.

Archaeology

Archaeology is the scientific study of past human cultures through the recovery, documentation, analysis, and interpretation of material remains and environmental data that people of the past have left behind. Archaeology is also a discipline that includes the study of architecture, artifacts, features, biofacts, and landscapes.

Architecture Architecture is an art as well as a science. It is an academic discipline that is concerned with the principles of design, construction and the ornamentation of buildings, structures and environments, whilst ensuring a balance of aesthestic beauty and practical usefulness.

Biology Biology is the science of life and of living organisms. It studies the structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, phenomena and distribution of how organisms work.

Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Engineering combines the design and problem solving skills of Engineering with Medical/ Biological Sciences to improve healthcare diagnosis and forms of treatment. It applies Engineering insights, principles and techniques to the field of Medicine.

Bioprocess Engineering Bioprocess Engineering is a technique that produces a biological material, such as a genetically engineered microbial strain, for commercial use.

Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the use of micro organisms, such as bacteria or yeasts, or biological substances, such as enzymes, to perform specific industrial or manufacturing processes.

Botany Botany is a branch of biology that specializes in the study of plant life and its development. Its study covers all aspects of plant life including algae and fungi.

Business Administration

Business Administration is a degree programme that prepares students for a career in Business. It is typically interdisciplinary, drawing from the fields of psychology, sociology, economics, leadership, management, ethics, marketing, organizational behaviour, accounting and finance among others to help students be successful in Business.

Cartography Cartography is the art and practice of making maps.

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering is a field of Engineering that studies how the application of Chemistry would enhance the processes of converting raw materials into more useful, varied and valuable forms. Chemical Engineering largely involves the design and maintenance of chemical processes to solve practical problems for large-scale manufacture.

Chemistry Chemistry is a branch of natural science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter, as well as the changes it undergoes during chemical reactions. It is a physical science that involves the study of various atoms, molecules, crystals and other aggregates of matter.

Civil Engineering Civil engineering is a discipline of Engineering that studies the design, infrastructure, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including public works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings or other private physical structures.

Classics Classics is a branch of the Humanities that studies the languages, cultures, literature, philosophy, history, art, and archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean World; particularly that of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome during the period known as Classical Antiquity.

Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering is a field of Engineering that combines elements of both Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Computer engineers usually have training in electrical engineering, software design as well as hardware-software integration. Computer Engineering focuses on the design of computer hardware and peripheral devices, often at the chip level. It involves many aspects of computing, from the design of individual microprocessors, personal computers, and supercomputers, to circuit design.

Computer Science

Computer science (or computing science) focuses on computer architecture, and how to program computers to make them work more effectively and efficiently.

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Counselling Counselling is an applied discipline that teaches indiviuduals approaches, frameworks and processes to help clients enhance their psychological well being. This is done by providing direction or advice that helps the client solve a problem/ find a decision or course of action that will create conditions to help the individual understand and/or improve his behaviour, character, values or life circumstances.

Dentistry Dentistry is a science concerned with the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, abnormalities, or other conditions of the teeth, gums, and adjacent structures of the oral cavity.

Drama Drama is the study of the literary genre of works intended for the theatre. It is derived from the Greek word “to do” or “to act”. A play is a story acted out or represented in performance.

Economics Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. It is the study of human efforts to satisfy unlimited wants with limited resources.

Education

The field of study that has to do with the pedagogy of teaching and learning.

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering, sometimes referred to as electrical and electronic engineering, is a field of engineering that deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism, especially the design and use of circuitry and equipment for power generation and distribution, machine control, and communications.

Engineering Management Engineering Management is a term that is used to describe a specialized discipline of Management studies that will equip students to successfully lead engineering personnel and engineering projects.

Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering is the application of Engineering principles and technology to improve the environment through the reduction of pollution, contamination, and deterioration of the surroundings (air, water, and/or land resources) in which humans live.

Fashion Designing

Fashion design is an applied art dedicated to the creation and production of clothing articles and related accessories specific to the cultural influences or trends of a particular era.

Finance

Finance in general deals with matters relating to money and the financial markets. The field of finance is concerned with resource allocation and resource management, acquisition and investment. It examines the general concepts of time, money and risk and how they are interrelated.

Fine Arts

Fine Art is a discipline that examines the study and creation of visual works of Art. This type of art is often expressed in the production of art objects using visual and performing art forms, including painting, sculpture, dance, theatre, architecture, photography printmaking etc.

Food Engineering Food engineering is a multidisciplinary program which combines science, microbiology, and engineering in food-related industries. It is the application of engineering principles in the conversion of raw foods to consumer products of the highest quality.

Forestry Forestry is the art and science of forest and plantation management. It deals with issues of timber management, wildlife habitat, landscape preservation, recreation, water quality management, and erosion control.

Gastronomy Gastronomy is the art of preparing and serving good and appetizing food.

Geography Geography is the study of the Earth’s surface and physical structure, including the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena related to it.

Geology Geology is the study of the Earth, the composition, the materials of which it is made, the structure, the physical properties, history of earth materials, and the processes by which they are formed, moved, and changed.

History

History is the study of the past, with special attention to the written record of the activities of human beings over time. It is a field of research which uses narrative descriptions of past events to examine and analyse the chronology of past events, and it often attempts to investigate objectively the patterns of cause and effect that determine events.

History of Art The History of Art is an academic discipline that studies the development of visual art (painting, sculpture and architecture) in human history.

Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management is a discipline that examines the productive use of people to achieve the organization’s strategic goals and the satisfaction of employee needs. It includes the study of issues related to people such as compensation, hiring, performance management, organization development, safety, wellness, benefits, employee motivation, communication, administration, and training amongst others.

Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering is a branch of Engineering that is concerned with the efficient production of industrial goods through the creation and management of systems that integrate people, technology, materials and energy in creative ways.

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Information Technology

Information technology (IT) is a discipline that examines the use of computers, computer software and telecommunications to convert, store, protect, process, transmit, and securely retrieve information.

Journalism Journalism as a subject is the discipline of collecting, verifying, reporting, and analyzing information gathered about current events, including trends, issues, and people, which is then intended for publication or transmission through media such as newspapers, periodicals, television, radio, and the Internet.

Languages

The field of study that has to do with language acquisition.

Law The study of law and the structure and processes of the legal system.

Leadership

Leadership is the study of social influence and domination and how one person can enlist the help of followers to achieve certain pre-defined outcomes.

Library and Information Science Library and Information Science is the study of library and information systems and use. A Librarian is a specialist in library work and manages the borrowing, upkeep, acquisition of resources for the advancement of learning and intellectual development.

Literature

Literature is the study of written literary works including fiction and non-fiction.

Logistics

Logistics is defined as the management of the flow of goods, services, people, materials, information, resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption.

Management Studies Management is a field in business and human organization research. Management is the study of how to get people together to accomplish desired goals. Management operates through various functions such as: planning, organizing, motivating, staffing, leading or directing, and controlling within an organization.

Manufacturing Engineering Manufacturing Engineering is a field of Engineering that focuses on manufacturing processes and comprises process management, machine tools, materials science, automation, and quality control.

Marketing Marketing is the process of creating, communicating, and delivering offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large.

Mass Communication Mass communication is the academic study of the various means by which individuals and entities relay information through mass media to lots of people at once, i.e. via newspapers, magazines, radio, television and film.

Materials Science & Metallurgy Materials science or Materials Engineering is an academic field that studies the properties of matter such as metals, ceramics, and plastics and its applications to various areas in science and technology.

Mathematics Mathematics is the study of measurement, quantities and sets, structure, space, change, and related topics of pattern, properties and form, using numbers and symbols.

Mechanical Engineering Mechanical Engineering is a branch of Engineering that involves the design, manufacture, installation and operation of machines and manufacturing processes. It is concerned with the principles of heat transfer (thermodynamics), mechanical power as well as the use of machines and tools.

Mechatronics

Mechatronics is an applied field that merges principles in mechanical and electronic engineering for the creation of useful and innovative products.

Medicine Medicine is the art and science devoted to diagnosing, treating, or preventing disease and other damage to the body or mind. It comprises a range of health care practices developed to preserve and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness.

Music Music is an academic discipline devoted to the study of vocal or instrumental sounds and the art of arranging songs in time so as to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition, through melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre.

Neuroscience Neuroscience is the scientific study of the brain and the central nervous system. It is particularly concerned about the physical and biological attributes of the brain and nervous system. Such studies also span the structure, function, evolutionary history, development, genetics, biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, informatics, computational neuroscience and pathology of the nervous system and brain.

Nursing Nursing is a professional subject that is concerned with the practice of providing detail-oriented healthcare to assist individuals in their recovery towards optimal health and functioning.

Nutrition and Dietary Studies Nutrition and Dietary Studies involve the study of health science and properties of food as it impacts on the health and well being of people and animals, with

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an emphasis on human nutrition, meal preparation and meal planning. Dietitians are trained to provide safe, evidence-based dietary advice and management to individuals (in health and disease), as well as to institutions. Nutritionists give advice on dietary matters relating to health and well-being.

Palaeography Palaeography is the study of ancient forms of writing and the practice of deciphering and reading historical manuscripts.

Pathology Pathology is a branch of medical science that studies the causes, nature and effects of diseases. It is also the study and diagnosis of disease through examination of organs, tissues, bodily fluids and whole bodies (Autopsy).

Pharmacology Pharmacology is the study of how drugs interact with living systems in order to evaluate their potential therapeutic value.

Philosophy Philosophy is an academic discipline that studies general problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, causes, ultimate reality, truth, beauty, justice, validity, mind, and language. It seeks to address these issues by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on logical/ rational reasoning.

Philosophy of Science The philosophy of science is a branch of philosophy that analyzes the nature, assumptions, foundations, and implications of scientific enquiry.

Physical Education

Physical Education is the development and care of the body through a range of movements from simple callisthenic to complex exercises. It involves the study of the impact of human exercise on the whole person

Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy) Physical therapy (Physiotherapy) is a branch of healthcare science that seeks to restore function and prevent physical disability following disease, injury or loss of a body part. It provides services to individuals and populations to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout life through massage, therapeutic exercises and other modalities.

Physics Physics is the study of matter and its motion through space and time as a science.

Physiology Physiology is a branch of the biological sciences dealing with the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of living organisms and its parts.

Political Science Political Science is a branch of the social sciences that studies the principles, practices, processes and structures of government and political systems/ institutions, and uses these results to predict future political behaviour.

Project Management Project management is the academic study of planning, monitoring, organizing and managing all aspects of a project and the motivation of all those involved in it to achieve the project objectives on time and to the specified cost, quality, goals and performance

Psychology Psychology is an academic discipline that studies the mind, mental processes and behaviour in humans and other animals.

Public Health Public health is the study and practice of protecting and improving the health of a community through the organized efforts of society. The practice of Public Health is derived from research in preventive medicine, health education, control of communicable diseases, application of sanitary measures, and monitoring of environmental hazards.

Social Work Social work is a social science involving the application of social theory and research methods to study and improve the lives of people and the society at large. It incorporates and uses other social sciences as a means to improve the human condition and positively change society’s response to chronic problems.

Sociology

Sociology is the study of society and human social interaction. It adopts systematic methods of empirical investigation to examine the origins, organization, culture, institutions, and development of human society.

Theology & Religious Studies Theology is the rational and systematic study of religion. It is the study of the nature of God and the relationship between human and divine. It is sometimes associated with religious studies where theology is understood as the study of religion from an internal perspective (e.g., a perspective of commitment to a particular religion), and religious studies where religion is studied from an external (secular) perspective.

Tourism Tourism is the business of providing tours and services for tourists with multifarious social, economic and cultural goals. Disciplines related to people, their interests and leisure preferences are studied against the back drop of larger contextual, cultural and historical aspects. Tourists are people who travel to and stay in places outside their usual environment for leisure and purposes that are not related to work.

Veterinary Medicine Veterinary medicine is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of animals. It is vital to the study and protection of animal production practices, herd health and monitoring the spread of disease.

Zoology Zoology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of animals and animal life. It includes the study of the structure, physiology, function, behaviour, development, classification and evolution of animals.

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