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GREGORC STYLI= DELINEATOR WORD MATRIX

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General Characteristics

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Polysyllabic vocabulary - world of thoughts, mental images Large pieces of information; branches of medicine; if/then reasoning First question - Why are we doing this? An individual likes to work individually - absent-minded Broad concepts handled easily; example: peace and justice "As I think, so I am"

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WHO SAYS SO? Need referent authority Overly analytical - "Cut to ribbons" Form theories and models - scope and sequence important Like challenges that are substantial Usually organized - predictable - reliable- slow to decide Use the word "excellent" often - no dress code Focuses on knowledge as power

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certain college professors certain theologians certain statesmen

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Must be thorough and consistent with expectations

BEHAVIOR Given a task they will: • Determine its location in the world of knowledge • Check the credentials of those who work in the field • Reason that if they do this - then other things will follow • Will work alone and accomplish the task at their own rate


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Variable risk-takers - see many things happening at once Make intuitive leaps, jokes, signals Know answer - may not know how they got it Will not always follow directions

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EVA UATION e Can be anything that helps get the job done • Uses words like superior, superb, and great'

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Likes competition - will stir things up to stimulate interest Dislikes wishy-washy people Impatient - ambivalent to past commitments, doesn't consider practical ramifications Tends to jump to quick and rapid conclusions Won't accept don't and can't Will hesitate to give you a definite position on anything Not strict disciplinarians When blocked will move on


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Understands and lives in a world of feelings and emotions Versatile - has 5 or 6 things going on at once Tend to observe the things others miss Understand the essence of the situation Utilize their sixth sense Quanti-experiences - see world as chunks of activities Poor note takers Like bright and vivid colors Nest makers Sense moods quickly (non-verbal signals)

S1YLE Mind like a sponge - absorbs different information quickly •• Sensationalist AR: Talk at 78 rpm - wor-ld at 45 rpm Likes projects - creatively utilizes others junk Gives others their freedom • Romantic AR: Remembers sensations associated with events Plants, trips, get gifts, memorabilia, the old guard, animated Uses everything to represent other things'

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EXAMPLEs • Pass/Fail • Likes words like super, fantastic, dynamite BEHAVIOR • Can be erratic if situation doesn't feel right to them e Likes to work in groups e Will work to create a comfortable environment o Like to reminisce: sunsets, water, see movies over


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STYLE COMPARISON .\

following ore brief synopses of the style characteristics Category

CS Concrete Sequential

World of Reality

Concrete world of the physical Senses

Ordering Ability

Sequential step-by-step linear progression

'V iew of Time

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Absrrcct Se~en1'ial

of the four dominant channels. AR Abstract Random

Abstract wo~ld of the intellect based upon concrete world Sequential and twodimensional; tree-like

Random nonlinear and multi-dimensional

Discrete units of past, present, future

The present, historical past, and projected future

The moment: time is artificial and restrictive

Think~n9 Processes

Instinctive, methodical, deliberate, structured

Intellectual, logical, analytical, rational

Emotional, psychic. perceptive, critical

Validation Process

Personal proof via the senses: accredited experts

Personal intellectual formulae; conventionally accred ited experts

Inner guidance system

Pocus of At+entton

Material reality: objects of value

Knowledge facts, documentation

Emotional attachments, relationships, and memories Imagination, the arts, ref inement r relationship Subject to emotions, level of interest; critical or impressionable Idealist: emotional, exuberant, transcendent,and intense Emotional and physical freedom; rich: active and colorful Metaphoric, uses gestures and body language: colorful

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Product, prototype, refinement, duplication

Synthesis, theories, models and matrices

Siightlyadverse; speculative, hesitant and slow

Notoriously indecisive, crosschecks, deliberation, fence-straddler Realist: serious, determined, logical, and intellectual

Realist, patient, conservative, and perfection-oriented

E nvironmental Preference

Ordered, practical, quiet, stable

Mentally stimulating, ordered and quiet, non-authoritative

Use of Language

Literal meaning and labels: succinct, logical

Polysyllabic words: precise, rational, highly verbal

Primary Evaluative Words

Good

Excellent

Abstract world of feeling and emotion

CR Concrete Random Concrete world of activity and abstract world of intuition Randomthreedimensional patterns Now: total of the past, interactive present, and seed for the future Intuitive, instinctive, impulsive, independent Practical demonstration; personal proof, rarely accepting of outside authority Applications, methods, processes and ideals Intuition, originality, inventive, and futuristic Open and amenable, often instigator, "rolling stone," "troubleshooter" Realist/idealist: telescopic attitudinal, inquisitive, and independent Stimulus-rich, competitive, free from restriction, amenable Informative, lively, colorful; "words do not convey true mecnino"

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Super, Fantastic, Out-of-Sight, Dynamite

Superior, Great


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