DiSC Classic Profile Explained

The DiSC Classic Profile is widely used by many organizations and has been around for years.  DiSC Classic Profile is offered in both paper and electronic formats.

The DiSC Classic Paper profile was the first DiSC profile created and used to help improve employees identify their personal strengths in the workplace.  This profile allows individuals and organizations to complete an assessment without the requirement of having access to a computer.

The DiSC Classic Profile comes in a little blue booklet with a graph of the four primary DiSC styles on the front; D, i, S and C.  Then when participants open the booklet, the first two pages provides an overview of the DiSC assessment and instruction on how to complete an assessment.

In this section, a chart is available for participants to tear out and use this chart to tally their results while completing the assessments.

After reviewing the instructions, you should be ready to complete your assessment.

Now let's do it!


DiSC Classic Profile Explained:  Questions

The DiSC Classic Paper profile is based on twenty-eight (28) questions.  These questions use adjectives to describe your behavior.  Each section will have four adjectives for you to select from which you identify behaviors that are most like you or least like you.  Keep in mind that this is an assessment, not a test, therefore there is no right or wrong answer.  The assessment provides you with insight into your behaviors and how you respond to given situations in the workplace.

DiSC Classic Profile Explained:  Scoring

After responding to all twenty-eight (28) questions, participants tally their scores.  Scoring the DiSC Classic Profile uses shapes and letters.  So you will have to count how many stars, or triangles etc. did you get on your assessment.  Each column tallied will equal to twenty-eight (28).  

Next, you subtract Graph 1, most like you column, from Graph II, the least like you column.  This provides the difference which is entered into Graph III.

DiSC Classic Profile Explained:  Results

Now that you have tallied your results, the numbers that you have on Graph I, Graph II, and Graph III are plotted on the chart for Graph I, Graph, 2, and Graph III.  Plot each section of the D, i, S, and C on all the graphs, this then provides you with your segment numbers and your classical patterns results.

Your DiSC classic pattern description is your final score and identifies where you are placed on the DiSC model.  For example, if your segment result is 2167, you turn to page ten (10) in the report to find 2167, and the name of that classical pattern.  

Finally, you should read the description of your DiSC classical pattern.  Review it to see how closely the description aligns with your patterns and behaviors.  Consider behaviors are like you and what in the description seems off.  Then discuss your results with a trusted partner to see how they experience you in the workplace, and if the description provided aligns with how you behave.

DiSC Classic 2.0 Profile Explained:  Electronic Version

The DiSC Classic 2.0 profile was so successful and led to the creation of the electronic version of the DiSC Classic Profile.  

The DiSC Classic 2.0 Profile electronic version uses the original DiSC classic profile to provide participants with results of their DiSC personality style.  Similar to the paper version, participants respond to twenty-eight questions using adjectives to describe their behaviors.  

The system provides you with results instantly.  You will learn about their DiSC dimensions, tendencies, needs, preferred environment and strategies for effectiveness.  You will become more aware of your strengths and weaknesses.  Finally, you will learn your DiSC classical pattern.

DiSC Classic 2.0 Plus Profile Explained:  Electronic Version

The DiSC Classic 2.0 plus profile everything incorporated into the DiSC Classic Profile and the DiSC Classic 2.0 profile.

The DiSC Classic 2.0 plus additional content to help managers to discover their personal strengths such as strategies on management:  strategies on managing, approach to managing others, strategies for sales management, and strategies on individual approach to selling.


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