Thomas International method

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Thomas International method
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Thomas International - is the personal profile analysis based on the theory of William Marston, American psychologist - who argued that human behavior is a function of the environment where it lives and depending on the nature of that environment a person can manifest as an active or passive attitude. The theory that he used another psychologist Thomas Hendricson and in 1956r. based on this, concluded that the attitudes depends on the personality and abilities. After that Hendricson developed Thomas International method, which diagnoses 4 dimensions of individuals of work team:

  • Domination - specifies the business kind of man, achieving the objectives, even in adverse conditions. People with a high D coefficient are determined, motivated by difficult task and power.
  • Good communication skills – defines the relationship of that person with other people. A high value of K means that people are very sociable, open and expressive.
  • Stabilization – defines the desire for security and stability. High S gives a picture of the conscientious and systematic person, which likes teamwork and is able to plan and draw conclusions.
  • Adaptation - defines ability to adapt to standards. High A demonstrates insight and perfection of a person. Established laws and regulations are very important to such person.

Measurement of the aforementioned features gives an analysis of Personality Profile, which is the first element of this method. This image is based on the self-assessment test as the same person should determine which he likes the most or least. Second step is Profession-graph, which defines the desirable characteristics of personality required for given work position. The method is an adaptation to personal profile to Profession-graph to best use the human potential.

Thomas International method stands out for its humanitarian character focused on the use of human potential as much as possible.