We are inviting heads of our member schools to take the second phase of the Hogan Assessment in March and April 2021 and intend to publish the results of our research in the fall.
This phase will use the Hogan Development Survey (HDS) that measures the personality-related risk factors and blind spots that derail careers. These behaviors might be strengths, but when overused can cause problems at work and in life. Whereas characteristics of the HPI (Phase I) can be seen in a person’s day-to-day behaviors, the performance risks assessed by the HDS will only be seen in situations where a person is not actively managing his or her public image. This might include high stress or change, multi-tasking, task saturation, or poor person-job fit. Phase II will also look at the interplay between the HPI and HDS by those who have taken both assessments.
Each week in September & October 2021 we will publish a report on one of the main HDS topics.
A school thrives when the head and his/her direct reports are a focused, cohesive team that collaborates efficiently and achieves agreed upon goals. At times, however, the whole is less than the parts, whether that’s the result of a change of heads, new members added to the leadership team, or specific challenges testing the group. A sophisticated assessment performed by a Southern Teachers consultant can develop concrete steps for improving the performance of the entire leadership team.
More information about these services will be coming soon.
Contact Rod Chamberlain at 434-295-9122 or Consulting@SouthernTeachers.com
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