The Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) is a system to measure and describe The format of the instrument is a question online test, which claims to determine which of the model’s four styles of thinking is a dominant. This activity includes an online test and an online follow up class. plan for a 90 Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument Assessment (HBDI). If you carry out the following on-line test, you can easily and quickly determine your brain hemisphere dominance, i.e. are you left or right brain dominant. The

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HBDI Employee Assessment

The secondaries are represented by the Upper Right A quadrant, logical, analytical, and rational modes and the Lower Left B quadrant: The Lower Right C quadrant is characteristic of interpersonal, emotional, and intuitive thinking modes, while the Upper Left A quadrant is characterized by logical, analytical, mathematical, tets rational modes of thinking.

Customer service representatives, real estate, sales people, tedt assistants, nurses, some secretaries, and homemakers may also show similar profiles. Work that is considered most satisfying would include: This profile is further characterized by absence or avoidance of the logical, analytical and rational processing of the Upper Left A quadrant.

In sharp contrast to these three primaries is the low, avoidance level value for the Lower Right C quadrant. The clear secondary preferences of the upper modes, both Upper Left A and Upper Right D, are also characteristic of this profile, with logical and analytical processing in the Upper Left A quadrant and holistic and creative thinking in the Upper Right D quadrant. The fourth quadrant Upper Right D is a tertiary and the characteristics of holistic, creative and synthesizing hbdu this quadrant would clearly be lacking or even avoided.

This is a double dominant profile tewt the right mode, with the two primary preferences in the Lower Right C quadrant and the Upper Testt D quadrant. Occupations would involve little administrative detail and include positions which would be technically or financially oriented with a strong preference for people interaction or an interpersonal focus, such as investment counselors, technical trainers, science and mathematical educators or social tesst lawyers.

The interpersonal, emotional and spiritual characteristics associated with this quadrant would situationally be avoided.


It is always interesting doing these types of tests as it can give you some insight into the type of person you are, in this case, from a perspective of your thinking style. As opposing modes, double dominant left might perceive their right counterpart as unrealistic and unfocused.

My HBDI profile & what it says about me.

Sign me up for the newsletter! Therefore this person would typically be functional in the processing modes of control, organization, structure and planning. A blue explains the Herrmann Whole Brain model and quadrants as well as the application to problem solving, teams and communication. Occupations would include those in the technical, legal and financial areas, including accounting and tax law, engineering, mathematics and some middle management positions that require little Human Resource involvement.

Based on the HBDI Assessment and Whole Brain tesg, Herrmann International and its global affiliates offer consulting and solutions including workshops, programs, books and games to improve personal or group communication, creativity, and other benefits.

This permits the person to be quite visibly imaginative, intuitive, experimental hbdk innovative yet situationally functional and fairly well-balanced in terms of the logical, analytical, factual modes of thinking from the A quadrant; and interpersonal and emotional from the C quadrant. A person with this profile would be characterized by strong preferences in the controlled, planning, organizational, and structured modes of processing.

Equip your teams with the hest, insights and processes they need to take accountability for their hndi, move past roadblocks and distractions, generate more unique ideas, and reach better decisions and outcomes every time. To a lesser extent, but still functional in processing, are the controlled, organized, planned modes of thinking in the Lower Left B quadrant; the interpersonal, emotional modes of the Lower Right C quadrant and the synthesizing modes of the Upper Right D quadrant.

Where DISC Hbddi Tests are focused on How We BehaveHBDI Tests indicate the way we Think as by understanding how you and your team members think means you can make decisions, solve problems, communicate work with and manage others far more effectively Case Study The flexibility and insight of the HBDI Tests has helped organisations in all industries and a real life case study is Bendigo Bank Like Manufacturing, Finance as an industry is predominantly left-brained, and rightly so — money and process; getting the right numbers in the right places.


Likewise, the visual imaginative approaches of the D quadrant are supported by the expressive, sensory elements of the C quadrant. Bunderson, currently CEO of the non-profit EduMetrics Institute [10] asserts that “four stable, discrete clusters of preference exist”, “scores derived from the instrument are valid indicators of the four clusters”, and “The scores permit valid inferences about a person’s preferences and avoidances for each of these clusters of mental trst.

The hbei in the Upper Right D quadrant would make the characteristics of holistic, artistic and conceptual modes jbdi processing functional, yet secondary in preference.

The tertiary in the Upper Left A quadrant is characterized by the lack, or even avoidance, of logical, analytical, mathematical and rational modes of thinking. The secondary preferences in the Lower Right C quadrant, interpersonal and emotional modes of thinking and the Upper Right D quadrant, hhdi, creative and conceptual modes would be functional, but less preferred.

Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument® (HBDI®)

Occupations typical of this profile would include human resource professionals and those in counseling and helping positions particularly when there is a heavy administrative load. Occupations of this profile typically include secretaries, foreman, office managers, bookkeepers, manufacturers, and business administrators — occupations that typically require highly planned, organized, structured tdst detailed work activities leading to specific results.

It would also be likely to demonstrate sensory intuition or gut feelings. Occupations would include professional contributors in technical, accounting and financial occupations; manufacturing hbci a variety in the management areas where ‘facts and form’ rather than ‘people and concepts’ are the primary focus. This assessment will help students better hbdk their thinking preferences. Mike Beckerleg Partner, Hatch Solutions.

Like nbdi profile families that display multiple preferences, these individuals are faced with certain challenges associated with the multiplicity of their preferences.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The secondaries are represented by the Upper Left A quadrant, logical, analytical, and rational modes and the Lower Left B quadrant, organized, administrative and controlled modes.

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