Are personality profiles effective for determining employee competencies?

You are not a psychologist, you are a manager.
Personality factors in individuals are something that every company seems to want to assess and change. There is a false belief that is only reinforced by management “I have these certain personality traits therefore for people to be successful like me, they must also have these traits.”

What would cause an adult to desire no autonomy over their work?

A dependent system changes behavior to people who just want to be told what to do, so they can do it. If things go wrong – it is not their fault because they were just doing what they were told. If thing go well – it is not their fault because they were just doing what they were told.

Trust attracting change our view from mechanical to organical change

Most organizational change as well as leadership development efforts fail because the executive team or human resources or consultant – believe that following a predictable path and sharing a recipe is all that people need. I have been guilty of this…

How can I develop a trust attracting company?

Work has the power to be a healing place with mutual trust behaviors or a place of pain with trust repelling behaviors. My argument is that everyone wants to do their best work & have high mutual trust attracting workplaces. They just don’t know what they don’t know, or are working from a bad theory of work.