The LSI is in two categories: Constructive Style and Aggressive/ Defensive Style. As the above diagram shows, I consistently was in the Constructive Style. Constructive style is consisted of Pragmatist, Self-Empowered, Conciliator, and Relationship Builder. Pragmatist is characterized by the belief that conflicts are expected and can be useful in achieving goals and practical solutions to problems. Self-Empowered reflects the view that conflict is not just a practical reality but virtual force for personal and social development. Conciliator represents the belief that people are basically well-intentioned and wants to work through their differences in mutually-beneficial and fair ways. Relationship Builder characterized by belief that conflict is a natural part of living and working together; as long as people value their relationships, they will find ways to work out their differences. (pg 14 LSI Conflict) The LSI, in my opinion, suggests that constructive styles reflects self-enhancing thinking and conflict that contribute to one’s level of satisfaction, ability to develop healthy relationships and works effectively with people, and proficiency at accomplishing tasks.
Power 8 o’clock style is my limiting thinking style, where I lack in taking responsibilities on my own by my choice. The style requires the ability to get control of people in authoritative manner, it resist suggestion by others, sees other as selfish, dictatorial in nature, aggressive and having less confidence in people. Even though I agree to influence other I should take first step and taking situation in my hand but because to my supportive and cooperative nature I have soft attitude with people. I am aware of my lacking ability of demonstrating my whole strength to higher management, but then again I like to give opportunity to other first to display his leadership style. I wanted to show my strength to be available on as last option, and like to give