What is The Birkman Method®?

Since 1951, The Birkman Method® has helped individuals and companies reach greater performance levels.

Birkman is an amazing tool for communication, development, and selection that opens the door to greater personal, team and organizational productivity. The Birkman Method is designed to accurately measure:

• Individual performance potential

• Clarify strengths and effective behaviors

• Identify interests and goals

• Identify management styles & thinking styles

• Clarify underlying needs, and bring to light possible stress behaviors

T.H.Enterprise uses The Birkman Method as an incredible tool with a wide range of applications:

• Individual Development

• Team Building

• Team Development

• Career Guidance

• Career Management

• Career Transition

• Executive Coaching

• Leadership Development

• Stress Management

• Workplace Diversity

•Succession Planning

The Birkman Method® reports on 6 major perspectives for participants:

  1. Usual Behavior: behavioral style of dealing with relationships and tasks.

  2. Underlying Needs: needs/expectations in dealing with relationships and tasks.

  3. Stress Behaviors: ineffective style of dealing with relationships or tasks (this is the behavior observed when underlying needs are not met).

  4. Interests: expressed job preference based on the assumption of equal economic rewards.

  5. Work Styles: a variety of dimensions about work such as: work ethic, ideal work environment, leadership styles.

  6. Organizational Focus: priority order of tasks within an organization, including blind spots.

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