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Professional Development Plan
Jeri Schmidt
LDR 531
2 November 2015
Donald Frey

Professional Development Plan As a manager of a team, we will be faced with different personalities, capabilities, and motivation. As a manager, it will be our job to observe our team and make a plan to achieve goals based on our team’s characteristics, abilities, and motivation. We will need to assess our team member’s skills, strengths, and weakness to help them reach their career goals. The following is a professional development plan to help our team reach career advancement and goals. This action plan will help team members improve their overall skills, strengths, weaknesses, and job performance. The PDP is designed as a plan of action to helps team members exceed their standards while achieving their goals.
Assessment and Evaluation Kimishia Dabney
The Assessor. Ms. Dabney scored cautious interactive on her DISC assessment. The cautious side of Ms. Dabney represents her persistent and analytical way of thinking. Ms. Dabney is very detailed oriented and more focused on content rather than style. Ms. Dabney is a thinker and enjoys making processes better. Ms. Dabney requires additional time to ensure her work is completed completely. Ms. Dabney has very high expectations for herself and those who work with her. Ms. Dabney cannot be rushed when making decisions. She must compare, analyze, and calculate, before making a decision. Ms. Dabney is a very friendly person and enjoys being recognized for her contribution. Ms. Dabney enjoys relationship oriented tasks, which is why she is gifted with people skills and communication. Ms. Dabney is a very influential person who can easily excite people over an idea. (University of Phoenix, 2015)
Ms. Dabney is a quick thinker, but cannot be rushed. She thinks before she acts. Ms. Dabney must be addressed respectfully and with…...

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