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Letter to Our Fellow CBCs

自2006年,Distinctions Asia通過與HKMA及其他商業夥伴合作,舉辦DISC行為分析師認證課程,至今已認證近1200位CBC同學 (Certified Behavioral Consultant)。近日收到多位CBC的信息,指一些業內機構將我們的課程比較,甚至作出針對性言論,讓我們必須正視和回應。 有關DISC與行為及個性分析 Dr. William Moulton Marston在1928年的著作Emotions of Normal People 中首先提出DISC這個理論。有別於其他分析工具, DISC是通過觀察及了解人的行為 (Behaviors,即冰山的水面部份),從而去掌握了解四類性格風格 (Personality Styles)。 如果指出DISC只是用作了解行為,而不是去運用於性格分析的話,並不完全恰當,因為Dr. William Moulton Marston是基於想了解犯罪者背後導致其犯罪行為的原因,才開始建立理論去分析各種可能的因素,例如遺傳、價值觀等,從而發展出今天的DISC。 有關DISC與激勵 同時,Dr. William Marston在當時研究DISC理論的時候,行為、相應的激勵因素、學習動機及情緒變化本身就是DISC的研究核心 (Integrative Psychology, 1931),若指「填補DISC在激勵方面的不足」,似乎對Dr. William Moulton Marston學者原先創立的理論的認知有所欠缺。 DISC理論由1928年開始,已非一個「單維度」的分析工具,由最初的縱向研究 : 情境行為(Contextual Behaviors) 與性格、信念、遺傳的關係,加上三個圖表分析配合橫向的影響因素例如動機 、激勵因子;再到近代的動態分析 : 壓力 - 需求 - 行為 (SNB),正如我們在課程上常言 - "DISC can be a handy tool, but never simple"。 事件有感 其實在我們過去的認證課程裏,很多參加者都問我們為什麼會在課堂裏提刊到其他分析工具的好處,甚至會推薦他們學習其他工具。 在我們的角度來看,其實分析工具沒有最好,只在於能否有效地運用在不同情況以解決不同的問題需要。我們樂於見到更多機構舉辦與DISC相關的教育,更多人認識及領會到DISC的好處。 但對於一些機構針對我們的課程內容,作出看似真實,但似乎不太可靠的論述,讓我們須正視和回應。 我們的DISC行為分析師認證課程來自Institute for Motivational Living, USA...

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