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DISC Profile: C For Compliance

DISC Profile Series

Internal Profile

The Internal Profile reflects the candidate’s true motivations and desires. This is the type of behaviour that often appears outside a working environment, or when an individual is placed under pressure.

External Profile

The External Profile describes the candidate’s perception of the type of behaviour they should ideally project. This shape usually represents the type of behaviour that an individual will try to adopt at work.

Summary Profile

In reality, candidates will usually act in ways consistent with elements from both profiles. The Summary Profile is a combination of the other two graph shapes, describing a person’s likely normal behaviour.

Shift Pattern

The Shift Pattern graph shows the changes between the candidate’s Internal and External Profiles, and so highlights the adaptations the candidate is making to their character.

Style Name:
Driving Analyst Primary Traits:
Passive and Controlled

A behavioural style that combines control and passivity, relating to Compliance in DISC terms, can be described as an Analyst. People of this kind are structured, organised individuals who tend to follow the rules whenever they can. They are interested in precision and order.

Overview: Cautious Accurate Precise Assertive

Values: Procedure (and Results) Seeks: Facts (and Power) Avoids: Uncertainty (and Weakness)

Pressure Response: Evades (may also Dictate)

Approach: Exact Detailed

Strategy: Proof (also responds to Power)

Trait Analysis

Permanent Traits

These are traits common throughout my profile, suggesting that they are often seen in my behaviour, and are also likely to influence my attitudes. My profile indicates the following permanent traits:

  • Accuracy
  • Efficiency
  • Objectivity
  • Sensitivity
  • Technical Potential
  • Self-Motivation
  • Cooperativeness
  • Thoughtfulness


  • Guarded
  • Perceptive
  • Disciplined
  • Organised
  • Accurate
  • Structured
  • Problem solving
  • Researching
  • Objective
  • Systematic

Not only has a highly efficient style, but also a capacity for precise planning that would likely bring into play in most situations.

Has an objective, rational approach to problem solving.

Has a strong problem-solving style, with the capacity to identify solutions, and the dynamism to put them into practice.

Has an affinity for quality and accuracy, and will tend to consider them important in most situations.



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