In this workshop the themes introduced in keynote 1 and expanded upon in seminar IG1 will be developed through the medium of hands on exercises. Giving participants the opportunity to experience first-hand elements of human factors and the relevance to their own personal professional practice.
An appreciation of personality types contributes to improved communication, team working and leadership. Understanding how individuals process information and what their personal strengths and weaknesses maybe improves collective efficiency and outputs.
There are many personality type indicators such as Myers-Briggs; Belbin, Hartman colour personality profile are such examples. In this workshop one such system will be explored and how it impacts on team working.
After the workshop, participants should be able to: • Recognise how we perceive the world around us and react to it; • Describe components of foundation management knowledge; • Practice team building skills in the context of hospital pharmacy.
Educational need addressed
Professionals who work in teams or lead teams need to have an understanding of the impact of personality types on team working and management.
Keywords: personality indicators, Personality types, team working, leadership styles.