DISC acronym : various interpretations [nov 2020]

DISC is a family of patterns of four terms respectively beginning by D, I, S, and C.

The DISC patterns can help personal coaching, but not only.

The original DISC pattern was published in 1928 in William Moulton Marston's book Emotions of Normal People [1a].
Since then, the original pattern has been diversely interpretated [1c].

Below is a sample of three interpretations, along with Marston's original pattern.


 To find the answer, you are invited to click on the buttons.


For "Dominance, Inducement, Submission, Compliance", who is the author (owner) : 

For "Directive, Interactive, Supportive, Corrective", who is the author / owner : 

For "Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, Conscientiousness", who is the author / owner : 

For "Delegate, Influence, Support, Command", who is the author / owner : 

 The wording pattern is associated to a coloring pattern [8a][8b]

Note :

The technology use for the gamification of the post is an HTML5 piece of code released in 2014 under open source by Tru Do-Khac (author of this professional blog). 

The code was added to Blogger of Google to build the Personal MOOC, a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to edit and produce on line training modules. In January 2015, the Personal MOOC was elected Trophée IT Innovation Forum by the members of a community of 3000 + French IT Managers (CRIP) [7]



[1a] Emotions of Normal People, William Moulton Marston, Andesite Press (réédition)
[1b] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Moulton_Marston  
[1c] Droit d'auteur, effet des "70 ans" : le cas DISC, X-Propriété-Intellectuelle, sept 2020
[3] https://www.everythingdisc.co.uk/
[4] http://www.geierlearning.com
[6] Disc patterns, L'entreprise numérique créative (post in French)
[7] 5ème IT innovation Forum : le digital à l’honneur, Tristan Karache, iTpro.fr, 30 janvier 2015 (post in French)
[8a] DISC coloring patterns, L'entreprise numérique créative
[8b] A genuine interpretation of DISC : DISC Governance, Gouvernance numérique de l'entreprise numérique créative

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