Thomas Crabtree

Purchasing Manager

  • A-Level

Technical skills

Negotiation

Summary

Personality
How they behave
Motivations
What they want to do
Reasoning
What they are capable of doing

Shape

Behavioural style

SHAPE SHAPE + DRIVE
Highly motivating aspect that will make them feel fulfilled.
Influence
Influence

Definition

Build relationships / Take the lead / Unite and mobilise

Behaviours in the "influence" category are linked with providing direction. They include developing a professional network, managing teams, making decisions and being motivated to get ideas across. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to mobilise others and the way they establish relationships.

Build relationships
Take the lead
Unite and mobilise
Cooperate
Cooperate

Definition

Communicate with diplomacy / Provide support / Work collaboratively

Behaviours in the "Cooperate" category are linked to facilitating collective work. They include mediating interactions between people, solving conflict, making use of the team's resources, and providing support for others. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to evolve within a group.

Communicate with diplomacy
Provide support
Work collaboratively
Think
Think

Definition

Anticipate challenges / Develop a vision / Innovate

Behaviours in the "think" category are linked to conceiving projects. They include designing strategies, identifying project risks, evaluating tasks and activities, and contributing new ideas. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to process abstract rather than practical concepts.

Anticipate challenges
Develop a vision
Innovate
Act
Act

Definition

Take initiative / Plan and organise / Inspect and Improve

Behaviours in the "act" category are linked to obtaining results. They include launching projects, implementing action plans, monitoring outcomes, or controlling production quality. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to understand practical rather than abstract concepts.

Take initiative
Plan and organise
Inspect and Improve
Feel
Feel

Definition

Spread enthusiasm / React swiftly / Handle stress

Behaviours in the "feel" category are linked to controlling one's emotions. They include managing stress, investing one's energy, and radiating a positive vibe. These behaviours provide insight on a person's natural ability to express and channel their emotions in different contexts.

Spread enthusiasm
React swiftly
Handle stress
Development potential
Highly developed:
Higher than 80% of people
Well developed:
Higher than 60% of people
Moderately developed:
Higher than 40% of people
Slightly developed:
Lower than 60% of people
Undeveloped:
Lower than 80% of people

Personal style: Partner

Producing high quality work is a priority for Thomas Crabtree. Thorough, precise and structured, they strive to avoid mistakes in their work. Their diligent attitude is the result of the importance they place on other people's point of view. They listen to ideas, suggestions, and feedback. They are therefore easy to work with, giving others space, providing support as needed, and performing their tasks meticulously.

Main strengths

Relationship management
  • They involve others in decision-making and are a team player.
  • They get straight to the point, avoid overstating.
  • They find it easy to socialize and are approachable.
Work management
    They tackle one task at a time to avoid losing their focus.
    They strive for excellence and are not satisfied with the bare minimum.
    They have a practical approach, geared towards action.
Emotional management
    They ensure their decisions are reliable by assessing the outcomes.
    They are responsive, very energetic and have a sense of urgency.
    They show discernment and make judgments based on facts.

Talents

#lead #attentive #approachable #straightforward #takes part #focused #practical #conservative #initiative #responsive #factual #reassuring

Areas of improvement

    They could be quicker to decide when the team does not manage to reach an agreement. This would allow them to advance more rapidly.
    They could communicate more effectively by further advocating for their ideas.
    They could probably be more focused on the job at hand if they limited their interactions.

Drive

What motivates them the most...

Working in a fun environment
Having influence
Having a positive impact on the world

What motivates them the least...

Focusing on aesthetics
Having clearly defined tasks
Having an attractive salary

How they manage their energy

Thomas Crabtree's main drivers lead them to prioritise stability. They channel their energy into getting sound bearings and establishing reliable points of reference. They enjoy being able to establish an even rhythm for their daily activity at work. They avoid making decisions that may put them in a position of uncertainty.

The activities they prefer

SUPPORT
Interact

Supporting others is essential for Thomas Crabtree. They attach considerable importance to creating strong bonds with those around them, and having their backs. On the contrary, they can find competitiveness frustrating.

PROMOTE
Interact

Thomas Crabtree particularly enjoys investing themselves in the promotion of a project. They are passionate about advocating a product or project to stakeholders or team members. They draw significant satisfaction from carrying out presentations or making sales.

ANALYSE
Reflect

Thomas Crabtree truly invests themselves in the analysis of factual data. They enjoy drawing conclusions from rational elements. However, it is an activity that can also frustrate them because they have a strong need for approval, and this can sometimes conflict with the need to maintain an objective view of situations.

The work environment they prefer

#fun #rule #relaxed #demand #friendly #hierarchy #humour #proximity #order

Their management style

COACH
Try this
DIRECTIVE
Do what I tell you

What this means

Thomas Crabtree is a manager who provides clear standards. They let everyone know what is expected of them. They position themselves as a mentor and accompany their employees in their development. They are present and make employees feel empowered to grow.

The management style they seek

EMPATHETIC
Collaborators first
PARTICIPATIVE
And you, what do you think?

Their ideal manager

Thomas Crabtree expects a manager to be concerned foremost with the team's well-being. They need a manager who will listen to them with compassion, and who takes individual limitations into account. The leader who inspires them and whom they trust is one who acknowledges human aspects instead of focusing solely on results. They are motivated by teamwork and collective development.

The culture in which they blossom

Flexibility Control Relationships Results Collaboration Innovation Organisation Competition
Best fit
Good fit

The ideal culture for them

Thomas Crabtree has the capacity to thrive in a wide range of cultures. There is no standard approach or environment that suits them better than others. They find advantages and drawbacks in every type of work environment. Their level of commitment will therefore not be determined by the culture of the company, but rather by whether their role has the potential to make them feel fulfilled. If their main motivational factors are satisfied by the role, they will be capable of adapting and thriving in any environment.


brain

Their way of thinking

Preferred tasks Complex

Capacity to comprehend new and strategic subjects.

Decision-making Prudent

Tendency to take the time to make the most of available resources.

Learning style Innovate

Ability to easily assimilate new concepts through analysis.

How they learn new skills and concepts

Brilliant from an intellectual point of view, Thomas Crabtree tends to easily assimilate foreign concepts. They are able to understand new or complex subjects without needing to put them into practice. This means they can develop their skills by researching and reading on diverse subjects. They need to be intellectually stimulated by their work, and might get easily bored otherwise.

Thomas Crabtree's spontaneous nature leads them to learn by testing out concepts and techniques themselves. They finds that the best way to acquire new knowledge is to first try, develop their understanding through failure, and then try again. They can sometimes lack patience. To assimilate new ideas or new knowledge, they first need to experiment by themselves.