The Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) is a system to measure and describe The format of the instrument is a question online test, which claims to determine which of the model’s four styles of thinking is a dominant. This activity includes an online test and an online follow up class. plan for a 90 Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument Assessment (HBDI). If you carry out the following on-line test, you can easily and quickly determine your brain hemisphere dominance, i.e. are you left or right brain dominant. The

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Where DISC Personality Tests are focused on How We Behave twst, HBDI Tests indicate the way we Think as by understanding how you and your team members think means you can make decisions, solve problems, communicate work with and manage others far more effectively Case Study The flexibility and insight of the HBDI Tests has helped organisations in all industries and a real life case study is Bendigo Bank Like Manufacturing, Finance as an industry is predominantly left-brained, and rightly so — money and process; getting the right numbers in the right places.

The degree to which anyone of the three primaries, A, B or D, became the lead quadrant would depend on the tesr preference for that quadrant. The secondary is in Upper Right D quadrant. Therefore this person would typically be functional in the processing modes of control, organization, structure and planning.

This profile hvdi relatively well balanced, yet clearly the descriptors of the Upper Right D hbdii are secondary. The secondary in bhdi Upper Right D quadrant would make the characteristics of holistic, artistic and conceptual modes of processing functional, yet secondary in preference. This would indicate a strong preference for the analytical, rational and logical processing of the Upper Left A; and an equally strong preference for the controlled, structured and organized modes associated with the Lower Left B quadrant.

As you can see, I am very strong in my bhdi thinking style with a heavy emphasis on maths. The two remaining quadrants are expressed as tertiaries. People with this profile are typically found in occupations such as entrepreneurs, facilitators, advisers, hdbi, sales oriented leaders, and artists.

The Lower Right C quadrant is characteristic of interpersonal, emotional, and intuitive thinking modes, while the Upper Left A quadrant is characterized by logical, analytical, mathematical, and rational modes of thinking. This profile is further characterized by absence or avoidance of the logical, analytical and rational processing of the Upper Left A quadrant.

Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer info kona. A 2—3—1—1 indicates an intermediate preference use in the A quadrant, a low preference use least in the B quadrant and a strong preference prefer in the C and D quadrants. The secondary preference appears in the Lower Left B, while the least preferred quadrant, expressed as a tertiary, is in the Upper Left A quadrant.


This criterion is hgdi to a Learning Outcome Description of criterion. The Tesh Right D quadrant, characteristic of holistic, imaginative, synthesizing and integrative processes, would be tertiary or of low preference. The fact that under stress I don’t change is interesting as my most of my colleagues varied a lot, with quite a few reverting to a less dominant quadrant as their default setting.

Trst that would be typical of persons with this profile would include artists, sales representatives, entrepreneurs, human resource professionals, teachers and trainers. This section contains descriptions of the 40 most frequently occurring profiles.

For example, a person who has the imagination to create a new business, but is not well suited to operating it or maintaining it over the long term. This profile is a singular dominant profile with the most preferred quadrant being the Lower Right C quadrant. The interpersonal, emotional and spiritual characteristics tet with this quadrant would situationally be avoided.

On one occasion they may be quite controlled and structured; in another situation quite loose and free-wheeling.

The secondary of this profile is in the Upper Right D quadrant, in which the characteristics of imaginative, holistic and synthesizing modes would be functional, yet clearly secondary in comparison with the primary left hemisphere modes.

The tertiary in quadrant A, along with the secondary preferences in the B and D quadrants, reinforces the strength of the Lower Right C quadrant. This profile is a double dominant profile with the two primaries falling in the Lower Left B and Lower Right C quadrants. This individual would be more experimental than safe-keeping and more rest than controlled. The chart below shows the percentage of profiles that have single, double, triple or quadruple dominance:.

Individuals with this profile would, typically, be capable of functioning in the three secondaries B, C and D but the clear preference would be that of Upper Left A.

Occupations typical of individuals with this profile would include human resource professionals, technical administrators, foremen, legal and technical secretaries and some in middle management hbd where the work requirements for D quadrant input are very low.

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The profile is characterized by very strong preferences in conservative thinking and controlled behavior with a desire for organization and structure as well as detail and accuracy B quadrant. This is a multi-dominant profile that would be characterized by the well-balanced processing modes of Upper Left A analytical, logical and rational processing: Therefore, this person would, typically, be functional in the processing modes of control, organization structure and planning of Lower Left B, as well as interpersonal, emotional and spiritual in Lower Right C.


This profile is a singular dominant profile with the most preferred being the Lower Right C quadrant. Examples would be chief executive officers, chairmen of the board, and other executive officers with multi-functional responsibilities.

Seems fair enough, but it certainly isn’t what I do for a living, although my creative mind does come into it given the scope I have to do my job role with a great deal of autonomy.

The tertiary in Lower Left B would indicate an avoidance or lack of preference for control, planning, organization and structure. The Lower Left features control, structure,planning,organizing,and conservative modes of processing.

Views Read Edit View history. This profile would be characterized by processing modes of Upper Left A-the analytical, logical, and rational processing; and the interpersonal, emotional, and intuitive thinking modes of the Lower Right C. Occupations of people with this profile typically include: Can’t change a rubric once you’ve started using it.

Occupations would involve those with less administrative detail and more attention to broad concepts, strategic planning as compared to operational planning and those occupations tending towards a more ‘generalized’ nature.

My HBDI profile & what it says about me.

The general lack of preference in the two left hemisphere quadrants A and B hbci, would reinforce the strength of the primaries in right quadrants C and D and this person would clearly be seen as intuitive, holistic, interpersonal, creative and imaginative.

The Upper Right ybdi holistic, conceptual, creative and synthesizing. Each student will be required to take the HBDI assessment online. The primary in D would express itself in creative, holistic, synthesizing and artistic modes of thinking.

Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument® (HBDI Test)

A tertiary preference in the Lower Right C quadrant would be demonstrated by a lack of preference for interpersonal, emotional and spiritual modes of thinking. In particular, preferences for logical, analytical, quantitative modes of thinking in the Upper Left A quadrants, along with integrative, synthesizing, imaginative and holistic aspects of the Upper Right D quadrant are exhibited.

BOTH the Upper and Lower dominant families of profiles unite distinct thinking processes in a synergistic interchange. This results in a cognitive, intellectual approach. The bbdi of the instrument is a question online test, which claims to determine which of the model’s four styles of thinking is a dominant preference.

The double dominant right might see their left counterpart as controlling and pedestrian.