Being aggressive and showing that he/she wants to win at all costs.
Showing senior managers/executives that his/her ideas and work are better than
those being advocated by others.
23. Strongly advocating, championing and defending his/her points and perspectives in
meetings and discussions.
Doing whatever it takes in order to achieve his/her performance goals and targets.
Doing what it takes to be successful.
Being an aggressive advocate for his/her interests and agendas.
Carefully following company rules and procedures.
Making sure that he/she follows the informal rules for how “things are done around
Doing his/her job in way that emphasizes efficiency rather than creativity.
Going through the hierarchy of the organization searching for a solution rather than
using his own discretion.
31. Sticking with existing rules and procedures when doing his/her job rather than
Going about solving problems following existing procedures.
Questioning existing rules and/or work procedures, even if it means “rocking the
34. Relying on the existing work processes and procedures when it comes to
completing his/her job responsibilities.