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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Assessment – Herrmann Solutions

The person with this profile would be characterized by strong preferences in the controlled, planning, organizational, and structured modes of processing. A study published in the peer reviewed Hbei Research Journal in by J. Where would you place your co—workers and family? It would feature the logical,analytical and rational processing of Upper Left quadrant A and the holistic, creative and synthesizing modes Upper Right quadrant D.

This can translate into an ability to move seamlessly from quadrant to quadrant and mode to mode as the situation requires. Please allow hbd from this email address office hbdi. This would further make evident the preference for the B quadrant since these two quadrants are opposing. The combination of these two preferences can be very powerful if the Lower Left B permits the more imaginative, creative Upper Right D to make its special contribution. Where DISC Personality Tests are focused on How We BehaveTrst 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 hbvi the right hbdj.

Occupations with this profile would be those requiring a combination of logical and analytical problem solving coupled with imaginative and innovative thinking along with administrative and managerial duties. The primary preferences occur across all of the four quadrants. However, his tests were supported by EduMetrics, a company on contract with Herrmann International to evaluate the system, and were therefore not completely independent.


It is quite possible for the primaries in the Upper Left A and in Lower Right C to create an inner conflict for this person because of the quadrants differing characteristics.

Interacting with people would hhdi more energy for this individual. This profile is a singlular dominant profile, the most preferred quadrant being the Upper Left A. His theory was tet on theories of the modularity of cognitive functions, including well-documented specializations in the brain’s cerebral cortex and limbic systems, and the research into left-right brain laterilization by Roger Wolcott SperryRobert OrnsteinHenry Mintzbergand Michael Gazzaniga.

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 Hbdj and D quadrants. Like Manufacturing, Finance as an industry is predominantly left-brained, and rightly so — money and process; getting the right numbers in the right places. Ned Herrmann described dominance of a particular thinking style with dominance with a portion of a brain hemisphere.

The most natural problem solving strategies would include those strategies the individual feels best fit the situation.

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. There is a secondary preference for the Lower Right C quadrant, interpersonal, emotional and spiritual modes of thinking, therefore this person would be able to function in these areas but twst would be less preferred than the D quadrant.

Coupled with this would be the interpersonal,emotional and spiritual aspects of Lower Right C. Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer info kona.

Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument® (HBDI Test)

The secondary in the Tst Left quadrant B and the Upper Right quadrant D hbdu functional in terms of controlled, conservative and organizing modes of processing in the Lower Left Band holistic, creative, and synthesizing modes in the Upper Right D.

Each student will be required to take the HBDI assessment online. This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Description of criterion. I’ll write free-form comments when assessing students Remove points from rubric Testt post Outcomes results to Learning Mastery Gradebook Use this rubric for assignment grading Hide score total for assessment results Cancel Create Rubric. The Upper modes may, for example, be as comfortable with facts, data and theory A as with conceptual frameworks and intuitive insights D.


Bendigo used the insights from the HBDI Thinking Preference model to train their managers with recognising thinking preferences of their people and their clients, and matching their communication style to those preferences.

The tertiary in the Upper Left A quadrant is characterized by the lack, or even avoidance, of logical, analytical, mathematical and rational modes of thinking. The secondary preferences in the Lower Right C, interpersonal, emotional and spiritual modes of processing and Upper Right D quadrant, artistic, creative, and holistic processing would typically be functional.

This profile indicates a clear secondary preference for the emotional, interpersonal processing of Lower Right C as well as a clear secondary for the controlled, conservative, organized processing modes of the Lower Left B quadrant. Occupations would include those in the technical, legal and financial areas, including accounting and tax law, engineering, mathematics and some middle management positions that require little Human Resource involvement.

Individuals with this profile would exhibit strong preferences for logical, analytical and quantitative modes of thinking in the Upper Left A quadrant; in contrast they would also have a preference for the integrative, synthesizing, creative and holistic aspects of Upper Right D. On one occasion, they may be quite controlled and structured: Characteristics associated with this quadrant include creative, imaginative, holistic, synthesizing and integrative processing.

The fourth quadrant Upper Right D is a tertiary and the characteristics of holistic, creative and synthesizing in this quadrant would clearly be lacking or even avoided.

Occupations typical of this profile include human resource professionals and trainers as well as teachers and social workers particularly in heavy caseload positions. We have a tendency to orient ourselves toward professions which attract us and bring us satisfaction. The double dominant right might see their left counterpart as controlling and pedestrian.

This profile is frequently that of professionals in the human resource area, sales persons, teachers, social workers, entrepreneurs, nurses and artists.