product banner
Our Products

TMW 8 AmEng TM CMYK Jan20 4

The Team Management Profile

Work Preferences Explained

An individual's Team Management Profile highlights their major and two related areas of work preferences on the Margerison-McCann Team Management Wheel. Work preferences are explored in terms of:

  • How an individual prefers to relate to others
  • How an individual gathers and uses information
  • How an individual makes decisions
  • How an individual organizes themselves and others

Supporter, helper, tolerant; A collector of information; Dislikes being rushed; Knowledgeable; Flexible

Imaginative; Future-oriented; Enjoys complexity; Creative; Likes research work

Persuader, "seller"; Likes varied, exciting, stimulating work; Easily bored; Influential and outgoing

Analytical and objective; Developer of ideas; Enjoys prototype or project work; Experimenter

Organizes and implements; Quick to decide; Results-oriented; Sets up systems; Analytical

Practical; Production-oriented; Likes schedules and plans; Pride in reproducing goods and services; Values effectiveness and efficiency

Strong on control; Detail-oriented; Low need for people contact; An inspector of standards and procedures

Conservative, loyal, supportive; Personal values important; Strong sense of right and wrong; Work motivation based on purpose.

Additional Information

Areas for Self-Assessment and Key Points of Note additionally enable an individual to develop focused action-plans and improve performance.

Information on Linking helps team members understand how best to communicate with another.

Norm Data is included for comparison of individual work preferences with those of managers worldwide.


The Team Management Profile is used across the world to ignite human potential through a diverse range of applications, including:

  • Team development
  • Leadership development
  • Talent management
  • Quality initiatives
  • Management training
  • Performance review
  • Career development
  • Diversity training
  • Organizational development