The Circumplex is the driving force behind the Human Synergistics performance improvement system. The Circumplex brings together 12 styles of thinking, behaving and interacting and clusters them into three general orientations.
The Constructive Styles
Members interact with others and approach tasks in ways that will help them to meet their higher-order satisfaction needs.
The Passive / Defensive Styles
Members interact with people in ways that will not threaten their own security.
The Aggressive / Defensive Styles
Members approach tasks in forceful ways to protect their status and security.