The FIRO-B® (Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior™) instrument helps individuals understand their behavior and the behavior of others. With the insights of an individual’s interpersonal needs it can help improve workplace interactions.
The FIRO-B tool examines three fundamental dimensions of interpersonal needs:
recognition, belonging, participation,contact with others, and how you relate to groups
influence, leadership, responsibility, and decisionmaking you relate to groups
closeness, warmth, sensitivity, openness, and relating to others
The FIRO-B assessment also indicates preferences in regard to two distinct aspects of each of these needs areas:
Help leaders and executives unlock improvement in performance by better meeting the needs of peers and subordinate.
Can be integrated in team-building initiatives and communication workshops by increasing awareness that different people have different needs.
Provides critical insights into how an individual’s need for inclusion, control and affection can shape their interaction with others.
The FIRO-B is a level B instrument, which means to access and administer this assessment you must be a trained and certified practitioner. Our qualification level requirements help ensure that each practitioner fully understands the best and most ethical way to administer, interpret and apply the FIRO-B assessment.
The FIRO-B® assessment is available to level B qualified Canadians only.
We offer the FIRO Certification Program, that will qualify you in the professional and ethical administration of the FIRO assessments, and upon completion of the program you will become certified to administer the instrument and the reports.
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