KYKO, an acronym for Know Yourself Know Other, is a psychometric personalityassessment tool designed from the incorporation of existing Personality Theories byBernard Ah Thau Tan to discover yourself and a significant other. The five (5) dimensional model of personality analysis is built based on the following premises:
Human behaviour is motivated by need, satisfaction and deprivation.
Human behaviour is a function of our genes, experiences, cognition and theenvironment.
Human personality lies in the continuum of the static and the dynamic areas.
Human personality lies in the continuum of the normal and the abnormalareas.
Human personality is not static. It is dynamic and alive. It actualizes and de-actualizes with current and future experiences.
No two human beings are alike even though they are identical twins growingup in the same environment due to genetic differences.The
five (5) dimensions
KYKO Personality Profile
are as follows: -
Self Actualization (SA)
A need or desire for achievement, growth, fulfilment and to find meaning in life.
A need or desire for
safety, order, certainties, structure, system and protection.
A need or desire for information, influence, adaptation, change and utilize others for survival and to satisfy and perpetuate dominant needs.
A need or
desire or need for love, care, companionship, belonging, affiliation, socialinteraction and acceptance.
A need or desire for power, status, fame, style, image, recognition, respect, dominanceand to control the environment.
The five dimensions are organized into a superimposed pentagon known as thespider web. The spider web is to interpret patterns of human behaviour based on the