MBTI

MBTI History 
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® was developed by Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother, Katharine Cook Briggs, to make C.G. Jung's theory of psychological type practical and useful in people's lives.  MBTI is one of the most widely used personality instruments in the world. Its ease of use, high statistical validity and reliability make it one the most respected personality instruments that exist.  The test/retest measurement is very accurate, in 75% of cases, individuals will test the same in 3 of the 4 dimensions.

a bank that is procedures driven hierarchical bottom line operation can be described as ISTJ. careers. performance appraisal. an entrepreneurial. communication. teamwork (particularly quality systems). counselling. strategic thinking.g. The type code can be a shorthand for the way things are done around here e.Application of MBTI in organizational context  The MBTI has applications in diagnosing organisational issues. leadership and stress management  Organizations themselves also have a type. flexible actively changing organization like a merchant bank can be seen as ENTP .

Dimensions 4 dimensions 4*4 sub dimensions .

Flow of energy Extraverted: Outward Focus  Social able  Outgoing  Friendly  Need to expend their energy to the outside world.  They focus on the "object´ Introverted-Inward Focus  Reserved  private  quiet  need to expend their energy internally  have their share of private time to recharge their batteries  They focus on the "subject". .

Information collecting style Sensors: Focus on what is tangible  Discreet  Present  Realistic  Actual  Fact  Specific  Intuitive : Focus on what is abstract  Random  Future  Conceptual  Theoretical  Fantasy  General .

Decision making style THINKING: Focus on logic  Far more critical and analytical  judgments based of subjective logic (or personal biases).  decisions without including their personal beliefs and values  Approach most situations more "scientifically´  Firm Minded  Detached FEELING: Focus on emotions  decisions subjectively  more in tune with others 'feelings and emotional needs than thinkers  Are not as well developed logically  expend lots of energy in their desire to meet and understand other peoples' emotional state.  Tender Hearted  Humane .

Lifestyle that we prefer  PRECIEVING: Focus on flexibility  JUDGER -Focus on decision         Pending Wait and See Flexible Adapt Openness Tentative What deadlines?  Spontaneous       Resolved Decided Fixed Difficulty in adapting Closed Definite Deadline schedule .

Various Personality Types .

interested in security and peaceful living. responsible.  They can usually accomplish any task once they have set their mind to it.  Well-developed powers of concentration. they work steadily towards identified goals. and dependable.The Duty Fulfillers  Serious and quiet.  Usually interested in supporting and promoting traditions and establishments.ISTJ . .  Extremely thorough. Well-organized and hard working.

Uncomplicated in their desires. Risk-takers who they live for the moment.ISTP . but not overly concerned with respecting laws and rules if they get in the way of getting something done. they excel at finding solutions to practical problems.  Loyal to their peers and to their internal value systems.  Detached and analytical.  Usually interested in and talented at extreme sports.The Mechanics  Quiet and reserved.  Excellent skills with mechanical things. interested in how and why things work. .

ISFJ . Can be depended on to follow through. kind.  Well-developed sense of space and function.  Usually puts the needs of others above their own needs. . and conscientious.The Nurturers  Quiet.  Extremely perceptive of other's feelings. they value security and traditions.  Rich inner world of observations about people. Interested in serving others.  Stable and practical.

The Artists  Quiet. .ISFP.  Loyal and faithful. sensitive and kind. and aesthetic appreciation for beauty. Extremely well-developed senses.  Do not like conflict. serious.  Likely to be original and creative. and not likely to do things which may generate conflict.  Not interested in leading or controlling others.  Flexible and open-minded. Enjoy the present moment.

INFJ. original.  Well-developed value systems which they strictly adhere to.  Likely to be individualistic. and sensitive.  Tend to stick to things until they are done.The Protectors  Quietly forceful. rather than leading or following. and concerned for their feelings.  Well-respected for their perseverance in doing the right thing. .  Extremely intuitive about people.

Mentally quick.  Adaptable and laid-back unless a strongly-held value is threatened.  Extremely loyal.  Well-developed value system.  Usually talented writers. Interested in serving humanity. . and able to see possibilities.  Interested in understanding and helping people. reflective.INFP -The Idealists  Quiet. which they strive to live in accordance with. and idealistic.

but will follow if they trust existing leaders. Driven to derive meaning from their visions. Have an exceptional ability to turn theories into solid plans of action. Have very high standards for their performance. analytical. Longrange thinkers. .INTJ. Natural leaders. competence. Highly value knowledge. and determined. and the performance of others. and structure.The Scientists      Independent. original.

 Individualistic. having no interest in leading or following others. .  Exceptionally capable and driven to turn theories into clear understandings. hard to get to know well. Highly value knowledge. original. competence and logic.INTP -The Thinkers  Logical.  Quiet and reserved. Can become very excited about theories and ideas. creative thinkers.

 Living in the here-and-now. . adaptable. "Doers" who are focused on immediate results. they're risk-takers who live fast-paced lifestyles.  Extremely loyal to their peers.ESTP-The Doers  Friendly.  Great people skills. Impatient with long explanations. action-oriented. but not usually respectful of laws and rules if they get in the way of getting things done.

 Exceptionally capable in organizing and running activities.ESTJ-The Guardians  Practical.  Loyal and hard-working. and organized. traditional.  "Good citizens" who value security and peaceful living. Not interested in theory or abstraction unless they see the practical application. . Likely to be athletic.  Like to be in charge.  Have clear visions of the way things should be.

they love new experiences.  They dislike theory and impersonal analysis.ESFP-The Performers  People-oriented and fun-loving.  Well-developed common sense and practical ability.  Living for the moment. . they make things more fun for others by their enjoyment.  Interested in serving others.  Likely to be the center of attention in social situations.

and conscientious.  Well-developed sense of space and function. Interested in serving others. Feel strong sense of responsibility and duty.ESFJ -The Caregivers Warm-hearted. popular. Tend to put the needs of others over their own needs. Value traditions and security.     . Need positive reinforcement to feel good about themselves.

Open-minded and flexible. and creative.ENFP-The Inspirers       Enthusiastic. Great people skills. Able to do almost anything that interests them. Excited by new ideas. with a broad range of interests and abilities. Need to live life in accordance with their inner values. but bored with details. . idealistic.

 Externally focused. and leading group discussions.  Usually dislike being alone.  Very effective at managing people issues. with outstanding people skills. with real concern for how others think and feel.  Interested in serving others.ENFJ -The Givers  Popular and sensitive.  They see everything from the human angle. and probably place the needs of others over their own needs . and dislike impersonal analysis.

 Enjoy debating issues.  Good at a broad range of things.  They get very excited about new ideas and projects.  They enjoy people and are stimulating company. and intellectually quick.The Visionaries  Creative.ENTP.  Excellent ability to understand concepts and apply logic to find solutions. .  Generally outspoken and assertive. but may neglect the more routine aspects of life. resourceful. and may be into "one-up-man ship".

 Excellent ability to understand difficult organizational problems and create solid solutions.  They value knowledge and competence.The Executives  Assertive and outspoken .  Intelligent and well-informed. and usually have little patience with inefficiency or disorganization .ENTJ. they usually excel at public speaking.they are driven to lead.

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