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SU15 INT64 Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Transcript of SU15 INT64 Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Overview of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
Looking at MBTI preferences
MBTI PROVIDES A FRAMEWORK
A better understanding of WHO YOU ARE
How to balance challenges
A better understanding of OTHERS
How to manage differences
Understanding your preferences helps you APPROACH WORK in a manner that
WHAT IS THE MBTI?
One of the most widely used psychological assessment tools
Used to understand human personality differences
Based on the work and theory of psychologist Carl Jung
Developed in 1940's by Isabel Briggs-Meyers and Katherine Briggs
Well researched and well tested for reliability
Write your name with your DOMINANT hand.
MBTI speaks to PREFERENCES.
There is no wrong or right way,
just a matter of preference.
Extraversion/Introversion (E or I)
Sensing/Intuition (S or N)
Thinking/Feeling (T or F)
Judging/Perceiving (J or P)
EXTRAVERSION vs. INTROVERSION
Where do you get your energy from?
Where do you prefer to focus your attention?
Energy = external
Constantly looking for interactions
Thinks out loud
Cultivates many friendships
Jumps from one subject to another
Speaks before thinking
Energy = Internal
Thinks before speaking
Cultivates a few, close friendships (3-5 very important core group)
Speaks in depth about one subject
SENSING vs. INTUITION
How do you prefer to take in information?
The Big Picture?
What might be?
Real and tangible results
Focused on present
Observant of specific details
Prefer to take on info using five senses: see, hear, touch, taste, smell
Sees patterns and connections
Focus on meanings, associations, and relationships
Thinks outside the box
THINKING vs. FEELING
Do you evaluate & make decisions through...
Logic and Reason
Values and Relationships
JUDGING vs. PERCEIVING
Do you orient your life by...
Organizing the external world
Responding to the external world
Seeks information and criteria
Looks for cause and effect
This then that
Laws and Logic
Focuses on reason
Trusts facts or principles
Seeks information and worth
Circumstantial (ie boss, teacher)
Focuses on harmony
Sees others points of views
Concerned with how others will feel and how their choices effect others
Does NOT mean:
Does NOT mean:
Orientated to deadlines
Likes organization and sequence
Makes lists and uses them
Upset if changes to plans occur
Opinions may be strong
Seeks closure/Needs things to be completed
Often uncomfortable with taking in new data while completing a task
Have a difficult time with deadlines
Look for new situations
Makes lists and loses them
May appear "wishy washy"
Hard to pin down
Has difficulty with deadlines
GUESS WHAT YOUR
Each of us has our own preferred way of doing things.
Using your PREFERRED hand allows you
to write quickly, easily, and effectively.
Your NON-PREFERRED hand
works more slowly, painstakingly, and less effectively.
Switch and write your name
with your NON-DOMINANT hand.
Do you take in information through...
How do you make decisions?
How do you deal with the outer world?
You arrive at a party.
What do you pay attention to?
Talk about this object.
You are the head of HR and need to fire an employee due to budget cuts.
How do you go on vacation?
I plan in advance
I just go
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
The Four Preferences
Personal MBTI Results
Clarity of preferences
Relation to potential careers
16 Personality Types
How about the NON-PREFERRED way?
MBTI instrument is an indicator, not a test.
Does not measure IQ.
Instrument gives you results you can use in:
exploration of tasks and occupations that appeal to you
Let's Take a Look
Careers to Consider: Themes!
What do they have in common with each other? Then, what do they have in common with you?
Think of what you
when you do not have outside pressures to behave a certain way
We all use both ways of perceiving but we typically prefer and trust one more.
Organize Our World
How did you feel doing it your PREFERRED way?
Why is it important to understand and know our preferences?