MBTI- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator


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Myers- Briggs Type Indicator has been extensively used in many Organizations to check the personality of the people. These slides will show what is MBTI and what are your traits.

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MBTI- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

  1. 1. ANSH AGGARWAL CMBA2/1312
  2. 2. • One of the most popular tests is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). • The MBTI was developed and championed by Katharine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Myers. • Inspired by Carl Jung’s ideas about personality types: unique ways in which people perceive and understand the world.
  3. 3. -Knowing your preferences could enable you to find satisfaction in your career and better understand other people
  4. 4. •To find out what work you would love, you need to know yourself •One way of know yourself is through personality assessments • MBTI • Personality Dimensions
  5. 5. §Is NOT about skills, intelligence, abilities, or expertise §Does NOT tell you what you should or can do… ….and what you shouldn't or can’t do §People are influenced by more than their ‘Type’ § environment § culture § education and training § interests and motivations
  6. 6. Your PREFERRED hand Feels natural, you didn’t think about it, it was effortless, looks neat and legible Your NONPREFERRED hand Feels unnatural, had to concentrate, was awkward, looks childlike
  7. 7. Measures your preferences on four different scales
  8. 8. Extraversion How do you prefer to direct and get energy? Introversion Sensing How do you prefer to take in information? INtuition Thinking How do you prefer to make decisions? Feeling Judging How do you prefer to live your life everyday? Perceiving
  9. 9. *Introversion/ Extroversion *Distinguishes a preference for focusing attention on, and drawing energy from, the outer world of people and things versus the inner world of ideas and impressions.
  10. 10. *Intuition/ Sensing *Distinguishes a preference for gathering data directly through the senses as facts, details, and precedents (Sensing) versus indirectly as relationships, patterns, and possibilities (INtuition). *Thinking/ Feeling *Distinguishes a preference for deciding via objective, impersonal logic (Thinking) versus subjective, person- centered values (Feeling).
  11. 11. *Judging/ Perceiving *Distinguishes an outward preference for having things planned and organized (Judging) versus a flexible style based more on staying open to options than deciding (Perceiving).
  12. 12. ISTJ Management Administration Law enforcement Accounting ISFJ Education Health care Religious settings INFJ Religion Counseling Teaching Arts INTJ Scientific or technical fields Computers Law ISTP Skilled trades Technical fields Agriculture Law Enforcement Military ISFP Health care Business Law enforcement INFP Counseling Writing Arts INTP Scientific or technical fields ESTP Marketing Skilled trades Business Law enforcement Applied technology ESFP Health care Teaching Coaching Childcare worker Skilled trades ENFP Counseling Teaching Religion Arts ENTP Science Management Technology Arts ESTJ Management Administration Law enforcement ESFJ Education Health care Religion ENFJ Religion Arts Teaching ENTJ Management Leadership Source: From Introduction to Type and Careers, A.L. Hammer, 1993, Consulting Psychologists Press
  13. 13. Questions? Comments? Thank you!