Sensing - Intuiting Preference for Gathering Data and Perceiving Stimuli Sensing – Takes in Data from the 5 Senses Intuitive – Takes in Data from a “sixth sense”
Thinking - Feeling Preference for How to Make Decisions Thinker – Logical, Structured, Objective Feeler – Personal, Values-Oriented
Judging - Perceiving Preference for Living and Lifestyle Choices Judging – Planned Living, Organized Life Perceiving – Spontaneous and Flexible
The Four Temperments NF Intuitive Feelers NT Intuitive Thinkers SJ Sensing Judgers SP Sensing Perceivers
NF = Intuitive Feelers Eat, Sleep, Breathe PEOPLE Idealists who serve causes that advance human interest 12 % of the population “It is most important to be in harmony with self and others
NF = Intuitive Feelers ”NF’s at Work Can be so positive that it is difficult for others to disagree As supervisors, they can give too much leeway More concerned with how much they like people than their qualifications “Hi, I’m an NF, and I’m here to help”
NT = Intuitive Thinkers Their driving force in their quest for competence, is to theorize and intellectualize everything 12% of the population “Change for the sake of change produces learning, even if the only thing we learn is that we shouldn’t have changed.”
NT = Intuitive Thinkers NT’s at Work Strategic planners and researchers they can overlook everyday business Can be perceived by others as aloof and an intellectual snob
SJ = Sensing Judger SJ’s purpose in life is to belong to meaningful institutions 38% of the population As judgers they tend to organize SJ’s thrive on procedures
SJ = Sensing Judger SJ’s at Work Make good administrators of systems that require precision and organization They do what needs to be done today-often neglecting what needs to be done tomorrow Great faith in the systems, when things go wrong, it is also the system’s fault “don’t fix what ain’t broke”
SP = Sensing Perceiver Their quest is for action – act now, pay later 38% of the population “authority” is getting done whatever needs to be done forgiveness rather than permission
SP = Sensing Perceiver SP’s at Work Tend to avoid going through channels Like immediate tangible outcomes “when all else fails, read the directions”
Learning Team Type Analysis
In this assignment, you will analyze your learning team using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. There are four issues to discuss in your learning team before you can prepare the presentation.
Create a type table for your learning team using the one in the Learning Team Type Analysis Table.
Identify commonalities/differences that exist among members.
Identify what strengths your group has as a result of your types.
Identify the challenges you will likely face as a group as a result of your types.