The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Ren Stinson University of Iowa
Share your thoughts and listen to others
Keep it in the room
Ren = ENTJ ?
Well Researched Instrument
Based on Jung’s Theory
Built for the “normal” population
Four Dimensions of Personality Type
How we interact with the world and where we direct our energy
The kind of information we naturally notice
How we make decisions
Whether we prefer to live in a more structured way or a more spontaneous way
Extraversion Introversion Interest Orientation E I Outer world of actions, objects, and people Inner world of ideas and concepts
Sensing iNtuition Perception S N Immediate reality and direct experience Inferred meanings and relationships
Thinking Feeling Judgment T F Reliability of logical order – cause and effect Priorities based on personal importance and values
Judgment Perception Environment Orientation J P Judging attitude – Control of events and systematic planning Spontaneity – Curious, awaiting events and adapting to them
ENTJ “ Everything’s Fine – I’m in Charge” ENFJ “ The Public Relations Specialist” ESFJ “ What Can I Do For You?” ESTJ “ Taking Care of Business” ENTP “ Life’s Entrepreneurs” ENFP “ Anything’s Possible” ESFP “ Don’t Worry, Be Happy” ESTP “ Let’s Get Busy!” INTP “ Ingenious Problem Solvers” INFP “ Still Waters Run Deep” ISFP “ It’s the Thought That Counts” ISTP “ Doing the Best I Can With What I’ve Got” INTJ “ Competence + Independence = Perfection” INFJ “ Catalyst for Positive Change” ISFJ “ On My Honor, to Do My Duty…” ISTJ “ Take Your Time and Do It Right”
What do you want your peers to know about you that would help in group work or discussion?
What is a great strength that you have to offer your peers when working in group projects or in discussions?