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  • Javoncia introduces the first three slides (2 minutes). Spend most time on the 2nd and 3rd slide.
  • Javoncia presents slides 1, 2, and 3 MBTI was developed by Isabel Myers-Briggs and her mother Katherine Briggs.
  • Javoncia presents slides 1, 2, and 3  Briefly introduce the four main types and how 16 personalities are derived from different combinations.
  • Maggie presents slides 4, 5, and 6. Celebrities at the bottom are famous examples of extroverts (smiling with mouth open).
  • Maggie presents slides 4, 5, and 6. Celebrities at the bottom are famous examples of introverts (smiling with mouth closed).
  • Maggie presents slides 4, 5, and 6. People have two faces; one directed inward and one directed outward. But usually, we tend to have a preference on how to think and behave. Consequently, we choose to be one more than the other. So we either act first, think later or think first, act later.
  • Josh presents slides 7, 8, and 9. Uses 5 senses (see pic). Example of suitable profession: An actuary or statistician.
  • Josh presents slides 7, 8, and 9.
  • Josh presents slides 7, 8, and 9.
  • Jean presents slides 10, 11, and 12. Thinkers tend to be cool, reserved, and take few things personally.
  • Jean presents slides 10, 11, and 12. Feelers are likely to take many things personally. Easily compliment other people.
  • Jean presents slides 10, 11, and 12. While everyone uses both means of forming conclusions, each person has a natural bias towards one over the other so that when they give us conflicting directions.
  • Nicole presents slides 13, 14, and 15.
  • Nicole presents slides 13, 14, and 15.
  • Nicole presents slides 13, 14, and 15. All people use both judging and perceiving processes to organize our thoughts, make decisions, take actions and manage our lives. Yet one of these processes tends to take the lead in our relationship with the outside world. . . while the other governs our inner world.
  • Alex presents slides 16, 17, and 18.
  • Alex presents slides 16, 17, and 18.
  • Alex presents slides 16, 17, and 18.
  • MBTI

    1. 1. MBTI: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Presented By:
    2. 2. Introduction What is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator? Used to understand normal personality differences Measures preferences for human decision- making Explains how we interact with others Four main categories  16 personality types Used by thousands of corporations worldwide Usually an assessment or questionnaire (Source: Tieger)
    3. 3. • Extrovert or Introvert  E or I • Sensor or Intuitive  S or N • Thinker or Feeler  T or F • Judger or Perceiver  J or P The 16 Personalities Four categories for thinking and behaving (choose one in each): (Source: Engleberg)
    4. 4. Extrovert vs. Introvert E X T R O V E R T S Extroverts focus their attention and energy outward. • Talkative, think out loud • Outgoing • Enjoy working in groups • Use gestures while speaking • Dominate conversations • Don’t listen to others, easily distracted Barack Obama Sandra Bullock Oprah Winfrey Robin Williams (Sources: Engleberg, Hamilton, Tieger)
    5. 5. Extrovert vs. Introvert I N T R O V E R T S Introverts focus their attention and energy inward. • Quiet, private • High concentration • Prefer to work alone • Hate being put on the spot • Think before they speak • Process emotions internally Julia Roberts Albert Einstein Meryl Streep Michael Jackson (Sources: Engleberg, Tieger)
    6. 6. What is your most natural energy orientation? “Speak up introvert!” says the extrovert. “Shut up and listen extrovert!” thinks the introvert. In any given situation, a person will tend to direct their energy inward or outward (introvert or extrovert). (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    7. 7. Sensor vs. Intuitive SENSOR Sensors notice the facts, details, and realities of the world around them. • Factual and detail- oriented • Precise and practical • Concentrate on one task at a time • Prefer regulations • Step-by-step explanations • Follow directions (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    8. 8. Sensor vs. Intuitive INTUITIVE Intuitives are interested in connections between facts as well as the possibilities of the information. • See the big picture • Innovative and creative • Work in bursts of energy • Trust their gut feelings or hunches • Theoretical explanations • Prefer to learn new skills Tim Berners – contributor to the invention of the World Wide Web Mohandas Gandhi Marilyn Monroe (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    9. 9. Sensing part of the brain: • Uses the 5 senses • Organizes specific details • Past and present based Intuitive part of the brain: • Seeks to interpret overall patterns • Speculates on possibilities • Mostly future based Which way of perceiving is most "automatic"? (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    10. 10. Thinker vs. Feeler T H I N K E R Thinkers make decisions based on impersonal, objective, an d logical criteria. • Task-oriented and objective • Analytical; able to make difficult decisions • Appear unemotional and aggressive • Motivated by achievement • Argue/debate frequently • Decide with their head (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    11. 11. Thinker vs. Feeler F E E L E R Feelers make decisions based on their personal values and how they feel about the choices. • People-oriented and subjective • Friendly; help others • Sensitive empathetic, diplomat ic • Seek harmony; avoid conflicts • Motivated by appreciation • Decide with their hearts (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    12. 12. Which way of making decisions is most natural? Thinkers are DETACHED: Objectively analyze problems Systematically and logically form conclusions Feelers are ATTACHED: Subjectively analyze problems using personal values Globally and emotionally form conclusions (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    13. 13. Judger vs. Perceiver J U D G E R Judgers prefer a structured and fairly predictable environment to settle things. • Structured and organized • Punctual – pay attention to time • Plan ahead • Take responsibilities seriously • Work first, play later • Prefer schedules and rules (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    14. 14. Judger vs. Perceiver P E R C E I V E R Perceivers prefer to experience the world, so they keep their options open and are comfortable adapting. • Flexible, curious, o pen-minded • Less aware of time – often late • Like freedom and spontaneity • Procrastinate - end up in a frenzy • Play first, work later • Question the need for rules (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    15. 15. What’s your "action orientation" towards the outside world? Judgers approach the outside world with a plan: • Organize surroundings • Always prepared • Work towards closure and completion Perceivers approach the outside world as it comes: • Adopting and adapting to surroundings • On-the-go attitude • Receptive to new opportunities and changing plans (Sources: Engleberg, Reinhold, Tieger)
    16. 16. Conclusion Thousands of companies use the MBTI assessment in the workplace for many reasons: • Easy-to-use instrument • Produces insightful reports about employees • Helps determine if someone fits the job • Free compared to professional evaluations • Meets commonly accepted psychometric reliability standards (Sources: Reinhold, Tieger)
    17. 17. How to find your MBTI personality type: Take the test! (See handout for instructions) THE END
    18. 18. Works Cited Engleberg, Isa N., and Dianna Wynn. "Understanding Relationships." Think Communication. Boston: Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, 2011. 132 - 135. Print. Hamilton, Diane. "Introverts and Extroverts: Which Type Prefers Social Networking? « Dr. Diane Hamilton's Blog." Dr. Diane Hamilton's Blog. Word Press, 09 Oct. 2010. Web. 05 Dec. 2011. <http://drdianehamilton.wordpress.com/2010/10/09/introverts- and-extroverts-which-type-prefers-social-networking/>. Reinhold, Ross. "Myers Briggs Test | MBTI Personality Types." Myers Briggs MBTI Personality Types | Personality Pathways. Personality Pathways, 12 Dec. 2006. Web. 05 Dec. 2011. <http://www.personalitypathways.com/type_inventory.html>. Tieger, Paul. "Take Our Free PersonalityType.com Assessment." Welcome to Personality Type! Personality Types, 19 Mar. 2009. Web. 04 Dec. 2011. <http://www.personalitytype.com/career_quiz>.
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