MBTI is based on Carl Jung’s theory of psychological types.
Jung’s theory describes patterns of psychic energy and the waypeople prefer to orientthemselves to the world.
Intended to explain normal differences between healthy people.
3 Four Preference Scales Extraversion – Introversion: Orientations of energy Sensing – INtuition: Functions of perception Thinking – Feeling: Functions of judging Judging – Perceiving: Dealing with the outside world
Grain vs. Gain
5 Four Preferences Where do you gain energy? E S T J I N F P What kinds of data do you focus on? How do you make decisions? How are you oriented to the world?
6 Extraversion vs.Introversion Where do you get your energy?
Where do you get your energy? Other people and external experiences
Where do you get your energy? Inner resources and internal experiences