The Myers Briggs Type Indicator MBTI
The MBTI  IS <ul><li>The most widely used psychological assessment tool in the world today. </li></ul><ul><li>A highly val...
The MBTI  IS NOT <ul><li>A “test” with right or wrong answers. </li></ul><ul><li>Limiting in terms of career choices. </li...
MBTI:  Direction of Energy & Attention <ul><li>I ntraversion: </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the inner world of thoughts and...
MBTI: Information Focus <ul><li>I N tuition </li></ul><ul><li>Rely on “6 th  sense” </li></ul><ul><li>Big Picture </li></u...
MBTI:  Making Decisions <ul><li>F eeling </li></ul><ul><li>Give more weight to personal  concerns, and people issues </li>...
MBTI: Approach to Life <ul><li>P erceiving </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptable </li></ul><ul><li>Prefers to keep things open </li>...
What’s Your Type? ENTJ ENFJ ESFJ ESTJ ENTP ENFP ESFP ESTP INTP INFP ISFP ISTP INTJ INFJ ISFJ ISTJ
Additional Resources <ul><li>http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.typelogic.com/ <...
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What's your type, card 405 ppt

  1. 1. The Myers Briggs Type Indicator MBTI
  2. 2. The MBTI IS <ul><li>The most widely used psychological assessment tool in the world today. </li></ul><ul><li>A highly validated instrument. </li></ul><ul><li>A tool to help individuals recognize their own and others’ gifts. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The MBTI IS NOT <ul><li>A “test” with right or wrong answers. </li></ul><ul><li>Limiting in terms of career choices. </li></ul><ul><li>Value laden: there are no good or bad types. </li></ul><ul><li>An excuse for inappropriate behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>A measure of abilities. </li></ul><ul><li>An explanation for all behaviors. </li></ul>
  4. 4. MBTI: Direction of Energy & Attention <ul><li>I ntraversion: </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the inner world of thoughts and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Listen more than talk </li></ul><ul><li>Seek quiet </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect, then act </li></ul><ul><li>Need time alone to recharge </li></ul><ul><li>Depth of interests. </li></ul><ul><li>A few close friendships </li></ul><ul><li>Content being on the sidelines </li></ul><ul><li>E xtraversion: </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the outer world of people and things </li></ul><ul><li>Talk more than listen </li></ul><ul><li>Tolerate crowds and noise </li></ul><ul><li>Act, then reflect </li></ul><ul><li>Recharge by being with other people </li></ul><ul><li>Breadth of interests </li></ul><ul><li>Many friends </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy being center of attention </li></ul>
  5. 5. MBTI: Information Focus <ul><li>I N tuition </li></ul><ul><li>Rely on “6 th sense” </li></ul><ul><li>Big Picture </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>General & figurative;   use metaphors & analogies </li></ul><ul><li>Imaginative </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration </li></ul><ul><li>Leap from concept to concept; grasp patterns </li></ul><ul><li>S ensing    </li></ul><ul><li>Use 5 senses to “find out” </li></ul><ul><li>Details </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on actual experience </li></ul><ul><li>Specific & literal;   give detailed descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Practical, Realistic </li></ul><ul><li>Perspiration </li></ul><ul><li>Methodical; Step by Step </li></ul>
  6. 6. MBTI: Making Decisions <ul><li>F eeling </li></ul><ul><li>Give more weight to personal concerns, and people issues </li></ul><ul><li>Subjective </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Feelings </li></ul><ul><li>Seek Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Considers impact on people </li></ul><ul><li>Tactful; appreciative </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy working with people </li></ul><ul><li>T hinking </li></ul><ul><li>Give more weight to objective principles and impersonal facts </li></ul><ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Seek Equality </li></ul><ul><li>Predict logical consequences </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical; logical </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy working with things </li></ul>
  7. 7. MBTI: Approach to Life <ul><li>P erceiving </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptable </li></ul><ul><li>Prefers to keep things open </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys starting things </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps life as flexible as   possible to miss nothing </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys surprises and likes adapting </li></ul><ul><li>Sees time as a renewable resource; deadlines are a flexible guide </li></ul><ul><li>J udging </li></ul><ul><li>Decisive </li></ul><ul><li>Likes to have plans settled </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys finishing things </li></ul><ul><li>Works for a settled life, with   plans in order. </li></ul><ul><li>Dislikes surprises & wants   advance warnings </li></ul><ul><li>Sees time as a finite resource; deadlines are absolute </li></ul>
  8. 8. What’s Your Type? ENTJ ENFJ ESFJ ESTJ ENTP ENFP ESFP ESTP INTP INFP ISFP ISTP INTJ INFJ ISFJ ISTJ
  9. 9. Additional Resources <ul><li>http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.typelogic.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.itd.net.au/aboutmbti.htm </li></ul>

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