Personality type    driven challenges in   the innovation processLahti Mechantronics Network   Lahti, December 13th, 2011 ...
Quick assignment• Imagine that you are a member of a tribe of  early settlers ±5000 years ago.• Picture your role in that ...
Personality Type Indicators  Extrovert - Introvert   Sensing - iNtuition  Thinking - FeelingJudgement - Perception        ...
Types & Temperaments                   Guardians (SJs)                                      ESFJ                    ESTP  ...
In a creation environment                  Guardians (SJs)                          submissive                            ...
Is & Want types                    Guardians (SJs)                                           ESFJ          ESTP         Ar...
Intelligence & Creativity           • Preference for                                                                      ...
The threshold hypothesis                                                                                                  ...
Present, Future, and Intrapreneurs                                                          Possibilities                 ...
Roles in project management                                                                   Explorers (±7%)             ...
Is & Want types -revisit                                                                     Explorers (±7%)              ...
Now...• ±74% will most likely not be intrapreneurs  • Personality types favour routines / patterns• >70% value other perso...
Enable more engagement• Create awareness for personality types• Increase creative competencies• Innovate in a systematic m...
Thank you           BOOI Innovations           Innovation made sustainable                   Ron Broens            +358 (0...
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This was a lecture given at the annual seminar of the Lahti Mechatronics Network on December 13th, 2011. The lecture focused on how different personality types can better contribute to specific activities in the innovation process. Do you want to know more: Feel free to contact BOOI Innovations @ www.booi-innovations.com

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  1. 1. Personality type driven challenges in the innovation processLahti Mechantronics Network Lahti, December 13th, 2011 10:00 – 10:25 Ron Broens +358 (0)50 501 63 29ron.broens@booi-innovations.com www.booi-innovations.com BOOI Innovations Innovation made sustainable
  2. 2. Quick assignment• Imagine that you are a member of a tribe of early settlers ±5000 years ago.• Picture your role in that tribe! What would be your daily activities that would support your tribe to exist and flourish? BOOI Innovations Innovation made sustainable
  3. 3. Personality Type Indicators Extrovert - Introvert Sensing - iNtuition Thinking - FeelingJudgement - Perception BOOI Innovations Innovation made sustainable
  4. 4. Types & Temperaments Guardians (SJs) ESFJ ESTP Artisans (SPs) ±41% Provider Promoter ±33% ISFJ ISTP Protector Crafter ESTJ ESFP Supervisor Performer ISTJ ISFP Inspector Composer INTJ INFP Mastermind Healer ENFP ENTJ Champion Fieldmarshal INTP INFJ Architect Counsellor Rationals (NTs) Idealist (NFs) ±12% ENTP ENFJ Inventor Teacher ±14% BOOI InnovationsSource: http://www.mypersonality.info/personality-types/population-gender/ Innovation made sustainable
  5. 5. In a creation environment Guardians (SJs) submissive impulsive Artisans (SPs) ±41% factual data dislike routine ±33% fear the unknown need freedom resist change / rigid need realistic goals require sense of order can seem unreliable complex system thinkers love to explore ideas enable idea-generation lead social change best when challenged system thinker natural inventors need harmony Rationals (NTs) impatient fear conflict Idealist (NFs) ±12% ±14% BOOI InnovationsSource: Michelle James, http://creativeemergence.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8345599ab69e20147e33bb302970b-pi Innovation made sustainable
  6. 6. Is & Want types Guardians (SJs) ESFJ ESTP Artisans (SPs) ±41% 1.5 0.7 ±33% ISFJ ISTP WANT type 0.3 0.2 ESFP IS type ESTJ 0.5 1.8 ISTJ ISFP 0.3 0.1 >70% INTJ INFP 0.7 0.3 ENTJ ENFP 3.9 INTP INFJ 1.4 0.3 0.2 Rationals (NTs) Idealist (NFs) ENTP ENFJ ±12% ±14% 1.2 3.9 BOOI InnovationsSource: So you want to be an ENFJ? article written by Roy Childs - SDR Oct 04) Innovation made sustainable
  7. 7. Intelligence & Creativity • Preference for • Preference for intelligence creativity • iNtuitive before Sensing • iNtuitive before Sensing • Introverted before • Perceiving before Judging Extroverted • Extroverted before • Thinking before Feeling Introverted • Judging before Perceiving • Thinking before Feeling • INTJ: Mastermind • ENTP: InventorSources:- Gough, Harrison. Studies of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in a personality assessment research institute. Paper presented at the Fourth National Conference onthe Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Stanford University, CA (July, 1981)- Myers, Isabel Briggs, and Mary H. McCaulley. Manual: A Guide to the Development and Use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Palo Alto, California. BOOI InnovationsConsulting Psychologists Press. 1992- Thorne, Avril and Harrison Gough. Portraits of Type: An MBTI Research Compendium. Palo Alto, California. Consulting Psychologists Press, Inc. 1991 Innovation made sustainable
  8. 8. The threshold hypothesis Rationals (NTs) ±12% Idealist Intelligence (NFs) INTJ ±14% INTP INFJ INFP ENTJ Artisans (SPs) ENTP ENFJ ±33% ISTJ ENFP ISTP ISFJ ISFP ESTJ ESTP ESFJ ESFP Guardians (SJs) ±41% Creativity BOOI InnovationsSourrce: "The threshold hypothesis", proposed by Paul Ellis Torrance. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellis_Paul_Torrance Innovation made sustainable
  9. 9. Present, Future, and Intrapreneurs Possibilities Intrapreneurs or rainmakers Intelligence Future INTJ S N INTP INFJ Facts INFP ENTJ Present ENTP ENFJ ISTJ ENFP ISTP ISFJ ISFP ESTJ ESTP ESFJ ESFP Creativity BOOI InnovationsRainmaker index is created [80/90s] by Greg Stevens, president, WinOvations Inc. and James Burley, professor of marketing and logistics, Central Michigan University Innovation made sustainable
  10. 10. Roles in project management Explorers (±7%) Intelligence INTJ INTP INFJ INFP ENTJ Admins (±28%) ENTP ENFJ ISTJ ENFP ISTP ISFJ Drivers (±19%) ISFP ESTJ ESTP ESFJ ESFP Coordinators (±46%) Creativity BOOI InnovationsSources: http://www.maxwideman.com/papers/profiles/observations.htm + http://www.mypersonality.info/personality-types/population-gender/ Innovation made sustainable
  11. 11. Is & Want types -revisit Explorers (±7%) Intelligence INTJ INTP INFJ INFP ENTJ Admins (±28%) ENTP ENFJ ISTJ ENFP ISTP ISFJ Drivers (±19%) ISFP ESTJ ESTP ESFJ ESFP Coordinators (±46%) Creativity BOOI InnovationsSource: http://www.mypersonality.info/personality-types/population-gender/ Innovation made sustainable
  12. 12. Now...• ±74% will most likely not be intrapreneurs • Personality types favour routines / patterns• >70% value other personality trades more • Preference for Extrovert & iNtuitive trades • Dislike of Artisan (SPs) trades & Introversion• So what now? • What does that mean for the innovation process? BOOI Innovations Innovation made sustainable
  13. 13. Enable more engagement• Create awareness for personality types• Increase creative competencies• Innovate in a systematic manner• Provide freedom to generate & develop input• Assign tasks that come natural• Reward in-line with social needs BOOI Innovations Innovation made sustainable
  14. 14. Thank you BOOI Innovations Innovation made sustainable Ron Broens +358 (0)50 501 63 29ron.broens@booi-innovations.com www.booi-innovations.com BOOI Innovations Innovation made sustainable

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