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  1. 1. Personality
  2. 2. Overview 1. Personality 2. Personality tests advantages/disadvantages 3. MBTI 4.Our personality types 5. Conclusion
  3. 3. What is personality ? ‘Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations.’ Ryckman (2004)
  4. 4. ‘Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it.’ - Bruce Lee
  5. 5. Advantages • • • • Learn about ourselves Career counseling Disadvantages • • Team building Selection and research of personnel • Might not be inherently correct Not only single characteristic involved with job description Cultural concepts
  6. 6. MBTI • • • • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Based on the work of Carl Jung Originally developed by mother and daughter Is a questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions
  7. 7. ISTJ ‘the Inspector’ • • • • • • • • • ISTJ personalities respect facts greatly tend to accumulate a lot of information in their own way analyse the surroundings quite effortlessly maintain smooth operation always checking facts, not assuming anything very direct (truth more important than sensitivity) jack-of-all-trades, achievement in diverse area prefer traditional, hierarchical institutions easily irritated by other people’s shortcomings
  8. 8. Angela Merkel Chancellor of Germany ‘She is always better informed than anyone else’ - Daily Mail Jamie Hyneman Host of ‘MythBusters’ ‘Jamie has a calm, nononsense attitude, and a tendency to grumble at anything he considers silly or unnecessary’ - Blast Magazine Natalie Portman Actress ‘I always liked school’ - Natalie Portman
  9. 9. ISFJ “The Nurturers” • • • • • • • • • ISFJ personalities most altruistic of all types. Provide emotional and practical support to others Loyal and hardworking Imaginative and observant Methodical and accurate workers in workplace Their work ethics are high on their priority list Humble and shy Repress feelings Reluctant to change
  10. 10. David Petraeus Mother Teresa Kate Middleton General in the U.S. Army Catholic nun and charity worker U.K. royal “Live our values. Do not hesitate to kill or capture the enemy, but stay true to the values we hold dear”. “Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time and always start with the person nearest you”. “Some (of Williams friends) thought she was a bit too sensible and serious” - Daily Mail
  11. 11. ESFP Functions 1. Dominant: Extroverted Sensing 2. Auxiliary: Introverted Feeling 3. Tertiary: Extroverted Thinking 4. Inferior: Introverted intuition
  12. 12. ESFP ‘Party People’ • • • • • • • • • Loves centre of attention, desire for excitement Loves having fun Enjoys simplest things Has an impulsive nature Attractive to other people Good communicator Looking for opportunities and challenges in the world Not good with repetitive or analytical tasks (rely on luck and ask other people) Prefers jobs in entertainment, fashion, interior design, photography, sales marketing, tourism, counselling, coaching
  13. 13. Bill Clinton U.S. President (D), married to Hillary Clinton "I always tried to keep things moving in the right direction, to give more people a chance to live their dreams, to lift people's spirits, and to bring them together." -Clinton Richard Branson Founder of the Virgin Group ‘I always had an urge to live life to its full’ - Branson Katy Perry Singer/Songwriter I’m a jokester prankster- i’m open book. And my boobs are real!’ -Katy Perry
  14. 14. ‘I think it is important to maintain your personality, your roots, very important’ - Paz Vega
  15. 15. References ESFP Celebrities/famous person [Accessed on 17th November 2013] Image of MBTI Overview [Accessed 15th November 2013] Information on ISFJ personality types [Accessed 16th November 2013] ISFJ Celebrities/famous person [Accessed on 17th November 2013] ISTJ Celebrities/famous person [Accessed on 17th November 2013] MBTI Personality test [Accessed on 14th November 2013]
  16. 16. References MBTI 16 Types Image [Accessed on 16th November 2013] sch&sa=X&ei=6LmGUouDF6G57AaljoDYDg&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAQ&biw=1248&bih=924#img dii=_ Personality Definition by Ryckman (2004) [accessed on 19 November 2013] Quote by Bruce Lee [Accessed on 15th November 2013] Quote by Paz Vega [Accessed on 17th November 2013] 9 Stanton, N. and Matthews, G. (1995) Twenty-one traits of personality- An alternative solution for occupational personality questionnaire. Journal of Management Development, vol 14. No. 7, pp. 66-75, MCB University Press