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Running head: SELF-REFLECTION EXERCISE #3 1 Self-Reflection Exercise #3 – MBTI Course: BUSY 2033- Organisational behaviour and management Professor: James Krause Student: Hadiya Ayub
SELF-REFLECTION EXERCISE #3 2 MBTI AND THE 16 POSSIBLE PERSONALITIES The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a questionnaire designed to indicate how an individual perceives the world around them, makes a decision, communicates and learns. According to the Myers-Briggs test, there are four personality types which are subdivided into 16 distinct types of personalities . The first version was developed in the 1940s by Katharine C. Briggs (MBTI Manual 1998, p. xvii), who saw a mismatch during World War II between individual skills and the tasks assigned to them. She believed that such an instrument would make it easier for organisations to select those with the most appropriate personalities for the job. Her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers, later joined her in her research ("Using Experiential Learning Theory and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in T...: EBSCOhost", 2010). The test consisted of a series of questions and based on how an individual response determines the personality type, why one behaves in certain ways, how the individual communicates and learns along with career suggestions. Through this research report, we will analyse my results and determine if such tool is useful to people and organisations. Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging (INTJ) After completing the 62 question quiz, my results revealed that I am an “Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging (INTJ) personality. INTJ personalities are known as the “idea people”, “the architect” or “mastermind” who think anything is possible and achievable. According to 16Personalities.com only two percent of the population and women of this personality type are extremely rare forming just 0.8% of the population ("Estimated Frequencies of the Types in the United States Population", n.d.). Over the years I have completed many psychometric assessments for my personal development and growth s and as part of the hiring process, each test thought brought some small detail about myself , but MBTI is a road map that I was missing.
SELF-REFLECTION EXERCISE #3 3 The results of the quiz did not surprise me. However, it makes you feel as if you are being

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