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1Running Head:Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)Self-Reflection Exercise 3:Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)Yorkville UniversityBUSI 2033:Organizational Behaviour & ManagementMay 21, 2020Lecturer:Prof. Fred Fisher
2Running Head:Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)IntroductionTheMyers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is anintrospectiveself-reportquestionnaireindicating differingpsychologicalpreferences in how people perceive the world and makedecisions.It was constructed for normal populations and emphasizes the value of naturallyoccurring differences.The underlying assumption of the MBTI is that we all have specificpreferences in the way we construe our experiences, and these preferences underlie ourinterests, needs, values, and motivation.(Kiran, 2019).This paper examines the four dimensions of MBTI which areclassifiedinto one of sixteenpersonality types and how the test helps individuals to be more self-aware, choose careers,develop under-utilized aspects of themselves andembark on self-development which helpsbuild strong relationships at home and in the workplace.The paper also provides a criticalanalysis of my personality type/score and key findings.The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)Organizations measure personalities through tests such as the MBTI.It is a 100-questionpersonality test that asks people how they usually feel or act in certain situations. (Langton,Robbins & Young, 2016, p. 49).Based on their answers, individuals are classified as follows:1.Extraverted/Introverted (E or I) -Extraverted individuals are outgoing, sociable,and assertive. Introverts are quiet and shy. (Langton, Robbins & Young, 2016, p. 49).