Last Research Assignment BTST

Last Research Assignment BTST - MBTI(Myers-Briggs Type...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) ESFJ YOUR PROFILE LETTERS ARE: Your results from the MBTI ® instrument help you become aware of your personality preferences. A preference is what you like. You may like, or prefer, peppermint candy over butterscotch. You may prefer reading over watching movies. This doesn’t mean you won’t sometimes choose, or be pressured to choose, butterscotch candy or movies. But in general, you will prefer to choose peppermint or reading. There are no right or wrong preferences. Reading is not better than watching movies; each has its strengths and its problems. Most people have the ability to do both, even if they don’t like one or the other. Personality preferences, sometimes called psychological preferences, are like any other preferences. Personality type is what you prefer when you are using your mind or focusing your attention. Studies and experience have shown that there are consistent patterns for each person. For example, one pair of preferences is about whether you choose to spend more time in the outside world or more time in your inner world. We call this a preference for Extraversion or Introversion . Neither is wrong. You can do both. You just prefer one. There are many benefits to understanding your own preferences including how they affect you, how they affect your style of communication, and how they are different from what other people prefer. Preferences allow us to have different interests, different ways of behaving, and different ways of seeing the world. While all the preferences are equal, each has different strengths and different challenges. Knowing these personality strengths and challenges for yourself and others can help you understand and appreciate how everyone contributes to a situation, at task, or the solution to a problem. MBTI reports tell you your preference for each of four pairs: o Extraversion or Introversion E or I o Sensing or Intuition S or N o Thinking or Feeling T or F o Judging or Perceiving J or P Extraversion (E) I like getting my energy from active involvement in events and having a lot of different activities. I’m excited when I’m around people and I like to energize other people. I like moving into action and making things happen. I generally feel at home in the world. I
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
often understand a problem better when I can talk out loud about it and hear what others have to say. The following statements generally apply to me: o I am seen as “outgoing” or as a “people person.” o I feel comfortable in groups and like working in them. o I have a wide range of friends and know lots of people. o I sometimes jump too quickly into an activity and don’t allow enough time to think it over. o
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course ACCT 101 taught by Professor Joe during the Spring '11 term at IUP.

Page1 / 17

Last Research Assignment BTST - MBTI(Myers-Briggs Type...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online