Verifying Your MBTI Type
Exercise: Write down four words to describe you:
The Four Dichotomies of Preference
Direction of attention Source of energy
when I can talk it out
when I can
PD1 Course Goals
Gain insight into your natural personality
preferences and leadership style.
Understand concepts and skills necessary for
Build these skills through practice.
Assess and leverage strengths & challenges b
The Johari Window
Things I Know
Things I Dont
The Johari Window from Group Processes: An Introduction to Group
Thumbs up or thumbs down?
What are some words that come to
mind when you think of conflict?
Questions for Reflection
Think of a time when you were in conflict:
What was the cause?
What were the positions? (yours,
How did you respond?
Modes of Conflict
Thomas (1976) defines conict as the process which begins when one party perceives
that the other has frustrated, or is about to frustrate, some concern of his (p, 891)., Concerns
in this sense refer to needs, wants, and values, Thus,
?he teamperformance model, developed by Drexler, Sibbet, and Forrester (1988) offers
strategies for coping with the many changes that take place in teams and in the nature of
teamwork. More and more, teams today are concerned about information management
Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Styles
Sources: Excerpted from Becoming a Master Manager, 1996.
Copyright 1974, Xicom, Incorporated, Tuxedo, NY.
Avoiding: A person neglects his or her own concerns as well as those of the other person by not raising or
Introduction to MBTI
A Brief History:
Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung developed theory of
normal, inborn personality types, published in book
Psychological Types in 1923.
Also in the 1920s, Katherine Briggs, an American,
was interested in human behavior.