3 To explain about human nature and traits that help achieve performance and productivity AIM
4 Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) »MBTI is a popular tool for determining personality preferences and helping teammates understand each other. »Four dimensions include: Extrovert/Introvert (E/I) – Personal energy Sensing/Intuition (S/N) – Data Gathering Thinking/Feeling (T/F) – Decision making Judgment/Perception (J/P) – Attitude towards outer world »The way we gather information is the starting point for all human interactions. When two people gather information differently, all further communication is at risk.
5 Extrovert (E) vs Introvert (I)* Extrovert (E)Introvert (I) Is action orientedIs quiet and concentrates Prefers to be around othersPrefers to be alone Develops ideas by discussion Speak to think Develops ideas by reflection Think to speak Impatient with long, slow jobsDon’t mind working on long projects Interested in results of his/her job Interested in ideas behind his/her job Interests have breadthInterests have depth
6 Sensing (S) vs Intuition (N)* Sensing (S)Intuition (N) Pays attention to detailsLooks at bigger picture Patient and makes few factual errors Focus on Details Impatient when details get complicated Goes for the big picture Likes established routineDislikes monotony Works steadily with realistic idea of how long it will take Works in burst of energy with free time in between Works through to reach conclusion Jumps prematurely to conclusion Rarely trusts inspirationsFollows inspirations
7 Thinking (T) vs Feeling (F)* Thinking (T)Feeling (F) Brief and business likeNaturally friendly Fair-unemotional Problems first, people next Treats with feeling People first, problems next Needs to be treated fairlyNeeds occasional praise Likes analysis and puts things in logical order Likes harmony and efficiency Makes impersonal objective decisions Truth and objective Lets decisions influenced by personal or others’ likes and wishes Tact and subjective Is able to reprimand people and fire as necessary Dislikes telling people unpleasant things
8 Judging (J) vs Perceiving (P)* Judging (J)Perceiving (P) Focuses on completing tasksFocus on starting tasks Makes quick decisions; likes to settle and wraps up tasks Postpones decisions; doesn’t mind leaving things open Likes to plan work and work the plan Organized and planner Good at adapting to changes Spontaneous and flexible Dislikes interrupting tasks in progress on a project May start too many tasks and then have difficulty finishing them Wants to know only essential and relevant items of the project Wants to know all about the project
9 Types at Work* ISTJ Life’s natural organizers ISFJ Committed to getting the job done INFJ Inspiring leader and follower INTJ Life’s independent thinker ISTP Just do it! ISFP Action speaks louder than words INFP Making life kinder and gentler INTP Life’s conceptualizers ESTP Making the most of the moment ESFP Let’s make work fun ENFP People are products ENTP Progress is the product ESTJ Life’s natural administrators ESFJ Everyone’s trusted friend ENFJ Smooth talking persuaders ENTJ Life’s natural leaders
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