Myers-Briggs Type Indicator for team building

Use Personality Assessments to Build Better Teams

Introducing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), a personality assessments widely used by Fortune 100 companies. MBTI is a personality assessment developed by Katherine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Myers Briggs in the 1940s.

Brief explanation of what Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

MBTI was created based on Swiss Psychiatrist Carl Jung’s theory that individuals are either born with, or develop, certain preferred ways of perceiving and deciding. (Like right and left-handedness).The MBTI sorts some of these psychological differences into four opposite pairs, or dichotomies, with a resulting 16 possible psychological types.

Attitudes: Extraversion (E) or Introversion (I)

Perceiving Function: Sensing (S) or Intuition (N)

Judging Function: Thinking (T) or Feeling (F)

Lifestyle: Judging (J) or Perception (P)

Here’s an article by Beth Armknecht Miller on how to use MBTI assessment to build better teams

Click here if you want to try doing an MBTI personality assessment on yourself.

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