HR Terminology Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

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What is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)?

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality type test designed to measure people’s psychological preferences, well known for its accuracy. It divides personality into four dichotomies, with 16 personality types.

This test is based off of the personality theory developed by Isabel Myers and Katharine Briggs. It bases the results according to statistics and extensive research. Most of the people that have taken the test describe the results as both accurate and insightful..

What are the 16 types of personality according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) test?

Each type is listed by a 4 letter code:

  • ISTJ - The Inspector
  • ISTP - The Crafter
  • ISFJ - The Protector
  • ISFP - The Artist
  • INFJ - The Advocate
  • INFP - The Mediator
  • INTJ - The Architect
  • INTP - The Thinker
  • ESTP - The Persuader
  • ESTJ - The Director
  • ESFP - The Performer
  • ESFJ - The Caregiver
  • ENFP - The Champion
  • ENFJ - The Giver
  • ENTP - The Debater
  • ENTJ - The Commander
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