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Myers-Briggs Personality Type Test

Thursday, January 11, 2007

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a personality test designed to assist a person in identifying some significant personal preferences. Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter Isabel Briggs Myers developed the Indicator during World War II, and its criteria follow from Carl Jung's theories in his work Psychological Types.

AFAIK, this MBTI was worth taking, because it provides you nearly accurate results ! Even big companies's HRD used it in order to test their future employee.
The Indicator is frequently used in the areas of academia, group dynamics, employee training, leadership training, marriage counseling, and personal development.

Peter Bromberg from eggheadcafe.com has made some tests, according to the MBTI method.
The actual MBTI can only be administered by a licensed practitioner; however there have been a number of well-designed "clones" over the years, of which the test you can take here is one. My test has 69 questions, carefully culled from a valid question pool, that are oriented more towards our visitor audience of programmers. However, anyone can take the test and it will provide a valid type determination. It is important to answer all the questions, even if you have to think for a while, in order to get a statistically valid preference type result. It is estimated that 70 percent of the Fortune 500 companies have utilized the MBTI, so it is a test with a lot of credibility.

Below are the 16 MBTI personality archetypes :

ISITEJ
ISIFEJ
INIFEJ
INITEJ
InspectorProtectorCounselorMastermind
ISETIP
ISEFIP
INEFIP
INETIP
CrafterComposerHealerArchitect
ESETIP
ESEFIP
ENEFIP
ENETIP
PromoterPerformerChampionInventor
ESITEJ
ESIFEJ
ENIFEJ
ENITEJ
SupervisorProviderTeacherField Marshal

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My results shows me that i am an

INTJ - The Free-Thinker

INTJs are strong individualists who seek new angles or novel ways of looking at things. They enjoy coming to new understandings. They are insightful and mentally quick; however, this mental quickness may not always be outwardly apparent to others since they keep a great deal to themselves. They are very determined people who trust their vision of the possibilities, regardless of what others think. They may even be considered the most independent of all of the sixteen personality types. INTJs are at their best in quietly and firmly developing their ideas, theories, and principles.

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So Take The Test and find out yourself, and share the results ;)


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6 comments:

teddY said...

Oh well my school actually invited some appointed company to my school to let all students take this test... don't knwo why the school became so serious about personality test! I forgot my results... gotta dig out my folder and find it. Anyway I've heard of many clones available but I don't know how accurate they are... will give the test a try when I am free enough to stay a little longer online =)

Have a nice day!

Efendi said...

@teddy : yeah, AFAIK this test are pretty accurate among others :)


And to everybody that came here through Liz, i welcomed you :)
Feel free to leave some comments though ;) i always love knowing a new person ;)

have a nice weekend ^^

Saxon Wica said...

Hmm... INTJ eh? I took the liberty in taking the test and I am.... an... ESTJ.

ESTJ - Military, business administrators, managers, police/detective work, judges, financial officers, teachers, sales representatives, government workers, insurance agents, underwriters, nursing administrators, trade and technical teachers, mafia dons. Natural leaders, they work best when they are in charge and enforcing the rules.
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Mafia dons? Sounds good. Muahahaha.

Efendi said...

yoooo, saxon wica ma man ^^ welcome welcome ^^

hehehe... mafia dons ... hm.. suits you indeed :))

Risk said...

Hello,
I am a researcher at the University of Iowa conducting a study on personality and risk behavior.

I am recruiting participants for this psychological experiment.
If you are over 18 and please take 12 minutes to test your personality type and risk orientation.
It's ANONYMOUS and even fun!


http://personality.selfip.com

You can check out your personality types based on the following three personality theories.

1. Machiavellianism.
2. Authoritarian personality.
3. Risk Orientation.

Feel free to invite your friends to this test.
If you have any questions, please contact me at riskgamble@hotmail.com

Thanks.

Efendi said...

hi risk, welcome to zlythern :)
i'll surely take the test later on ;)

thanks for the information :)

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