Meyers-Briggs Personality Perferences

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This paper explores the four personality preferences and the interrelation of those preferences to my job function. It will also explore the benefits and possible detriments to each preference. It will also explore the combined personality type and the interrelation of the personality preferences.

Meyers-Briggs Personality Type I took the Jung Typology Test in an attempt to ascertain my personality type. The test is a series of 64 questions that calculate a four-letter type formula. My personality type was ISTJ (Introverted, Sensing, Thinking, Judging). (Humanmetrics Inc, 2016) The four letters represent preferences in the way one interacts with the world, gathers information, makes decisions, and acts in life. The
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Perceiving My life orientation is that of a judger. A judger typically is structured, organized and deliberate in their process. As a judger, my schedule is my guide and being on time is crucial. (Kroeger, Thuesen, & Rutledge, 2002) One primary aspect of a judger that applies to me is the need to finish a task or issue to be able to move to the next task. (BSM Consulting, Inc, 2015) In the hospital setting, the particular aspects of the judger can be particularly useful. One particular example of this is the preference to schedule. By scheduling, I am able to complete tasks on time and therefore I am able to be more productive. In addition, making a list of tasks reduces the possibility of neglecting a specific task. This again leads to higher productivity. (BSM Consulting, Inc, 2015) Specific problems regarding the judging preference arise when an individual will be dismissive of other coworker’s ideas without a full understanding of the issue. In my work, there are times when a coworker presents a new process or idea. Due to my significant experience in this work, I will occasionally make a judgment regarding this idea without knowing the presenter’s full intentions. This can lead to disharmony in the …show more content…
A high level of commitment is present within the personality and this serves the needs in my profession. My job is that of a fact finder. The ISTJ’s reliance on facts and the ability to ascertain those facts through the sensing function contribute to my efficiency at work. Another trait of the ISTJ personality relates to the preference of working alone. (BSM Consulting, Inc, 2015) I am a night worker and I primarily work alone. I am part of a team, but am responsible for the start to finish aspects of any given task. This reliability in my function has been a crucial part of my success for many years. The preference to work alone and the dependability aspect of this personality complement one another and are necessary. In my profession, there is very little supervision and it is important that I am dependable and reliable. The covenant model for organizational behavior relates to my successes in my career in that I must make decisions that affect the overall wellbeing of my corporation. Specifically, the mutual accountability aspect of the model speaks to the existence of the trust my employers have in me to do my job well (Fischer, PhD,

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