The Four Personality Preferences And The Interrelation Of Preferences

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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 nickname given to my personality type is “Life’s natural organizers” (Kroeger, Thuesen, & Rutledge, 2002) or “The duty fulfiller” (BSM Consulting, Inc, 2015).
My temperament, as explained by David Keirsey is that of an SJ or “The Guardians.” More specifically, researchers call my temperament an inspector.
Extraversion vs. Introversion My preference in the way I interact with the world is that of introversion. According to Kroeger, Thuesen, & Rutledge, 2002, an introvert typically internalizes problems and thoughts and prefers to think about responses to questions before sharing them. As an introvert,my world is dealt with more internally than externally. My introverted sensibilities have worked well for me in my hospital work. As…

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