The Jung Typology Test

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The Jung typology test is used to aid an individual in determining his or her four letter personality type. By taking this test an individual can gain insight into his or her behaviors, reactions, and style of communicating may affect the workplace. The purpose of this paper is to discuss my results of the Jung typology test, which is introvert, intuitive, thinking, and judging (INTJ), and how my type will affect my role as a manager, leader, or co-worker. Learning how our personality types interact with other personality types can lead to a more successful workplace. This paper will consist of sections discussing each letter within my personality type, and how it affects my role as a manger, leader, or coworker and what I have learned from …show more content…
I have always been kind of a loner, especially as a child. I preferred to stay inside and read rather than go outside to play. I often found it hard to make friends as a child, teenager, or even as an adult. Being an introvert did not allow me to gain knowledge of how to interact with others socially. I was often called moody, shy, weird, and a loner. Therefore, I found it difficult to express myself not only in school but all aspects of my life. Did I know then I was an introvert? No, as I child I just thought I was different. According to Kroeger, Thuesen, and Rutledge (2002), Introverts prefer to listen, keep to themselves, and feel the need to recharge after social interactions (p. 28). After a long day of meetings or training sessions I most definitely need to be alone and …show more content…
Learning that I am an introverted, intuitive, thinker, judger was not surprising to me. Reading Type Talk at Work, I discovered an understanding of how the personalities of my colleagues can improve the overall organizational behavior in my company. Having an introvert preference, I often work alone and do not involve others in the project I am working on. I understand that my team can perceive this as I am distant and not interested in what they could offer to the project. Kroeger et al (2002) assert, “introverts need space to themselves to reflect on things and sift through information” (p. 30). By discovering how the personality type of my team I will better understand how my personality type as an INTJ can work alongside and improve the overall health of my

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