What Is Myers-Briggs Personality?

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The purpose of this project is to utilize the results generated by the Myers-Briggs Personality assessment to obtain my personality type and evaluate the validity of the results. Given the personality type of ESFJ with a temperament of SJ, I am given the title “The Caregiver” meaning I am externally motivated with a desire to help others. Being an extrovert, I thrive in social environments. As an ESFJ, facts and details are imperative to properly understand and execute directions. I often react to my feelings in the moment rather than evaluating the situation which can result in being easily agitated with an inability to be discrete about my frustration. As a judging trait, I prefer structure, organization and completing tasks. I like things …show more content…
I like specific details and how they apply to the current circumstance. I don’t like applying effort to a project where I do not see how it is relevant to a reasonable outcome. Being a very fact-based person, it hinders my ability to be creative in problem solving. I have a difficult time looking at other possibilities that I am not experienced with. ESFJs are capable of applying new material once they understand its details and nuances” (“Jung Typology” n.d.). This makes it challenging when another view is brought to my attention, but I don’t completely grasp the concept because of that lack of familiarity.
Feeling
With my passion for caring for mankind, it often results in me finding myself making decisions based on my feeling in the moment rather than thinking through the situation. I often feel the emotion of those I am around and find myself changing my mood in reaction to theirs. I do not like conflict and often find myself avoiding situations that can present one. I am very sensitive and easily affected by the actions of
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I believe in strong values, respect and principles. When I do not feel or observe others believing in the same, in my view, not acting accordingly, I get easily agitated and have a difficult time not being discrete with this emotion.
Judging
Being raised in a home that lacked organization and control, I found myself seeking these qualities. “ESFJs are most comfortable with structured environments” (“Personality,” n.d.). At 19 years of age I joined the army for many reasons, but believe it could also stem from the desire for structure. I like organization and completing tasks. I am more of a leader than a follower. I like to feel significant and being a leader fulfills that desire. Being organized and structured has its advantageous, but also can cause unnecessary anxiety. I often find it difficult to relax because of all my tasks that I want to complete. I am not as accepting and adaptable to change because it doesn’t fit into what I had planned. This makes it difficult for me to easily accept change.
Step 2
In general, what have you learned from these personality tests about organizational behavior that will help you be a better employee, co-worker, and/or

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