- Represent the ways we gather information and make decisions.
- There are four Perceiving (Gathering Information) Functions and four Decision Making (Judging) Functions
- Reflect what type of information we naturally gravitate towards and what criteria do we then use to make decisions.
|Desribes what the MBTI “four-letter code” actually represents||Reduces stereotyping and labeling|
|Simple names for each cognitive process||Easy to recognize because the words are verbs (action words)|
|Self-assessment||Validates the questionnaire|
|Helps individuals to identify what information is most relevant to themselves and others||Enables individuals to improve effectiveness in sharing information with their team members.|
|Helps individuals to identify what decision making criteria is most relevant to themselves and others||Enables individuals to increase influencing effectiveness|
|Gives an insight into natural preferences and potential blindspots||Enables individuals and teams to focus more effectively on enhancing strengths and managing weaknesses|
|Provides knoweldge about how individuals might react in a time of change and when under stress||Enables individuals to address the cause of the stress rather than providing fixes to the symptoms thereby increasing long-term resilience|
|Provides another lens to look at personality, which is s complementary to yet different from Type (as assessesed by MBTI®)||Reinforces and builds on previous type learning|