myers briggs type indicator

providing insight into how personality traits influence behavior

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is designed to measure psychological preferences that influence how people perceive the world and make decisions. These preferences are based on the theories proposed by Carl Gustav Jung.


The MBTI instrument was developed by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers during World War II, believing that a knowledge of personality preferences would help women who were entering the industrial workforce for the first time to identify the sort of war-time jobs that would be "most comfortable and effective".


Robert Kaplan and Dennis Saccuzzo believe "the underlying assumption of the MBTI is that we all have specific preferences in the way we construe our experiences, and these preferences underlie our interests, needs, values, and motivation".


Understanding these interests, needs and values can help you to have more effective working relationships increasing your ability to communicate and influence others.



ConsultEast is a fully certified MBTI assessment centre.


Understand how personality preferences drive behaviours:




Build on your own preferences and work on your less favoured styles & approaches



Understand why different personalities respond to different approaches



Tailor your responses to be more effective in leadership and influencing roles




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