Five Different Personality Types

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People’s personalities play a role in every aspect of their lives. This is especially true when it comes to the workplace. There are 16 different personality types and each comes with their own nuances, quirks, and idiosyncrasies. Some individuals are always on time and stick to the facts while others prefer to daydream and keep a loose schedule. Understanding these different personalities and how they affect people’s views of the world, and the way they interact with others, is paramount to being a successful employee, co-worker, and supervisor. Needs work Step 1Good use of headings; Introverted, iNtuitive, Thinking, Judging (INTJ) Overview After completing the Jung Typology Test I learned what my four-letter personality type is, what…show more content…
The benefits of being a Thinker are that it permits me to make judgments in a sensible and sound manner. I am able to remove emotion from a situation and see things objectively. This is helpful in my profession as it enables me to assess people based on their ability to do a particular job without getting wrapped up in the white noise of who they are, who they know, how long they have been with the organization, what other people think about them, etc. The problem with being a Thinker instead of a Feeler is that I often neglect the emotional aspects of a situation. I have the propensity to attack every issue with logic and objectivity, which makes me seem uncaring and cold. In reality, I value the meaningful exchange of ideas, but cannot appreciate the importance of being genial in social (Portrait of an INTJ, 2015). When I find myself with my supervisor and others at the lunch table who are talking about their children or families, I often try to change the subject to politics, current affairs, or foreign relations. If that fails, I may get up and walk away. This undoubtedly seems rude and probably makes me appear to be indifferent and unfeeling. Good…show more content…
I meticulously plan for everything and when a meeting gets moved, or someone is late, it is easy for me to get uptight about it. In addition, my mind is always racing about what needs to be done later, tomorrow, or three years from now. This can lead to sleepless nights and the inability to relax on the weekends. "Quite good and complete Step 2 Lessons Learned About Organizational Behavior Organizational behavior blends contributions from the fields of psychology, social psychology, sociology, and anthropology (Robbins & Judge, 2009). A healthy organization has mutual care, mutual affirmation, and mutual accountability (Fischer, 2009). In utilizing the personality test, I have learned a lot about organizational behavior that will assist me in becoming a better employee, co-worker, and manager. Most importantly, I have learned how the 16 different personality types view the world and interact in the workplace. As an employee, I now understand that the person who talks all day in the cubicle next to me is an extrovert who is as revitalized by being around others as I am by being secluded. I also know that just because someone is not speaking up in a meeting does not mean that they necessarily agree with the ideas that are being presented, as they may just be uncomfortable sharing their views. Well put Personal Lessons
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