Weaknesses And Strengths Of The Jung Typology Test

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This paper presents a study of my personality in light of the Jung Typology Test. The personality test, which is based off Carl G. Jung’s theory of psychological types, characterizes people by giving them a four-letter type. The eight possible types are extraverted or introverted, sensing or intuition, thinking or feeling, and judging or perceiving (“Personality Test,” n.d.). In step one I discuss the personality test, which gave me the results of extraverted, sensing, thinking, and perceiving. This makes my four-letter personality type ESTP. I found the ESTP type to be valid for my personality and studied some of the strengths and weaknesses that come with each letter. I discuss the strengths and weaknesses of my overall personality…show more content…
Thinking involves rational, logical, objective decision-making, while feeling involves subjective decision-making that is based off ones feelings and beliefs (“Personality Page,” n.d.). The test determined that I prefer thinking and marked me at 6%. Narrative. I believe that the determination of 6% for thinking is valid. This shows that I have a small preference for thinking which seems to hold true in my life. I prefer to make decisions based on logical rules and regulations. The thinking preference allows me to come to a logical decision through rational decision-making. I am able to make quick decisions that are logically sound. The thinking preference also helps me keep organizational rules in perspective. My preference towards thinking sometimes leads to a lack of empathy in my work interactions. Empathy is the ability to sense others’ emotions, understand their perspective, and to take interest in what they are concerned about (Kinicki & Fugate, 2016). I tend to look at things from a very logical standpoint and this can lead to me forgetting to include the emotions and feelings of my coworkers in certain…show more content…
The biggest example of this seems to be extraverts and introverts. Extraverts dominate conversations and can find listening difficult while introverts are great listeners who can feel that others run over them in conversation (Kroeger, Thuesen, & Rutledge, 2002). This is a dangerous combination as an extreme extravert may constantly talk over the introvert, which can lead to workplace conflict and stress. A better understanding of my personality type, and how it interacts with other types, will help me to realize my limitations, which will make me a better employee and

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