FAQ - MBTI®
Why is the MBTI® instrument so popular?
- The MBTI® instrument is an indicator, not a test, so there are no right or wrong answers.
- It sorts people into 16 broad personality Types. But there are no bad Types. Each Type has its own strengths and some minor pitfalls.
- The MBTI® instrument looks at only normal behavior. It does not measure or detect psychiatric disturbances, trauma, intelligence or maturity.
- Confidentiality. There is no need to tell anyone your results unless you want to.
- The MBTI® instrument gives results that are practical and can be used in everyday life.
What are the benefits of knowing your MBTI® Type?
- Improved communication skills
- Improved time Management
- Ability to understand and reduce conflict
- Knowing your contribution in a team
- Identifying the tasks and jobs that give satisfaction
- Knowledge of your managerial style and its strengths and drawbacks
What does the MBTI® Step I report give you?
The MBTI® Step I version of the instrument helps you identify a significant portion of the differences in how we prefer to
- Interact with others and communicate
- The information we want and trust
- The way we make decisions
- Organize our lives
What is the MBTI® Step II instrument?
The MBTI® Step II version of the instrument helps people understand their personalities more fully. It builds on the four-letter MBTI® Step I Type and shows twenty ways in which that Type is expressed.