Personality inventory scales and categories
The Myers-Briggs assesses where we place on the following four scales:
(Finish Oriented)<———–>(Process Oriented)
The four scales above allow for a possible 16 combinations with variations within any one category depending on the placement or strength in any one scale. David Kiersey’s work distilled these 16 categories down to four (SJ, SP, NF and NT, as described on Personality Types: Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory). In the late 1970s, Don Lowry began working with Kiersey‘s research and developed a system using color to identify these four groups, making the concept more accessible for practical application in a work, school, family, or clinical environment.
True Colors Myers-Briggs Categories
Includes: ISTJ, ESFJ, ISFJ, and ESTJ
Includes ESTP, ISFP, ESFP, and ISTP
Includes: INFJ, INFP, ENFP, and ENFJ
Includes: INTJ, INTP, ENTP, ENTJ
© 2010, 2012, Dr. Jane Bluestein
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