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Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): Home

The Constructive Use of Differences

About this Guide

Read below to discover the background and history of the MBTI, or choose from one of the tabs above to find out more about the attributes and stressors associated with each of the 16 temperament types. 

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Encouraging a Different Type of Diversity

Note: Type graphics in association with this guide are used under the Grant of License terms from CPP, Inc. 

A Brief History

The Myers-Briggs® assessment has its roots in Carl Jung’s theory of psychological type. Katharine Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers, developed Jung’s theory and the first forms of the instrument, sharing a vision “to enable individuals to grow through an understanding and appreciation of individual differences in healthy personality and to enhance harmony and productivity among diverse groups.” Read more...

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Did you know...?

    • The MBTI is used by 89 of Fortune 100 companies to maximize individual and team effectiveness from entry to executive levels?
    • The MBTI is administered to over 2 million people per year and has been translated into 16 different languages?