MBTI® ESFJ Personalities and Decision Making

Geeta AnejaESFJ, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

Each of us makes dozens of decisions every single day, from developing a strategy for an important meeting to evaluating career options or even having difficult conversations with co-workers. We approach even the simplest of decisions in very different ways. Some people prefer to resolve misunderstandings through direct, face-to-face conversations. In sharp contrast, others may prefer to send an e-mail, … Read More

MBTI® ENTP Personalities and Decision Making

Geeta AnejaENTP, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

It may seem obvious, but different people make decisions in very different ways, depending on their personality. Some people are social decision makers—they like to discuss their ideas with different people, get feedback, and workshop them until they are perfect. Others prefer to conduct careful analyses by themselves, considering different data sets and implications. Still others prefer a combination of … Read More

MBTI® ESFP Personalities and Decision Making

Geeta AnejaESFP, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

Different people make decisions in vastly different ways. Some people are direct and explicit, saying exactly what they intend without being willing to settle or negotiate. Others present several options and weigh them before making a decision. When individuals with different decision-making tendencies have to work together in a team or organization, miscommunications and tension can abound. The Myers-Briggs Type … Read More

The ENFP Personality Type and Decision-Making

Geeta AnejaENFP, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

People approach decisions in many different ways. Some people like to consider all of their options meticulously and methodically, sometimes even making spreadsheets or charts to keep track of their thought processes. Others prefer to discuss their ideas with friends or co-workers, changing their minds frequently throughout the process. Sometimes, understanding how and why others make decisions can be challenging, … Read More

The ESTJ Personality Type and Decision-Making

Geeta AnejaESTJ, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

Have you ever felt frustrated by how your co-workers make decisions? Maybe they seem illogical or their process feels disjointed? If not resolved early, these tensions can snowball and escalate, causing large-scale disruptions in workplace environments. These challenges can be aided with a little insight into your own and others’ Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality type. An individual’s MBTI® personality … Read More

ESTP Personality Type and Decision-Making

Geeta AnejaESTP, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

Different people make decisions in vastly different ways, with different priorities and different kinds of reasoning. When there are variations within a team or organization where different people work together closely, these differences can cause tensions or miscommunications. Individuals’ decision-making processes can be studied and interpreted based on their Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Personality Type (MBTI® Type). Understanding your own and your … Read More

Myers-Briggs® INTJ Personality Types and Decision-Making

Geeta AnejaINTJ, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

The fast-paced modern workplace requires teams, departments, and organizations to make decisions quickly, consistently, and above all effectively. However, when multiple people find it challenging or even impossible to reach a consensus, tempers may heat, and time and resources are both squandered. One of the greatest challenges in these situations is understanding where others are coming from—what is important to … Read More

INFP Myers-Briggs® Personality Types and Decision Making

Geeta AnejaINFP, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

Each one of us makes dozens of decisions every day, often starting with whether or not to hit “snooze” before getting out of bed. While some decisions, like what to have for breakfast, are relatively low-stakes, decisions in the workplace can yield enormous benefits or crushing losses. Another difference is that decisions in the workplace often involve multiple people collaborating … Read More

INFJ MBTI® Personality Types and Decision-Making

Geeta AnejaINFJ, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

Most of us are well aware that different people often make different decisions in similar situations. However, most of us also have no idea why. This confusion can lead to frustration, clouding an otherwise harmonious work environment. Hirsh and Hirsh (2003) observe that The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®  (MBTI®)  is a fairly good predictor of how individuals make decisions, and can … Read More

ISFP MBTI® Personality Types and Decision-Making

Geeta AnejaISFP, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

  Myers-Briggs Personality Type (MBTI®) Theory can transform how we think about decision making—how people choose to do what they do and how they do it. Different people not only make different decisions, but they also take into account different factors when making up their minds, or may be more or less open to changing their minds after they have … Read More

MBTI® ISFJ Personalities and Decision Making

Geeta AnejaISFJ, MBTI, Type and Decision-Making

How and why individuals make decisions are often influenced by their Myers-Briggs Personality Types (MBTI® Types). More specifically, MBTI® Types can affect what factors different people consider important in a decision, whether decisions are “in stone” or flexible, and how people determine whether or not a decision was optimal or successful. Differences in decision making style can cause tension in … Read More