According to Carr (2006), managers tend to fall into four main MBTI types--ESTJ, ENTP, ISTJ and ENTJ
Asian/Pacific Islander were found most likely to exhibit ENTJ
(3) personally traits.
has been described as the natural leader with a driving vision of the organization's future.
Extro- version (E) Judging (J) ENFJ ENTJ
Compassionate, loyal, Analytical, asser- imaginative, likes tive, conceptual variety, supportive.
Thus, an ENTJ
type is a person whose dominant modes are Extraversion, Intuition, Thinking, and Judging; an ISFP type is a person whose predominant modes are Introversion, Sensing, Feeling, and Perceptive.
My own preference type of ENTJ
makes me ultra ordered and a little too inflexible to feel comfortable in a chaotic newsroom.
TYPE N ESTJ 19 ISTJ 15 ENFP 11 ISFJ 10 ESFJ 10 ENTJ
9 ENFJ 9 ENTP 7 ISTP 5 INTP 5 ESFP 4 INTJ 4 ISFP 4 ESTP 3 INFP 2 INFJ 0
Judging (J) ENFJ ENTJ
Compassionate, loyal, Analytical, assertive, imaginative, likes conceptual thinkers, variety, supportive.
This is your pattern if you had the most check marks in columns ENTJ
, ENTP, INTJ, or INTP.
The most common profiles among the total sample are ISTJ (=16), ENTJ
(=14), ESTJ (=12), ENTP (=11) which are broadly managerial in emphasis although ENTP is not as commonly found among managerial samples (the `enthusiastic innovator').
There are some minor mistakes to be found in his explanation of the admittedly confusing distinction between the dominant and auxiliary processes for the Jungian types: table 3 is correct, while the descriptions for ENTJ
and ENTP (p.
If a more complex, creative solution is needed, the ENTJ
might be preferred, and if the situation is hands-on and practical, the ESTJ might be preferable.