The Myers & Briggs Foundation: The 16 MBTI)

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In organizations, the ability to influence others is critical to each member’s overall effectiveness. Naturally, an individual’s leadership plays a crucial role in the success or failure of an enterprise. Over the years to better understand me as a leader, I participating in the Harvard temperament and Meyer-Briggs personality tests. Of course, I know my type is an ENTJ, and I tend, to be frank, decisive and assume leadership roles. I look for organizational inefficiencies, and I develop and implement comprehensive systems to solve organizational problems. As a result, I enjoy long-term planning, goal setting and expanding my knowledge and teaching others. I relished uncovering new angles and versed in a variety of topics. However, my Achilles heel is my forceful in expressing my opinion and disregard for others thoughts (The Myers & Briggs Foundation - The 16 MBTI® Types, n.d.). By having this awareness, I can modify my approach and address each situation individually. In fact, I started…show more content…
While the factor affects our thoughts, power is not the only determinate and other considerations such a hierarchy, admirations, and listening skills garner the respect of others (Anderson, John, & Keltner, 2012). As opposed to people who do not display these characteristic, they have less influence, and others ignore their opinion and thoughts. Therefore, certain traits such as extraversion and assertiveness can be predictors of leadership (Anderson, John, Keltner, & Kring, 2001). As leaders, we must discover our deficiencies and determine if adaptations are necessary and do those changes align with our values. Finally, we argue that status is a function of both the individual's drive and ability to attain status in interpersonal settings and the congruence of the individual's personal characteristics with the characteristics valued by the
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