A Study of Myers-Briggs Types Relative to CM Professionals (2003)

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Personality Types and Population Distribution
The above preferences combine to create a possibility of 16 personality types, known as the Myers Briggs Type Indicators® (MBTI®). Below is a chart that illustrates the 16 combinations or MBTI® and the percentage of the general population that has a specific personality type:

 

 

 

Introvert

 

 

 

 

ISTJ


6%

ISFJ


6%

INFJ


1%

INTJ


1%

 

Sensing

ISTP


6%

ISFP


6%

INFP


1%

INTP


1%

Intuitive

 


13%

ESFP


13%

ENFP


5%

ENTP


5%

 

ESTJ


13%

ESFJ


13%

ENFJ


5%

ENTJ


5%

 

 

 

 

Extrovert

 

 

 

Chart 1: Myers Briggs Type Indicators® and General Population 

 

About the author

Mario  Moreira's picture Mario Moreira

Mario Moreira is a Columnist for the CM Journal, a writer for the Agile Journal, an Author, an Agile and CM expert for CA, and has worked in the CM field since 1986 and in the Agile field since 1998. He has experience with numerous CM technologies and processes and has implemented CM on over 150 applications/products, which include establishing global SCM infrastructures. He is a certified ScrumMaster in the Agile arena having implemented Scrum and XP practices. He holds an MA in Mass Communication with an emphasis on communication technologies. Mario also brings years of Project Management, Software Quality Assurance, Requirement Management, facilitation, and team building skills and experience. Mario is the author of a new book entitled “Adapting Configuration Management for Agile Teams” (via Wiley Publishing). It provides an Agile Primer and a CM Primer, and how to adapt CM practices for Agile Teams. Mario is also the author of the CM book entitled, “Software Configuration Management Implementation Roadmap.” It includes step-by-step guidance for implementing SCM at the organization, application, and project level with numerous examples. Also consider visiting Mario’s blog on CM for Agile and Agile adoption at http://cmforagile.blogspot.com/.
 

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