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

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Temperaments
An important factor to personality types may be to group Myers Briggs types by temperament. According to David Keirsey, each of the 16 MBTI® personality types are divided into one of four basic temperaments according to the following preference pairs: 

Temperament Preference Pair

Expanded

Keirsey’s Temperament Name

Other names for Temperament

SJ

Sensing/Judging

Guardian

Protector

SP

Sensing/Perceiving

Artisan

Freelancer

NF

Intuition/Feeling

Idealist

Pathfinder

NT

Intuition/Thinking

Rational

Mastermind

Chart 2: Temperaments Definitions

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. He has worked in the CM field since 1986 and in the agile field since 1998. Mario 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. Mario is the author of Adapting Configuration Management for Agile Teams  and Software Configuration Management Implementation Roadmap. Also consider visiting Mario’s blog on CM for Agile and Agile adoption at http://cmforagile.blogspot.com/.

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