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

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The reason that Keirsey grouped them this way is that he believed that the 2 preference combinations may be drivers to understanding the motivation of a person. Temperaments do not replace types, but are built to reinforce and support them. A way to view all 16 MBTI® personality types in relation to their Temperament is to separate them into the 4 temperament quadrants which looks like the following:

SJ

Guardian

 

Idealist

NF

 

ISTJ

ISFJ

 

INFJ

ENFP

 

 

ESTJ

ESFJ

 

INFP

ENFJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISTP

ISFP

 

INTJ

ENTP

 

 

ESTP

ESFP

 

INTP

ENTJ

 

SP

Artisan

 

Rational

NT

Chart 3: Temperaments Quadrants

 

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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