Myers Briggs Type Indicator and A Sample Study: Primary Education Teachers’ MBTI Profiles

Celal Akdeniz
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The purpose of this study is to introduce MBTI (Myers Briggs Type Indicator) profiles and to determine the differences of primary school teachers’ MBTI Profiles in respect of their ages, gender, subjects and school sorts. In the compilation section of the study, a wide description about the profiles was given. In the section of application to determine of teachers’ profiles, MBTI Form G was used. The inventory has 94 items, which classified in 4 dimensions (IE-SN-TF-JP) and items are mostly bilateral but some of them are triplet. Quantitative analysis techniques was performed on data gathered. Public and private primary school teachers’ MBTI Profiles have meaningful differences on some dimensions. The causes of this situation can count; teaching areas may vary overtime according to the teachers’ perspectives on the events, because of the nature of teaching profession, teachers albeit at different rates from each other, transform into extroverted profile structure along time. Although gender does not create huge difference among profiles of teaching areas but it gives an impression that profiles are under important effect of gender.

Keywords: Jung, Personality, MBTI, Profile, Primary School Teachers


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