In the next section, we will be applying the concepts of Psychological Types (MBTI®) to negotiation and conflict resolution. The purpose of this class is to understand various "types" and how they differ from each other in ways that lead to conflicts. We will explore ways to reduce those conflicts and how to improve your negotiations.
My type is: ___ _____ ______ ______
BOOKS AVAILABLE ABOUT THE MYERS-BRIGGS O. Kroger & J. Thuesen, Type Talk At Work (1992).
O. Kroger & J. Thuesen, Type Talk (1988). *
D. Keirsey & M. Bates, Please Understand Me (1984).
I. Briggs Myers, Gifts Differing (1980).
G. Lawrence, People Types & Tiger Stripes (1979).
(MBTI in education. Good on learning styles.)
S. Hirsh & J. Kummerow, Lifetypes (1989). (Good book.)
Prayers for each of the Myers-Briggs Psychological Types
God, help me to begin
about little details
tomorrow at 11:41.32 am
Lord, help me to be
more laid back, and
help be to do it
Lord help me
not be a perfectionist.
(Did I spell
Lord, keep me open
to others' ideas,
though they maybe!
God, help me to
even if most of them
Lord, help me to
stand up for my
(if you don't
mind my asking)
Lord, help me to
Lord, help me be
but let me
help me to take
for my own actions,
even though they're
usually not my fault!
Help me to
take things more
parties & dancing
Help me keep
my mind on one th---
Look! A Bird!
at a time
God, help me
On second thought,
settle for a few minutes.
God, help me to not try to
But, if you
need some help,
Lord, give me
I mean right
God, help me to do
only what I can,
and trust you for the rest.
Do you mind putting that
God, help me to
1987 Ellis Harsham
Guesses of Psychological Types of Famous People (from various web sources)
Sparky Anderson, Rosalynn Carter, Sam Donaldson, Jesse Helms, Jackie Joyner Kersee, Cathy Rigby, Jack Webb, U.S. Presidents: (most frequent type) George H. W. Bush, Calvin Coolidge, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Benjamin Harrison, Herbert Hoover, Andrew Johnson, George Washington
Louisa May Alcott, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Barbara Bush, Princess Diana, Charles Dickens, Queen Elizabeth II, Michael Jordan, Robert E. Lee, Ed McMahon, Mary Tyler Moore, Marie Osmond, O. J. Simpson, Kristi Yamaguchi, U.S. President William Howard Taft, Fictional: David Copperfield, Ophelia, Porky Pig, Watson (Sherlock Holmes' sidekick)
Woody Allen, Clara Barton, Shirley Temple Black, Geoffrey Chaucer, Agatha Christie, Billy Crystal, Bob Dylan, Martin Luther King, Michael Landon, Shirley MacClaine, Florence Nightingale, Ryan O'Neal, Tom Selleck, Paul Stookey (Peter, Paul and Mary), Mother Teresa, Oprah Winfrey, U.S. Presidents Martin Van Buren & Jimmy Carter
Dan Akroyd, Susan B. Anthony, Arthur Ashe, Caesar, Jane Austen, William F. Buckley, Raymond Burr, Chevy Chase, Phil Donahue, Michael Dukakis, Bryant Gumbel, Hannibal, Charles Everett Koop, C. S. Lewis, Joan Lunden, Edwin Moses, Martina Navratilova, Pernell Roberts, Maria Shriver, U.S. Presidents: Chester A. Arthur, Thomas Jefferson, John F. Kennedy, James Polk, Woodrow Wilson
Humphrey Bogart, Charles Bronson, Johnny Cash, Cher, Tom Cruise, James Dean, Clint Eastwood, Peter Fonda, Ernest Hemingway, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds, Keith Richards, Frank Sinatra, Sylvester Stallone, Patrick Swayze, Frank Zappa, U.S. Presidents Millard Fillmore & Zachary Taylor, Fictional: "The Fonz," Hedda Gabler, Popeye the Sailor, Willy, the killer whale
Paula Abdul, Andre Agassi, Fred Astaire, Yogi Berra, Doris Day, Michael Jackson, Ervin "Magic" Johnson, Greg Louganis, Marie Antoinette, Marilyn Monroe, Olivia Newton John, Dan Quayle, Debbie Reynolds, Doc Severinson, Brooke Shields, Donald Sutherland, Elizabeth Taylor, U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant
Tom Brokaw, Joyce Brothers, Dick Clark, Neil Diamond, Anne Frank, Judy Garland, Audrey Hepburn, Homer, Helen Keller, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, St. Luke, Mary - mother of Jesus, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Donna Reed, Carl Rogers, Amy Tan, James Taylor, Virgil, Fictional: Calvin, E.T., Hamlet - Prince of Denmark
John Barkai, Macauley Culkin, Charles Darwin, Rene Descartes, Albert Einstein, Thor Heyerdahl, Ron Howard, Midori Ito, C. G. Jung, Henry Mancini, Bob Newhart, Sir Isaac Newton, Leonard Nimoy, Blaise Pascal, Rob Reiner, Socrates, Meryl Streep, U.S. Presidents: John Quincy Adams, Gerald Ford, James Madison, John Tyler, Fictional: Linus ("Peanuts")
Lucille Ball, Jimmy Conners, Michael J. Fox, W. C. Fields, Joe Garagiola, Marvin Haglar, King Henry VIII, Reggie Jackson, Evel Knievel, John Madden, Madonna, Eddie Murphy, Jack Nicholson, Colin Powell, Don Rickles, Joan Rivers, Roy Rogers, Wesley Snipes, Mr. T, John Wayne, Mae West, Chuck Yeager, U.S. Presidents: James Buchanan, Andrew Jackson, Franklin Pierce, Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt, Fictional: Scarlett O'Hara
Gracie Allen, Peggy Cass, Carol Channing, Dale Evans, Eva Gabor, Kathy Lee Griffith, Arsenio Hall, Woody Harrelson, Goldie Hawn, Bob Hope, Mary Queen of Scots, Jim Nabors, Dolly Parton, Kyle Petty, Mary Lou Retton, Will Rogers, Meg Ryan, Willard Scott, Red Skelton, Suzanne Somers, Jim Varney (Ernest_ movies), U.S. President Warren G. Harding
Julie Andrews, "Dr." Seuss, Burl Ives, Captain Kangaroo, Hayley Mills, Elizabeth Montgomery, Geraldo Rivera, Andy Rooney, Mickey Rooney, Dave Thomas (owner of Wendy's hamburger), Robin Williams, Cathy (comic strip character)
Alexander the Great, John Candy, Lewis Carrol, Sir Winston Churchill, Bill Cosby, Thomas Edison, Alfred Hitchcock, Groucho Marx, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, British Admiral Nelson, Sir Walter Raleigh, George Bernard Shaw, John Sununu, Lily Tomlin, Oscar Wilde, Gene Wilder, Weird Al Yankovic, U.S. Presidents: John Adams, James A. Garfield, Rutherford B. Hayes, Finctional: Bugs Bunny, Wile E. Coyote, Garfield The Cat
Bonnie Blair, Lloyd Bridges, Bette Davis, Rev. Billy Graham, Carl Lewis, John D. Rockefeller, U.S. Senator Robert A. Taft, U.S. Presidents: Grover Cleveland, Lyndon B. Johnson, James Monroe, Harry S. Truman, Fictional: Lucy (Peanuts cartoon character)
Desi Arnaz, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, LeVar Burton, John Connally, Nancy Kerrigan, Don Knotts, Griffith Show", Reba McIntire, Vincent Price, Marilyn Quayle, Julia Roberts, Steve Spurrier, Jimmie Stewart, Sally Struthers, U.S. Presidents: William J. Clinton, William Henry 'Tippecanoe' Harrison, William McKinley, Ronald M. Reagan, Fictional: Hoss Cartwright, Donald Duck, Ricky Ricardo ("I Love Lucy")
Mario Cuomo, David - King of Israel, Elizabeth Dole, Dick Van Dyke, James Garner, Andy Griffith, Abraham Maslow, Francois Mitterand, Wayne Newton, Ross Perot, President Abraham Lincoln
Alan Alda, Lamar Alexander, Les Aspen, Candace Bergen, Anita Bryant, Julius Caesar, Cicero, Sean Connery (James Bond 007), Howard Cosell, Queen Elizabeth I, Harrison Ford, Whoopi Goldberg, Al Gore, Garrison Keillor, Jay Leno, Dave Letterman, Rush Limbaugh, Tony Orlando, Antonin Scalia, Norman Schwarzkopf, Margaret Thatcher, Sigourney Weaver, U.S. Presidents Richard M. Nixon & Franklin D. Roosevelt, Daffy Duck, Yogi Bear
DESCRIPTIONS OF EACH TYPE
ENFJ: Everyone Need Fulfillment & Joy
"Pedagogue". Outstanding leader of groups. Can be aggressive at helping others to be the best that they can be. 5% of the total population.
INFJ: Inner Nuances Foster Journeys
"Author". Strong drive and enjoyment to help others. Complex personality. 1% of the total population.
ENFP: Every day, New Fantastic Possibilities
"Journalist". Uncanny sense of the motivations of others. Life is an exciting drama. 5% of the total population.
INFP: I Never Find Perfection
"Questor". High capacity for caring. Calm and pleasant face to the world. High sense of honor derived from internal values. 1% of the total population.
ENTJ: Executives Need Tough Jobs
"Field Marshall". The basic driving force and need is to lead. Tend to seek a position of responsibility and enjoys being an executive. 5% of the total population.
INTJ: It's Not Thoroughly Justified
"Scientist". Most self confident and pragmatic of all the types. Decisions come very easily. A builder of systems and the applier of theoretical models. 1% of the total population.
ENTP: Each New Thought Propels
"Inventor". Enthusiastic interest in everything and always sensitive to possibilities. Non conformist and innovative. 5% of the total population.
INTP: It's Not Theoretically Possible
"Architect". Greatest precision in thought and language. Can readily discern contradictions and inconsistencies. The world exists primarily to be understood. 1% of the total population.
ESTJ: Execution Saves The Job
"Administrator". Much in touch with the external environment. Very responsible. Pillar of strength. 13% of the total population.
ISTJ: I Save Things Judiciously
"Trustee". Decisiveness in practical affairs. Guardian of time honored institutions. Dependable. 6% of the total population.
ESFJ: Extra Special Friendly Joiner
"Seller". Most sociable of all types. Nurturer of harmony. Outstanding host or hostesses. 13% of the total population.
ISFJ: I Serve Family Joyfully
"Conservator". Desires to be of service and to minister to individual needs very loyal. 6% of the total population.
ESTP: Everyone Seems Too Proper
"Promotor". Action! When present, things begin to happen. Fiercely competitive. Entrepreneur. Often uses shock effect to get attention. Negotiator par excellence. 13% of the total population.
ESFP: Extra Special Friendly Person
"Entertainer". Radiates attractive warmth and optimism. Smooth, witty, charming, clever. Fun to be with. Very generous. 13% of the total population.
ISTP: I See The Problem
"Artisan". Impulsive action. Life should be of impulse rather than of purpose. Action is an end to itself. Fearless, craves excitement, master of tools. 5% of the total population.
ISFP: I Seek Fun & Pleasure
"Artist". Interested in the fine arts. Expression primarily through action or art form. The senses are keener than in other types. 5% of the total population.
People with certain
preferences [combinations of letters]
are more likely to have
needs or interests.
You do not have to read any more pages in this handout before class.