MBTI®

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®

Improve the performance of your people, teams and organization with the world’s most trusted personality assessment.

Helps guide individuals on career choice, development, and management.

MBTI®

Application

The MBTI® instrument is ideal for a wide range of applications, including:

Helps ease communication among team members, identify team strengths and weaknesses, and create action plans for improved performance.

Deepens leaders’ understanding of their personality type and the types of those they are leading to help them manage better, give more meaningful feedback, and improve individual and team performance.

Improves skills in identifying sources of conflict and intervening early to prevent underperformance, disruption, and disengagement

Builds resilience, increases productivity, and offers strategies for identifying and managing stress triggers

Helps guide individuals on career choice, development, and management.

Key Benefits

The MBTI® instrument is ideal for a wide range of benefits, including:

Performance

Improve individual and team effectiveness and performance

Talent

Nurture and retain top talent

Leadership

Develop leadership at every level of an organisation

conflict

Reduce workplace conflict

work

Explore the world of work

Communication

Create an atmosphere of understanding and clear communication

MBTI®

Background and History

Over the past 70 years, the MBTI® instrument has helped millions of individuals throughout the world gain insights about themselves and how they interact with others – enabling personal transformation by improving how they communicate, learn, and work. It provides a powerful framework for building better relationships, driving positive change, harnessing innovation, and achieving excellence.

Frequently Asked Questions

The MBTI® instrument demonstrates some of the highest levels of consistency and reliability of any personality assessment product. Many years of rigorous testing and use of the most up-to-date psychometric tools, such as item response theory  (IRT) for both scoring and item selection, ensures that all MBTI® forms are of the highest quality and value.

The MBTI® Manual contains more than 400 pages of technical and statistical data on the construction and reliability of the MBTI® instrument.

We are also pleased to be able to bring to you these newly released Technical Briefs for MBTI® Form M and Form Q Assessments with Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Mongolia samples. The Technical Briefs summarise the measurement properties of both the MBTI® Form M and Form Q, examining the reliability; reporting on type distribution, and providing comparisons with the US National Representative Sample (NRS)

Visit our training page to find out more about the MBTI® Step I™ and Step II™ Certification Program

View the training calendar or to enrol in the next available Certification Program

The Myers-Briggs Company is the official distributor of the MBTI tool and associated products. This means that when you buy from The Myers-Briggs Company, you know you are getting the genuine article – the version created by Isabel Myers and Katharine Briggs, and backed up by 70 years of rigorous research. The MBTI framework comes with a quality guarantee that ensures the results are as accurate as possible, and that qualified practitioners are expert in applying the tool in an ethical way that acknowledges the role of each individual in determining their own type.

No. The MBTI® instrument is what we call ‘Restricted’, and you need to be trained and certified to access and use it. This ensures that the instrument is used for the purpose for which it was designed and that it is being administered and interpreted correctly.

We offer a Certification Program that will qualify you in the professional and ethical administration of the MBTI® instrument, and upon successful completion of the program you will become certified to purchase and use both the instrument and its reports.

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