The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) personality inventory based on the theory of psychological types described by C. G. Jung & makes it understandable and useful in people’s lives. The essence of the theory is that much seemingly random variation in the behavior is actually quite orderly and consistent, being due to basic differences in the ways individuals prefer to use their perception and judgment.
The MBTI provides a positive and constructive way of understanding and valuing differences between people. It is a questionnaire that is used to capture fundamental differences between people; the frameworks it employs for doing this is elegant and easy to apply in a range of occupational and non-work settings.
The MBTI has broad practical application in organizations, including: developing effective teams; developing leadership potential; improving communication and resolving conflict. It is also used extensively in educational, career guidance and counselling settings.
Some of the more common applications of MBTI have been developing leadership potential, developing effective teams, problem solving, counselling & managing change