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Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Military Leaders
Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Military Leaders

Author(s): Marius Suciu, Mihai Daiescu
Subject(s): Security and defense, Military policy
Published by: Centrul tehnic-editorial al armatei
Keywords: personality traits; personality types; leadership; military organisation;
Summary/Abstract: The psychological distribution of military leaders at different levels present interestingpatterns. Romanian military leaders have not yet fully appreciated the psychologicalcontributions that staff bring to the resources of the labour force. Human resources, acompilation of the value and importance of the workforce, are a capital investment and shouldbe recognized for the reason of human development and management. This small studyconducted with first-year members of the Romanian Staff College found support for extremelydynamic contributions between extraversion and introversion, feeling and intuition, thinkingand feeling, judging and perceiving the preferences of future male and female leaders. Militaryleaders differ in their psychological preferences, and a study like this may predict, on a largerscale, future psychological expectations.