Keys to Improving Project Team Performance Using the Myers Briggs Type Indicator

If there weren’t people involved, my project would have been delivered on time and under budget!
Sound familiar?

Unfortunately, the reality is that people are involved in the execution of every project and not even the most sophisticated software or project template can change that fundamental truth. Communication, interpersonal skills, and an understanding of team dynamics are a project manager’s greatest asset for driving optimal project performance, and the MBTI tool can fast forward that competence exponentially.

This webcast will present an overview of personality type and how the different types can be leveraged to form a team that harnesses the best of all of them.

What You Will Learn
•How Project managers can use personality type to drive project team performance
•The four MBTI(R) dichotomies and how they relate to project management
•How knowledge of the MBTI assessment can help you realize outstanding project results when you have no formal authority
•Personality type and its role in managing multi-cultural project teams

Linda Kirby, Ph.D. is a consultant, trainer, and writer. She consults with organizations, designs training programs, develops training materials, and delivers training for organizations, with a focus on organizational change, leadership development, and team effectiveness. She is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® practitioner, applying the MBTI® instrument nationally and internationally. She has written and edited a number of books and chapters, including The Challenge of Change in Organizations, Developing Leaders, and Introduction to Type. In addition, she is coauthor of Type and Culture.

Robert Smith is the director of Canadian Operations of Gershenson & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm. He has more than 20 years of experience with information systems, technical consulting, training and staff development and project management.


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