An Application of MBTI® TypeElizabeth Hirsh, Katherine W. Hirsh, Sandra Krebs Hirsh
No matter the contextin work or in everyday lifeindividuals encounter stressors that can either undermine their performance or propel their success, depending on how they react to them. This easy-to-implement activity helps individuals recognize the circumstances or events that are likely to trigger stress reactions and explores the potential resources and types of assistance that would support constructive responses.
Individuals of the same function pair will work in small groups to work through a stress-provoking scenario and will report their discussion to the larger group. Your job, as the facilitator, is to lead a larger group discussion around any consistent themes that cut across the Function groups, as well as the contrasts, and to help the group arrive at conclusions which may be used for action planning and building resiliency.
Objective: To help appraise stress triggers by functionST, SF, NF, NTto better comprehend the impact of stress on team members.
Time Frame: 30-45 minutes
Materials Included: Activity Instructions, PowerPoint® slide, Handouts
Additional Materials Required: Flipchart, markers, and masking tape
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