Jungian Type Index (JTI) is a development tool which is easy to use and valuable to individuals, groups, and organisations. JTI may be used in leadership development as well as mapping and developing group processes.
Additionally, the tool may be used for personal consulting in connection to career development, conflict management and organisation culture development.
JTI identifies the mental preferences of the individual human being, thus giving insight to:
- Where do we prefer to direct our attention
- How to we prefer to receive impressions
- How do we prefer to make decisions
- Which life style do we prefer
JTI is developed by the two Norwegian psychologists Hallvard Ringstad and Thor Ødegaard and is based upon Jung’s type theory about human similarities and differences
JTI is an important step in regards to appreciation and improved usability of the human resources in an organisation. This is caused by JTI being a tool which gives the individual an insight to him/herself, and also provides people with an understanding of other people’s action patterns.
By identifying one’s preferred way to communicate, understand and handle assignments and issues, the individual may, among other things, learn more about his/her strengths and weaknesses regarding both assignments and the collaboration with others.
JTI may also give an image of a group as a whole – its specific competencies and differences – and contribute to better use of resources, better understanding and communication as well as improved conflict management in a group development process.