Week 9 Final Project: Interview Profile
Scott A. Gieseking
University of Phoenix
October 28, 2012
In the following paragraphs I will compare the profile of my interviewee and I in contrast it to the results of the Myers Briggs test along with other questions to see how we compare. My interviewee was my wife of similar age, actually a couple of years my younger as we are in our 40’s. Backgrounds are different with my wife coming from a middle class white family in the far southern area of Indiana. My upbringing was of a military family with my Father being from central Indiana and my mother coming from Japan, this difference has interestingly shaped my views a little bit differently from hers, but on the same side of things as we have become older shaped a truly similar point of view on ourselves, family, and society. Taking the Myers Briggs test I scored a type ISTJ and was named a Trustee, meaning that I was more introverted, sensing, thinking, and judging than my mate although similar with a type ISFJ and names conservator tying between introverted and extroverted, sensing, feeling, and judging being her higher marked percentages. What I found out is that for me it was pretty accurate I feel as I am more introverted when it comes to accomplishments and things that I can do to make things matter most. I am a thinker and think most before doing something whether it has to do with myself of others, and overtime I have become judging in my perception of issues or ideas. My interviewee tested similar with the exception of being more feeling, I for one can see this as she is always looking out for the less fortunate, and helping when she can no matter what, spreading her schedule thinner as the days of the week unfold. My interviewer remembers information better if given the opportunity to observe rather than reading about a behavior. The reason was given that to observe is better than reading as translation can be misconstrued or left out when...
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