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INTJs and Decision Making

INTJs and Decision Making

By Donna Dunning

Donna DunningWe all have different ways of solving problems and making decisions. People with INTJ preferences have their own distinct, strengths and challenges.



• Have a broad systematic approach to problem solving and decision making

• See and integrate many diverse possibilities and options

• Want to do comprehensive research into the implications and consequences of decisions; focus on how decisions will be effective in the long-term

• Are independent and firm-minded; not likely to change their opinion unless given well-researched data from a credible source

• Once a decision is made, create a structured implementation plan that expedites what needs to be done



• Want to consider and explore problems and decisions thoroughly and may find it difficult to make quick decisions

• May disengage when decision-making or problem solving processes become emotional or focused more on people than on objective goals and results

• Tend to think a problem or decision through internally and may not share all their exploratory data and ideas with others


• INTJs may overly complicate a decision and think about it in a more complex way than others would prefer

• Wanting to explore ideas in depth and yet also wanting to come to a decision may create an unpleasant internal tension

• INTJs may not respond well to last-minute ideas or changes, especially when they have already made up their mind


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