Houston APT January Program

The Function-Archetype Decoder

Bob McAlpine (ISTJ), Presenter

Saturday, January 19, 2013
Bilingual Education Institute
6060 Richmond Avenue
9:00-9:30  Registration
(guest fee $5)
& Continental Breakfast
9:30 – Noon Program
BYOL at nearby restaurant
(Buy Your Own Lunch)

About the Program

The Function-Archetype Decoder
The only instrument that provides information regarding how people of each type have reported they react to using each function-attitude and experiencing others using each function-attitude.

Provides the following information:
Type table distribution of teams.

Type descriptions for each of the 16 types include the dynamic pattern for the type code the temperament associated with the type code plus what those for whom the type code is a best-fit have said regarding a motto, strengths, weaknesses, job satisfiers, assets to a group, common stressors, behaviors under stress, what is enjoyed, and what is valued.

Information in the decoder is updated annually.

  • Role of each function-attitude.

  • Definition of each function-attitude.

  • The non-verbal aspects of using each function-attitude.

  • Activities for engaging each function-attitude.

  • Activities that shut-down the use of each function-attitude.

  • Description for each dynamic position, including the role of the position, how the function-attitude in the position is experienced, what use of the function-attitude in the position can lead to, and what development of the function-attitude in the position may entail.

  • Different ways to view team members relative to other members.

About the Presenter

Bob McAlpine is the president of Type Resources.  He has worked with Jungian psychological type since 1985.  From 1993 until 2010 he certified people to use the MBTI.  He co-developed the current Majors PTI and PT-Elements certification program with Mark Majors and Amy Evers and currently conducts certification training on the Majors line of instruments.  He also consults using type, temperament, interpersonal behavior and interaction theories to corporate and government organizations.  His passion is around understanding how to apply the 8 function-attitudes in problem-solving, meeting management, time management, and providing constructive feedback to individuals.

Bob is the co-author of the Function-Archetype Decoder, Exploring You, Introduction to Type and the 8 Jungian Functions, and Journey of Understanding: MBTI® interpretation using the eight Jungian functions. Bob has also presented for many APTi chapters and at many APTI conferences.

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