Comparison of DiSC and Myers-Briggs
A Comparison of DiSC Classic and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Both DiSC® Classic and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® are currently used in business settings for the purpose of employee development and team building. Each has its origin in theories developed during the first decades of the twentieth century. DiSC Classic is based on the theories of Dr. William Marston while the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is based on the theories of Dr. Carl Jung.
The purpose of this research report is to compare DiSC Classic and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicatoras instruments used for employee development and team building. It is written to explain the theoretical origins of both instruments, to elaborate on how they differ in purpose, and to suggest the appropriate application of each. It will also address how the profile obtained from one instrument relates to the profile obtained from the other.