Typology Characteristics and Behavior Patterns of Elites and How to attract them to Organizations

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Social Sciences, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch

2 M.A in Executive Management, Department Of Executive Management, Islamic Azad University, Electronic Branch, Tehran


Human capitals are part of a country’s wealth, and proper functioning of the society depends on the creativity of its elites and Human nature. Nowadays, managing the Elites and preventing their immigration has become one of the difficult issues faced by many organizations. In this research, a lot of effort has been put into finding out the typology of the behavior patterns of the elite using the Myers-Briggs typology tests. This means that the overall results have been achieved on the basis of questionnaires, Elite personality types were determined and then with a descriptive analysis of the different parts of the questionnaire, Personality factors respondents, study and were classified. Total was provided in tables 3 and 4.This research has been done using descriptive (analytical), and conceptual approach. A statistical sample in this research includes 40 people from Iranian elites (26 men and 14 women) which are mainly university students and graduates of prestigious state universities inside and outside of the country (Most of which are members of the National Elite Foundation of Iran), and other Elites (artistic, sports elite, literary and cultural). Considering that there is no specific organization for the membership of such Elites, we have considered Elites who have acquired higher ranks in the country and are the main members of professional groups and teams. In the end, in addition to specifying, predominant types of personality types of elites based on Myers-Briggs criteria that as a result, 30% of the elite respondents, on the basis of the test, Including the type of personality was ISTJ (Sensory Introverted), 25% ENTP (Intuitive Extroverted), 22.5% INTJ (Intuitive Introverted) and 15% ENFP (Intuitive Extroverted) - This dispersion is due to the review of the elite(academic, artistic, sports elite, literary and cultural)- and, while comparing it with the Occupational Theory of Paul and Barbara Tiger, the results obtained from localization based on Iranian culture in the form of elite capture on based Their job satisfaction in organizations also are presented.