Modes of Operation

Planned:

describes a more structured way of operating within the world.

Planned Packs in Advance for a trip

Someone who favors a planned approach will typically pack in advance for a trip. They like to have decisions made and bring things to closure. They find schedules and routines comforting. They crave consistency and enjoy being prepared.

Spontaneous:

describes a more “see what comes” way of operating within the world.

Spontaneous Packs Last Minute

Someone who favors a spontaneous approach will pack at the very last minute for a trip. They like to make decisions as circumstances unfold and leave options open. They find schedules and routines restricting. They crave variety and enjoy improvising.

General Orientation

Extraversion/ Introversion

Modes of Operation

Planned/ Spontaneous

Information Gathering

Hands-On/ Theoretical

Making Decisions

Objective/ Subjective