posted on Jun, 12 2010 @ 12:38 AM
The one word that best describes Inspectors is superdependable. Whether at home or at work, Inspectors are extraordinarily persevering and dutiful,
particularly when it comes to keeping an eye on the people and products they are responsible for. In their quiet way, Inspectors see to it that rules
are followed, laws are respected, and standards are upheld.
Inspectors (as much as ten percent of the general population) are the true guardians of institutions. They are patient with their work and with the
procedures within an institution, although not always with the unauthorized behavior of some people in that institution. Responsible to the core,
Inspectors like it when people know their duties, follow the guidelines, and operate within the rules. For their part, Inspectors will see to it that
goods are examined and schedules are kept, that resources will be up to standards and delivered when and where they are supposed to be. And they would
prefer that everyone be this dependable. Inspectors can be hard-nosed about the need for following the rules in the workplace, and do not hesitate to
report irregularities to the proper authorities. Because of this they are often misjudged as being hard-hearted, or as having ice in their veins, for
people fail to see their good intentions and their vulnerability to criticism. Also, because Inspectors usually make their inspections without much
flourish or fanfare, the dedication they bring to their work can go unnoticed and unappreciated.
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While not as talkative as Supervisor Guardians [ESTJs], Inspectors are still highly sociable, and are likely to be involved in community service
organizations, such as Sunday School, Little League, or Boy and Girl Scouting, that transmit traditional values to the young. Like all Guardians,
Inspectors hold dear their family social ceremonies-weddings, birthdays, and anniversaries - although they tend to be shy if the occasion becomes too
large or too public. Generally speaking, Inspectors are not comfortable with anything that gets too fancy. Their words tend to be plain and
down-to-earth, not showy or high-flown; their clothes are often simple and conservative rather than of the latest fashion; and their home and work
environments are usually neat, orderly, and traditional, rather than trendy or ostentatious. As for personal property, they usually choose standard
items over models loaded with features, and they often try to find classics and antiques - Inspectors prefer the old-fashioned to the newfangled every
Queen Elizabeth II, Harry S. Truman, Warren Buffet, Queen Victoria, James K. Polk, and J.D. Rockefeller are examples of Inspector Guardians.