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Mind Recourses provides innovative, high quality human recources development services for businesses, organisations and private customers.


The information processing analyses of the YTK method provide tools for management and personnel development as well as recruitment and re-locations.

Briefly about Mind Resources and YTK analysis


To optimally advance the productivity and resources of organizations and personnel.


Business idea

Mind Resources offers the use of innovative and extensively advantageous instruments and techniques for the understanding, acknowledgement and suitability of personnel for companies.


Our products

Our product ideas are fulfilled with the use of YTK -analysis and its various modes of application

  • Individual Profile

  • Group Description

  • Job Description and Comparison

  • Pair Comparison


Company history

Our company was established in 1992 by emeritus professor and Doctor of Political Sciences Jukka Lehtinen (d.1999). Originally the company was named Koulutustutkimus Oy Jukka Lehtinen. In 1996 the name was changed to Suomen Koulutustutkimus Oy and in 1999 to our current name Mind Resources Oy. In addition to research work professor Jukka Lehtinen developed our service product called Yksilön Toimintavalmiuden Kuvaus YTK®, which was brought into use at the end of 1995 and was developed to its present form after several years of research.

YTK analysis - dimensions


The method is used to assess the information processing methods of the analysed individuals. These preferences are viewed from four different perspectives:


1) General information processing method, which includes qualities such as

  • analytical and logical

  • form-attached and systematic

  • social

  • innovative


2) Background factors, such as

  • introvert and extrovert

  • information processing based on sensory experience and personal thoughts (intuition)

  • balancing of emotions and reason in actions

  • speed in decision-making, i.e. whether the person is a thinker or solver


3) Method of acquiring new information, with three conceptual pairs

  • emphasis on seeing or hearing in acquiring information

  • emphasis on detail or larger concepts

  • primary objective in acquiring information is to memorise things or understand the meaning


4) Other mental attributes include

  • mental alertness,

  • active participation in learning and

  • self-esteem

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