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MBTI® Manual for the Global Step I and Step II Assessments 4th Ed
A Guide to the Development and Use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® AssessmentIsabel Briggs Myers, Mary H. McCaulley, Naomi L. Quenk, and Allen L. Hammer
This essential reference clearly and thoroughly describes the theoretical basis and practical uses of the Global MBTI Step I and Step II assessments and the relationship between the two instruments. It explains the data collection for and construction of the global assessments and summarize original research on their reliability and validity. It details the wealth of published research supporting the reliability and validity of the MBTI Step I and Step II assessments as well as the many varied and innovative uses of both instruments.
The manual has two parts, the first part covering theory and interpretation (chapters 1 -6) of the MBTI assessment, and the second part covering construction and research (chapters 7 -10). Effective use of the assessment can be enhanced by a solid understanding of the theory behind it. Knowing how the MBTI instrument was constructed will help the practitioner respond to questions clients may ask. The research chapters give evidence for the psychometric qualities of the assessment and support appropriate use of the MBTI instrument.
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- Chapter 7, "Construction of the MBTI® Global Assessments," describes the procedures used to obtain global samples of respondents; construct, translate, and administer the research form to international samples; analyze the data obtained, select items, and determine scoring methods for both of the Step I and Step II assessments. The creation of the probability index, new to the global assessments, is also covered
- Chapter 9, "Validity of the MBTI® Step I Assessment," covers the wealth of research detailing the validity of the Step I assessment
- Chapter 10, "Validity of the MBTI® Step II Assessment," offers a variety of evidence for the validity of the 20 Step II facet scales