Understanding Personality TypeIsabel Briggs Myers with Peter B. MyersConsult the definitive text on MBTI® type
Every year over 2.5 million people take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® assessment, the most widely used personality measure in history. Gifts Differing describes the ground-breaking insights embodied in the MBTI® inventory and explains its many practical applications. Distinguishing four categories of personality preferences - Extraversion-Introversion, Sensing-Intuition, Thinking-Feeling, and Judging-Perceiving - this book details how different combinations of these qualities determine the way we perceive the world and how we respond to and interact with it. Type tables show how type preferences correlate with occupational interests, and clear descriptions of the sixteen types illustrate how the different functions interact.
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The late Isabel Briggs Myers devoted her life to the observation, study, and measurement of personality. With her mother, Katharine Briggs, she authored the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® personality inventory. Peter B. Myers, Ph.D., continues research work on the development and application of personality type. Former staff director of the National Academy of Science, he is currently extending the use of the MBTI® intrument worldwide.
PUBLISHER: CPP, Inc. RELEASE DATE: 1/1/1995
LENGTH: 248 pp TYPE: paper SIZE: 6 x 9 ISBN: 978-0-89106-074-1