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- Whats Your Type?
- Merve Emre
- 02 May 2019
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Download Whats Your Type? 107 An unprecedented history of the personality test that has achieved cult like devotion devised a century ago by a pair of homemakers and found today in boardrooms classrooms and beyondThe Myers Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world It has been harnessed by Fortune 100 companies universities hospitals churches and the military Its language – of extraversion vs introversion thinking vs feeling – has inspired online dating platforms and Buzzfeed uizzes alike And yet despite the test's widespread adoption experts in the field of psych. This book was a disappointment I looked forward to it I went through a phase of interest in the Myers Briggs as a teenager and so was eager to learn about it Unfortunately after a fascinating introduction in which the author delves into the almost cult like atmosphere of Myers Briggs training in an attempt to get access to Isabel Myers s archives the author was reuired to pay 2000 for a week of re education which was pretty much as it sounds this turns into a dull biography of the test s creators Ultimately I had to turn to the internet to provide basic information about the test left out of the bookThe Myers Briggs Type Indicator or MBTI sorts people into sixteen categories of personality types based on their expressed preferences This indicator its devotees insist that it is not a test because there are no right or wrong answers was developed by two housewives Katherine Briggs and her daughter Isabel Myers Though both were collFree read ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ñ Merve Emre
Download Whats Your Type? 107 Ometric testing a 500 million industry struggle to account for its success – no less validate its results How did the Myers Briggs insinuate itself into our jobs our relationships our internet our livesFirst conceived in the 1920s by the mother daughter team of Katherine Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers a pair of aspiring novelists and devoted homemakers the Myers Briggs was designed to bring the gospel of Carl Jung to the masses But it would take on a life of its own reaching from the smoke filled boardrooms of mid century New York to Berkeley California where it wa. 35 Stars The beginning really tried to sell me on the mystery of the author s journey to uncover the history of MBTI After such promise it slowed down for awhile which is why I can t rate it higher Then it took a turn toward the bizarre when Katherine had a strange relationship with Mary Tucky Tuckerman Overall it was fascinating and there were moments of What did I just read Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for a free copy of this ebook in exchange for an unbiased review
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Download Whats Your Type? 107 S honed against some of the 20th century's greatest creative minds It would travel across the world to London Zurich Cape Town Melbourne and Tokyo; to elementary schools nunneries wellness retreats and the closed door corporate training sessions of todayDrawing from original reporting and never before published documents What’s Your Type examines nothing less than the definition of the self – our attempts to grasp categorise and uantify our personalities Surprising and absorbing the book like the test at its heart considers the timeless uestion What makes you you. This is mostly a biography of Katharine Briggs and Isabel Myers the mother and daughter who came up with the pervasive Myers Briggs Type Indicator a personality test based on Carl Jung s theories It s also a history of the evolution of the indicator and of personality tests in general The writing is academic than conversational making it hard to read a whole lot at onceEmre does her best to remain disinterested in the subject matter neither condemning nor endorsing it I d have liked to see of its criticisms and from people who swear by it The MBTI has never been scientifically validated but psychology is still new enough a field that validation is not easy even nowI ve taken Internet versions and gotten a different result every time Isabel Myers insisted that results never changed If they did it was a problem with the test taker I m an extreme Introvert and a pretty solid Intuitive The other two factors are pretty well balanced so they kee