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Personality Assessment Tools
This paper compares the Myers-Briggs and the Rorschach assessment tests.
# 100563 | 1,267 words | 2 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Jan 10, 2008 in Psychology (Jung) , Psychology (Testing) , Business (Human Resources)


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Description:

The paper discusses the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and the Rorschach assessment tests that were both created to assist people in understanding the mental perceptions of each other through a focus on personality. The paper shows how the Myers-Briggs tool is a much more effective test than the Rorschach because it is reliable and leaves little room for bias on the part of the evaluator.

From the Paper:

"The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality assessment focuses on Jung's concept of personality types and a personality inventory (Geyer, 2006, sec. 1-3). The initial work on the MBTI began in the 1940s and has been revised on a constant basis since that time. It is considered reliable because of the test-retest method of reliability that has demonstrated a 75% repeat result from participants (Geyer, 2006, sec. 1-3). Therefore, the test is utilized by many businesses and organizations as a clear assessment tool for personality indicators of employees."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Geyer, P. (2006). Understanding the MBTI and personality type. Personality Pathways. Retrieved October 25, 2006, from http://www.personalitypathways.com/MBTI_geyer.html
  • Mattler, C. (2005). The utility of the Rorschach comprehensive system: An increasing body of supportive research. South African Rorschach Journal. 2(1): 3-31.

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APA Format

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