Monday, January 9, 2012

Quick Guide To The 16 Personality Types In Organizations: Understanding Personality Differences In The Workplace By Linda V Berens, Sue A Cooper, Linda K Ernst, Charles R Martin, Steve Myers, Dario Nardi, Roger R Pearman, Marci Segal, Melissa A Smith

Quick Guide to the 16 Personality Types in Organizations: Understanding Personality Differences in the Workplace

Quick Guide to the 16 Personality Types in Organizations: Understanding Personality Differences in the Workplace
By Linda V Berens, Sue A Cooper, Linda K Ernst, Charles R Martin, Steve Myers, Dario Nardi, Roger R Pearman, Marci Segal, Melissa A Smith

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The Quick Guide to the 16 Personality Types in Organizations is written by leading experts in the theory of personality type and its applications. This booklet helps you develop your personal effectiveness within the workplace by providing two full pages of information about each of the sixteen personality types under the topics of Problem Solving, Leadership, Creativity, Teams, Stress, Learning, Career Mastery, and Personal Development. Also included is an appendix that will help you understand the eight MTR-i team roles.

The first page of each description includes information on understanding the specific personality type to help you shift perspectives to improve your relationships with others. The second page includes information on being that personality type to help you further your understanding of yourself. This format makes this booklet essential for employees in any organization who want to understand themselves better and work with others more effectively.

Product Details
  • Amazon Sales Rank: #428166 in Books
  • Published on: 2002-02-15
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 44 pages
Editorial Reviews


"...the most complete set of descriptions of psychological type's expression in organizations that I have ever read." -- Mark S. Majors, President, True Type Testing

"An invaluable handbook for developing individuals, teams, and organizations that covers fresh, new territory in a compact format." -- Eve Delunas, author, Survival Games Personalities Play

"Compact portrayals of each type are consolidated into a user-friendly format-a must for anyone working in or with organizations." -- Margaret U. Fields, contributing author, Leadership, Type, and Culture: Perspectives from Across the Globe

"Excellent resource...Right on the mark with topics that are important in today's work environment." -- Leona Haas, author, Jung's Mental Processes: Building Blocks of Type

"It is good to see descriptions... that draw from the knowledge and data of many leaders in type theory." -- Margaret Hartzler, coauthor, Journey of Understanding: MBTI Interpretation Using the Eight Jungian Functions

"The Quick Guide is masterfully concise for workshop use, yet rich with information for in-depth applications of type." -- Jane A.G. Kise, coauthor, Lifekeys: Discovering...Who You Are, Why You're Here, What You Do Best

"These type descriptions provide a comprehensive insight into how personality type manifests itself at work." -- Susan Nash, author, Turning Team Performance Inside Out: Team Types and Temperament for High-Impact Results

--Mark S. Majors, et. al.
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57 of 61 people found the following review helpful.
5Comprehensive and Concise---Perfect for Organizations
By A Customer
I found this booklet to be of extreme value compared to similar products. I used to buy a whole text to give to my clients before this came along. It contains some of the best material I have seen on the Myers-Briggs types. The fact that it has so many great contributors is a value-add. I would recommend this booklet to anyone using Myers-Briggs types in a professional setting. The booklet covers multiple topics including leadership, career development, creativity, stress, problem-solving, personal development, and learning. At first I was overwhelmed with the page count for the types, but after reading the content I was pleasantly excited and couldn't wait to show them to my customers. The book also includes some interesting new information about a new model---MTR-i---which is a team role model based on Jungian type. A very good value for the low price.

24 of 26 people found the following review helpful.
5A Great Desk Reference
By A Customer
This is a perfect book for someone to keep as a desk reference for the personality types. I found the information very valuable even though I own most other books on this subject. It is an outstanding reference for the types in an organizational setting.

15 of 16 people found the following review helpful.
5Excellent Overview
By Ernest L. Stech
This publication provides an excellent overview of the application of the Jungian personality types in organizations. It requires prior understanding of the 16 personality types. The information on leadership was particularly useful for me as a writer and scholar in the field of leadership.

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