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Meet Myers-Briggs

January 28, 2013

 

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® is one of the most popular personality-assessment tools in the world and through users responses they can receive insight into their basic outlook or personal preference. The assessment is designed to evaluate people and provide descriptive profiles of their personality types. It's said to be the most popular and widely used personality assessment tool of its kind in the world, with as many as 1.5 million assessments being administered annually.

The two women (Isabel Briggs Myers and Katharine Cook Briggs) were acquainted with Jung's theories and sought to apply them to help civilians choose wartime jobs well-suited to their personality preferences. Myers and Briggs felt that this would make people happier and more productive in their work.

 

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