By Naomi L. Quenk
Quickly gather the information and talents you must optimistically administer, ranking, and interpret the MBTI
with a purpose to use the Myers-Briggs style Indicator (MBTI) adequately and successfully, pros want an authoritative resource of recommendation and counsel on tips to administer, rating, and interpret this try. Written via Naomi Quenk—who coauthored the 1998 revision of the MBTI Manual and the MBTI Step II Manual—Essentials of Myers-Briggs sort Indicator evaluate, moment Edition is that resource.
like every the volumes within the Essentials of mental Assessment sequence, this booklet is designed to aid busy practitioners, and people in education, to fast gather the data and abilities they should make optimum use of significant mental overview tools. each one concise bankruptcy beneficial properties various callout bins highlighting key recommendations, bulleted issues, and vast illustrative fabric, in addition to try questions that assist you gauge and strengthen your take hold of of the knowledge lined.
thoroughly revised and recent with dialogue of latest types of the MBTI, resembling MBTI Step II and MBTIComplete, Essentials of Myers-Briggs sort Indicator Assessment, moment version presents professional evaluate of the instrument's relative strengths and weaknesses, beneficial recommendation on its medical purposes, and a number of other illuminating case reviews.
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11. Situational stress at the time of MBTI administration may influence results. True or False? 12. What is a frequent issue for clients when answering the MBTI questions? (a) (b) (c) (d) It is hard to choose between only two things. They do both things at different times. The questions are so simple they can’t get at anything important. All of the above. 13. The estimated time for completing the MBTI instrument is (a) (b) (c) (d) 15 to 25 minutes for Form M; 25 to 35 minutes for Form Q. 25 to 35 minutes for Form M; 44 to 55 minutes for Form Q.
An index closer to 30 indicates that the respondent has consistently answered the MBTI items on that dichotomy in favor of the preferred pole; an index closer to 1 means that the respondent has answered nearly as many items favoring the nonpreferred pole as the preferred pole. Alternative interpretive possibilities that can be explored with a client are discussed in chapter 4. Inferences about the possible meaning of an individual’s clarity of preference are not warranted in the absence of additional information.
Readers interested in the developmental history of Step II versions can find information in the Step II manual (2001). 1 Consequences of Mistaking Type Categories for Trait Variables • Reading positive or negative meaning into numerical preference clarity indexes—that either more clarity, less clarity, or moderate clarity is better or worse • Assuming that people with very clear preferences have “more of” the function or attitude than people with less clear preferences • Believing that greater clarity implies greater skill or maturity of use of a preference • Inferring that one or the other preference pole of a dichotomy is “better” or “healthier” than the other • Assessing people from the standpoint of a single norm of psychological health rather than considering what is usual and expected for their type Rationale Underlying Step II The Jung-Myers theory assumes that our basic type preferences, or at least tendencies to develop in particular typological directions, are inborn (though not immutable).