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CPI, Apperception tests, Self-help books

Compare and contrast:
Strengths and weaknesses of California Personality Inventory (CPI), Apperception tests, and Self-help books.
Examine validity, comprehensiveness, applicability, and cultural utility for each instrument.

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CPI, Apperception tests, Self-help books

The terms have been outlined accordingly, separated by strengths, weaknesses, validity, comprehensiveness, applicability, and cultural identity. However, some terms are undefined and are not available for interpretation, such as cultural utility or "comprehensiveness," which for example refers to "completeness," and does not relate to subjects, as most are incomplete by nature. Also, you'll want to expand upon the terms referenced via your own research, course textbook, and general experience to fulfill your instructor's word requirement, if necessary.

CALIFORNIA PERSONALITY INVENTORY (CPI)

Strengths:

Develops leadership by helping people better understand themselves and how they interact with others
Provides ideal tools for one-on-one or group coaching
Helps find and develop high-performance people for an organization
Offers real-life applications and practical insights for training and development
Complements leadership development, performance improvement, succession planning, and selection programs
Weaknesses: May not provide adequate insights nor be completely accurate.

Validity: The scales of the CPI 260 instrument were developed empirically-that is, scale items were ...

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Strengths and weaknesses of California Personality Inventory (CPI), Apperception tests, and Self-help books.
Validity, comprehensiveness, applicability, and cultural utility for each instrument is examined.

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