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Validity of Personality Test: Myers-Briggs.

I am writing about 250 words concerning information about personality test the reliability and validity.

The test I took was the (Jung) Myers-Briggs personality assessment tool at http://www.myersbriggs.org.

Thank you and have a great day!

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1. I am writing about 250 words concerning information about personality test the reliability and validity. The test I took was the (Jung) Myers-Briggs personality assessment tool at http://www.myersbriggs.org. I need one reference and an in text citation. Please advise if you can assist. Thank yu and have a great day!

Validity

Validity refers " whether the test measures what it purports to measure, in the MBTI's case a questionnaire about personality, an application of Jung's theory of psychological Types." (http://www.petergeyer.com.au/library/tests.php).

However, the MBTI's statistical validity has been criticized on several measures. It lacks critical scrutiny because up to half of the published information on the MBTI is for training at conferences or papers in a journal edited by Myers-Briggs advocates (http://www.indiana.edu/~jobtalk/HRMWebsite/hrm/articles/develop/mbti.pdf). Second, the validity of MBTI depends ...

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Provides information on the reliability and validity of the personality test by Jung: Myers-Briggs. References provided.

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