186 pages, long, this dissertation discusses the relationship between type, crime, ministry, and moral reasoning skills within a Christian framework. Describes what types of crime are favored by which types (See pg. 96). Describes what types are likely to become ministers by denomination (FJs were overall favored). People with preferences for Introversion, Intuition, Thinking, and Perceiving tended to have higher moral reasoning skills. Much other interesting data throughout.
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This study of type and creativity (as measured by the Torrance Test of Creative Thinking) finds that NPs tend to score with the highest measures of creativity. Differences in creativity were also noted for different genders and cultures.
A short powerpoint presentation that explores how well the MBTI instruments works in various countries. Shows attitudes of different cultures towards each of the four preferences, i.e. "Feeling is feminine" or "Extraversion is for loud Americans." Brief but interesting.
Discusses the role of creativity in the military within the context of type, focusing on the fact that STJ (the dominant type in the military) tend towards efficient problem solving, while NTP (not so dominant) tend towards creative problem solving. Argues that the army would benefit from encouraging a more creative culture, leading to higher adaptivity and more successful problem solving. Also examines military leadership styles.
A 118 page dissertation decribing which types and temperaments are attracted to what musical areas. Choir students tend to be more extraverted than orchestra students; ensemble students were more likely to prefer NFP. Summarizes other research showing that NFs as a whole tend to be strongly attracted to music. Also describes the personality characteristics of people who prefer particular instruments.
Do different ethniticies and sexes have different type compositions? This study looks at type differences between groups of Caucasians, Latinos, African Americans, Asians, and Indians as well as between men and women (it goes beyond the usual T/F divide to look at S/N, J/P, and E/I differences). A good exploration of how well the MBTI works, and where it errs, in a multicultural setting.
Describes the common cultural preference for ESFJ and examines the contrasting perceptions of INTP women in various cultures. Provides case studies in which INTP women describe their lives; summarizes common experiences for the type.
Examines the temperaments of lawyers. Guardians tend to be corporate/business/commerical lawyers, Rationals dominate litigation practice, and (female) Idealists are also strongly overrepresented in female litigation practice. Artisans were hardly represented at all, while in general terms, Guardians were the most numerous type. Resisting the urge to make a lawyer joke...
Starting on page five, this report discusses the types and positions of librarians. ISTJs and INTJs are the most common types; INTPs are also frequent. ISFJs, INFJs, and INFPs are also favored in certain areas.
A sample career report by an accredited type organization describing the occupational preferences, best-fit majors, job satisfactiers, career development options, and career choices for an ENFP. Includes most popular and least popular occupations.