Sociology of Personality Tests

Sociology of Personality Tests

Do you know much about the Myers-Briggs test? It’s a psychology test used to classify different personality types. Many workplaces use this test to try to help manage different communication styles. Sociological research has shown, however, that many workplaces lose sight of how the test should be used. Workers can sometimes become pigeon-holed into certain roles and broader organisational issues can be excused away due to a misunderstanding of the personality types.

Check out my Social Science Insights blog to see how workplaces can better use the Myers-Briggs test:

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