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Ahmed, M. (2016, February 13). Is Myers-Briggs up to the job? Financial Times, 18. Link to article

Barrick, M. R., & Mount, M. K. (2012). Nature and use of personality in selection. In N. Schmitt (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of personnel assessment & selection (pp. 225-251). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. Google Scholar

Cascio, W. F., & Aguinis, H. (2005). Test development and use: New twists on old questions. Human Resource Management, 44(3), 219–235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hrm.20068. Link to article

Church, Allan H., Fleck, C. R., Foster, G. C., Levine, R. C., Lopez, F. J., & Rotolo, C. T. (2016). Does purpose matter? The stability of personality assessments in organization development and talent management applications over time. The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, 52(4), 450–481. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0021886316668748. Link to article

Coe, C. K. (1992). The MBTI: Potential uses and misuses in personnel administration. Public Personnel Management, 21(4), 511–522. Link to article

Contel, R. (2012). The problem with personality-based hiring. Chief Learning Officer, 11(3), 40-43. Link to article

Cooper, C. A., Knotts, H. G., McCord, D. M., & Johnson, A. (2012). Taking personality seriously: The five-factor model and public management. The American Review of Public Administration, 43(4), 397–415. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0275074012446509. Link to article

Cunningham, L. (2012, December 14). Myers-Briggs personality test embraced by employers, not psychologists. The Washington Post. Link to article

Dolezalek, H. (2005). Tests on trial. Training, 42(4), 32-34. Link to article

Furnham, A., Moutafi, J., & Crump, J. (2003). The relationship between the revised NEO Personality Inventory and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal, 31(6), 577–584. http://dx.doi.org/10.2224/sbp.2003.31.6.577. Link to article

Furnham, A., Dissou, G., Sloan, P., & Chamorro-Premuzic, T. (2007). Personality and intelligence in business people: A study of two personality and two intelligence measures. Journal of Business & Psychology, 22(1), 99–109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10869-007-9051-z. Link to article

Gardner, W. L., & Martinko, M. J. (1996). Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to study managers: A literature review and research agenda. Journal of Management, 22(1), 45–83. Link to article

Gordon, L. A. (2016). Introverts in an extroverts' world. ABA Journal, 102(1), 36–41. Link to article

Harvey, R. J., Murry, W. D., & Markham, S. E. (1994). Evaluation of three short-form versions of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Journal of Personality Assessment, 63(1), 181–184. Link to article

Kennedy, R. B., & Kennedy, D. A. (2004). Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® in career counseling. Journal of Employment Counseling, 41(1), 38–43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.2161-1920.2004.tb00876.x. Link to article

Llorens, J. (2010). Taking inventory of Myers-Briggs. T + D, 64(4), 18–19. Link to article

McCrae, R. R., & Costa, P. T., Jr. (1989). Reinterpreting the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator from the perspective of the five-factor model of personality. Journal of Personality 57(1), 17-40. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-6494.ep8972588. Link to article

Meinert, D. (2015, June). Heads up: Personality assessments are being used more often in the hiring process, but what do they really tell you? HRMagazine, 60(5), 88–89. Link to article

Overholt, A. (2004). Personality tests: Back with a vengeance. Fast Company, 88, 115–117. Link to article

Paunonen, S. V., Rothstein, M. G., & Jackson, D. N. (1999). Narrow reasoning about the use of broad personality measures for personnel selection. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 20(3), 389–405. Link to article

Pittenger, D. J. (1993). The utility of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Review of Educational Research, 63(4), 467–488. Link to article

Pittenger, D. J. (2005). Cautionary comments regarding the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice & Research, 57(3), 210–221. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/1065-9293.57.3.210. Link to article

Roberts, B. (2014, April). Most likely to succeed: Latest assessments use companies' own data to identify promising new hires. HRMagazine, 59(4), 69–71. Link to article

Shuit, D. P. (2003). At 60, Myers-Briggs is still sorting out and identifying people's types. Workforce Management, 82(13), 72–74. Link to article

Tett, R. P., & Christiansen, N. D. (2007). Personality tests at the crossroads: A response To Morgeson, Campion, Dipboye, Hollenbeck, Murphy, and Schmitt (2007). Personnel Psychology, 60(4), 967–993. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1744-6570.2007.00098.x. Link to article


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