Essays Tagged: "Personality test"

Managing human performance.

NSIDER ABOUT PSYCHOMETRICS 8WHEN IS A TEST RELIABLE? 9WHEN IS A TEST VALID? 10CATEGORIES OF TESTS 10PERSONALITY TESTING 10ABILITY TESTING 10APTITUDE TESTING 11CONSIDERATIONS 12CONCLUSIONS 15REFERENCES ... ivities*Knowledge, aptitude and psycho-metric tests of various facets of know-how, intelligence and personality*Presentations*Experience*Graphology*Astrology!!!!What is psychometrics?'Psychometrics re ...

(13 pages) 510 0 3.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

"Organisations use a range of selection methods to fill job vacancies. Discuss these methods and critically evaluate their reliability and validity."

will be discussing are interview, biodata, group methods, in-trays, presentation, work simulation, personality assessment and assessment centres.InterviewThe interview is the most used method maybe b ... imple task, for example if a secretary is to be chosen he/she may be asked to undergo a typing test.Personality testsThis method takes the form of questionnaires and measures the appropriate personali ...

(9 pages) 407 1 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

The Individual and the Organisation: Selection and Choice

iterion-related validity of the predictors. It is only after both the validity and reliability of a personality test have been established can it be used to aid the selection of employees with any acc ... translating these characteristics to psychological qualities is a difficult and complicated process.Personality, which refers to "the psychological qualities that influence an individual's characteris ...

(10 pages) 190 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Methods of Objective Test Construction-short essay, includes definition and examples

y groups of things, such as test items, that seem to be alike. To use this technique to construct a personality test, researchers begin with a long list of objective items and administer these items t ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Validity of Personality Tests

The Validity of Personality TestsWhen looking online for a personality test, I came across one in which the test its ... unny, Tweety, Pepe Le Pew, and Speedy Gonzales. Each character has different character traits and a personality description, and depending on what character they are given, the subject's personality i ... on what character they are given, the subject's personality is interpreted and described.I took the personality test and discovered I scored a point total within the range of Tweety. My personality de ...

(2 pages) 134 0 4.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Critical essay on the personality test theory and how different issues helped us to understand the human mind.

vital to our understanding of psychology since it combines different perspectives and facts.On the personality test we rated the best colors that suit us and used some mathematical skills by adding u ...

(2 pages) 104 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Organisational behaviour

tuation (in academic, third person writing style)* A discussion of how your values, perceptions and personality traits influence your response to the situation.Answer : Values, perceptions and persona ... ll should react in an organizational setting depending on the employee's own values, perception and personality.This essay is structured as follows: First, an introduction on what values, perception a ...

(5 pages) 232 1 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Case Study: Laura Learns A Lesson

ests are job related. The tests that Laura downloaded from internet: typing test, numeracy test and personality test were very much related to the job vacancy- receptionist. I could say that the tests ... I doubt that the tests score would be consistent if Laura downloads different typing, numeracy and personality tests. All tests Laura gained from internet were not specifically designed for her job v ...

(4 pages) 129 0 2.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management


Every person on the face of this earth has a certain personality. But not so certain that every person has a unique personality. Personalities can be bro ... roups ranging from one extreme to the other. Psychologists have helped aid a person in finding what personality type they are by using personality test. Finding one's personality can be very hard when ... very hard when the person does not know whom they really are. To fully understand and analyze your personality type you have to first know who you are and exactly what you do or would do in situation ...

(2 pages) 129 1 3.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Self reflection paper-personality test

After doing the personality tests in tutorial 2, I would like to reflect something about my own personality. Also, I ... wn personality. Also, I have some opinion about the trait theory and the behavioral perspectives of personality theories.To start with, I would like to summarize my own personality based on the NEO-FF ... ors that have larger standard deviation (N, O and C).The above analysis is only based on my NEO-FFI personality test results and the general college students' results. And also, personally, I think th ...

(4 pages) 169 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Interview As a Method Of Selection

isolation however and tend to be used along with other selection methods. Cognitive ability tests, personality tests and performance or work sample tests are among the most commonly used. Cognitive t ... ability to perform a particular job and have a relatively high predictive ability. Over reliance on personality tests is not to be recommended. They measure personality traits such as conscientiousnes ...

(3 pages) 83 0 4.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Measures of Personality Research

�PAGE � �PAGE �4� Personality Measures of Personality ResearchThe two personality test that were chosen for this paper ... sonality ResearchThe two personality test that were chosen for this paper are Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) and the Millon Index of Personality Styles Revised (MIPS Revised). You ... he test."The MMPI was developed in the 1930s at Minnesota University as a serious and comprehensive personality test that can be used to detect psychiatric problems. It was revised in 1989 as MMPI-2 a ...

(3 pages) 130 0 4.3 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What am I like?

ay, trust their intuitive feelings implicitly, aspire for profundity. This is the "Identity Seeking Personality" -- credulous about the future, mystical about the past, and their preferred time and pl ...

(2 pages) 875 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Construct and Support and Argument Paper

d in order to attain that height of exposure, an individual must first determine his or her type of personality and to examine themselves as others would also view them to be. It is important to know ... f how someone perceives you, you may not know what you are doing wrong.According to the Jungian 16- Personality Test, this gave us the information in various categories to help define or to determine ...

(5 pages) 143 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Employee Testing Analysis

uiring continuous changes and updates. Another disadvantage could be overlooking a potential hire's personality. Team dynamics play a big role in organizational accomplishments and conflicting persona ... accomplishments and conflicting personality types can dampen progress in achieving overall success.Personality test such as Myers Briggs Type Indicator (M.B.T.I.) and D.I.S.C., which stands for domin ...

(5 pages) 70 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Analysis of Team Charter

having each group member complete a self assessment. The assessment can be prepared by the Jungian personality test. This test should provide and prepare each member to identify their skills, interes ... roup work, the team needs to identify each member's skills before work can be assigned. The Jungian personality test will give the specific skills on each member. Example, a member with an ENFP Jungia ...

(2 pages) 203 1 1.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Article Review and analysis

oyees. Many options are available for both the employee and organization. Organizations can provide personality tests to help find more about an employee. Most organizations engage in transformational ... e is assessments that can be performed to help. This paper will discuss three articles that discuss personality tests, transformational leadership, and assessments.Article OneArticle one is on persona ...

(3 pages) 72 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Recommendation Report - Choosing an Aplicant for Police Recruitment

ils and work experience. Also outlined in each applicant profile are the results of a psychological personality test, comments from a panel interview and an integrity check previously retrieved by the ... olice recruit according to relevant literature. Focusing on the education status and results of the personality test, a literature review has been produced to determine whether the candidate/s are sui ...

(9 pages) 69 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Creating a Plan for Positive Influence (Organizational Leadership)

members consist of Nichole Hand, Sandi Marquez, and Michael Church. Our team has taken a series of personality tests to determine the types of personalities, attitudes, emotions, and values the team ... ly complete the project.Looking at our first team member, Michael, the results of his test show his personality to be of a cautious nature. Michael is very analytical and enjoys problem solving. These ...

(3 pages) 140 0 4.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Audience Effects and Extroversion

scenario (Smith & Lazarus, 1990). Indeed, a strong body of evidence indicates the influence of personality dimension, more specifically extroversion and introversion, on a variety of behaviours a ... cifically extroversion and introversion, on a variety of behaviours and performance (Eysenck, 1967).PersonalityThe trait of extroversion is described as dominant, assertive and responsive to social en ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology