Myers‐Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): Some Psychometric Limitations

  title={Myers‐Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI): Some Psychometric Limitations},
  author={G. Boyle},
  journal={Australian Psychologist},
  • G. Boyle
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology
  • Australian Psychologist
  • The present paper critically reviews the psychometric adequacy of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Although the instrument is extremely popular in applied settings, there is an urgent need for the development of valid and comprehensive local norms, in order to increase its predictive validity and utility within the Australian context. In addition, there is a number of psychometric limitations pertaining to the reliability and validity of the MBTI, which raise concerns about its use by… CONTINUE READING
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