basic personality type

ba·sic per·son·al·i·ty type

1. a person's unique, covert, or underlying personality propensities, whether behaviorally manifest or overt;
2. personality characteristics of an individual person that are also shared by most members of a social group.

ba·sic per·son·al·i·ty type

(bā'sik pĕr-sŏn-al'i-tē tīp)
1. A person's unique, covert, or underlying personality propensities, whether behaviorally manifest or overt.
2. Personality characteristics of a person that are also shared by a majority of the members of a social group.
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If you are unsure of your basic personality type, try taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test.
Hypothesis: Positive relationship exists between academic achievement and career chosen according to basic personality type.
Recent studies indicate that type A behavioral characteristics may be changed even though the basic personality type remains the same.
The DISC concept recognizes that we all are a blend of the four basic personality types, ad we can adapt to certain situations (Barbian, 2001).
The basic goal of this paper is to show a one-to-one correspondence between the six basic personality types and the six distinct categories of items that can be offered as sacrifices.
The Personality Adjective Check List (PACL) was developed and validated by Strack (1987) as an instrument of measurement in adults, containing nine scales to cover the eight basic personality types, plus one scale representative of the three severe personality types established by Millon (1981).
Recognizing that just one organizational system is not for everyone, the authors have devised solutions that provide 10 different systems to match 10 basic personality types such as perfectionist plus, hopper, fence sitter, pack rat and total slob.
For example, a general introduction to basic personality types and the implications for communication and work behavior would help sensitize individuals to potential sources of conflict.
In this study, data have been presented, which adds to the body of knowledge in describing the basic personality types of SMETCs in New Jersey.
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Negotiating styles may be identified and grouped according to four basic personality types: directors, influencers, steady types, and compliant types.(2)
Today, models such as the temperament theory, four-style behavior theory, and the four basic personality types are used widely in business, education, and religious life.

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