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The Resource The cult of personality : how personality tests are leading us to miseducate our children, mismanage our companies, and misunderstand ourselves, Annie Murphy Paul

The cult of personality : how personality tests are leading us to miseducate our children, mismanage our companies, and misunderstand ourselves, Annie Murphy Paul

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The cult of personality : how personality tests are leading us to miseducate our children, mismanage our companies, and misunderstand ourselves
Title
The cult of personality
Title remainder
how personality tests are leading us to miseducate our children, mismanage our companies, and misunderstand ourselves
Statement of responsibility
Annie Murphy Paul
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book tells the surprising and disturbing story of the tests that claim to capture human nature. It goes behind the scenes to discover how personality tests are used in America's companies, its courts, its schools, and in organizations from churches to community centers to dating services. It exposes the serious flaws of personality tests, explaining why their results are often invalid, unreliable, and unfair
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10166805
Cataloging source
DLC
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Paul, Annie Murphy
Dewey number
155.2/8
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Personality tests
  • Personality tests for children
  • Employees
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how personality tests are leading us to miseducate our children, mismanage our companies, and misunderstand ourselves
Label
The cult of personality : how personality tests are leading us to miseducate our children, mismanage our companies, and misunderstand ourselves, Annie Murphy Paul
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. A most typical American -- 2. Rorschach's dream -- 3. Minnesota normals -- 4. Deep diving -- 5. First love -- 6. Child's play -- 7. The stranger -- 8. Uncharted waters -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index -- About the author
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 302 pages
Isbn
9780743243568
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004047186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocm55044778
  • OCoLC
Label
The cult of personality : how personality tests are leading us to miseducate our children, mismanage our companies, and misunderstand ourselves, Annie Murphy Paul
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. A most typical American -- 2. Rorschach's dream -- 3. Minnesota normals -- 4. Deep diving -- 5. First love -- 6. Child's play -- 7. The stranger -- 8. Uncharted waters -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Index -- About the author
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 302 pages
Isbn
9780743243568
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004047186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocm55044778
  • OCoLC

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