Tag: Personality

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King, Warrior, Magician, Lover (KWML) in the workplace

by Basheer Badran

KWML is a method of personality assessment, friendship compatibility, and romantic fitness . Afterward, you might extend this concept to include relationships between coworkers and colleagues.

The concept became famous at the beginning of the millennium. It was popular among people interested in self-help and dating, especially after some seminars presented by Dr Paul Dobransky. In fact, he describes the KWML model as the most powerful story for romance, business, and social power you’ve ever read. 

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Understanding Personality: A, B, C, and D Types

By Elif Çalışkan

Several years ago some medical practitioners had a hard time predicting which types of people would experience cardiovascular disease. In fact, they knew that high blood pressure, overweight, and inactivity would increase cardiovascular risks. However, even the combination of these factors was not enough for them to make an accurate prediction. So, they had to do pretty deep researches. Then, they’ve found a relationship between chronic medical morbidity and personality characteristics (Burger, 2006).

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Understanding Personality: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

By Elif Çalışkan

We had already referred to the importance of understanding the structure of the organization, workplace situation, and personality traits to predict the actions of individuals in our previous article. This time we will explain the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). It is one of the widest personality preference instruments. Firstly, it described by psychiatrist Carl Jung. Then, Jung’s theory on personality developed and extended by Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother, Katharine Cooks Briggs. In fact, the MBTI is a personality typology using four pairs of contrasting traits to combine 16 different personality patterns (Fretwell et al., 2013). Let’s examine the indicator closer!

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Big Five Personality

Understanding Personality: Big Five Personality Traits

By Elif Çalışkan

Psychologists have generally tried to categorize people since the emergence of personality psychology term after WWI. They have also used those categorizations to predict employee’s behaviors according to various situations and their personalities in the workplace (Chan, 2004). Above all, personality refers to individual differences in terms of thinking, feeling, understanding, and behaving (APA, 2020). On the other hand, personality trait is classifying a person according to the degree off a stable and consistent pattern of behaviors, attitudes, and feelings of the individual (Burger, 2006). 

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