Staffing and disadvantages of personality questionnaires
Influence of business motivation and th epersonality type on efficiency of sales managers is studied. The personality type can determine psychological comfort of working by certain profession and “acclimatization” in a professional workgroup. Long-time working on the position of a salesperson can result in professional deformation of personality, which reflects in a different personality type indicated by MBTI testing.
Key words: labor motivation, management, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, psychological type of personality, profession.
Type accentuation: behavior and visual diagnostics
The article describes 8 biological accentuations and 4 psychological accentuations of personality types proposed by the author. The biological accentuations of the type represent projections of information elements of world perception by personality types onto their bio-psychical level, and psychological accentuations represent projection of psychological criteria, such as rationality/irrationality, extraversion/introversion, onto the psychophysical level of the type. The article contains descriptions of all the type accentuations.
Key words: socionics, psychology, personality type, temperament, psychical norm, intertype relationships, thinking style.
The artist in the mirror of socionics: Mstislav Dobuzhinsky
Application of the method of the content-analysis gives the possibility to define type of an information metabolism of the Russian artist Mstislav Dobuzhinsky as the logical-sensory extrovert (LSE).
Key words: socionics, psychology, type of information metabolism (TIM), psychical functions, Jung’s criteria, Reinin’s criteria, content-analysis, art creativity.
The information model of psyche and A.Maslow and V. Frankl concepts
In the article is conducted a parallel between A.Maslow's motivational concept and informatively-metabolic model of psyche of human. It is put forward the assumption of close connection between basic properties of the personality and being needs ("B-needs") allocated by A.Maslow. On that basis the concepts of ("B-needs") and "personality needs" would be separated out. The "B-needs"-characteristics of types of information metabolism are offered.
Key words: humanistic psychology, motivation, basic needs, hierarchy of needs, motivation level, motivational pyramid, basic properties of the personality, socionic model, type of information metabolism (TIM), psychical function (PF), information aspect, being needs ("B-needs"), metaneeds, personal needs, personality sense, self-transcendence.
In the End of the Issue
Fairy Tale about Socionics, or Socionics in Foxes
The fairy tale, in which process of discovery of own socionic type is shown, is presented. The attentive reader can recognise in heroes of a fairy tale — socionic types, and in prominent features of heroes — displays of work of functions in model A and dichotomic criteria. Also in a fairy tale intertype relationships and others socionic rules are reflected. In the end the author conducts socionic analysis of this fairy tale.
Key words: socionics, psychology, personality type, intertype relationships, personality development, self-knowledge.