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Another Defense of the MBTI

One can find fault with the MBTI, and no doubt with many personality-assessment mechanisms. But there is no escaping types. We freely diagnose people all…


Step Right Up!

Can you guess which social science experiments replicated successfully and which did not – just from reading a brief description of their results? Depending on how…



Well Done!

“With the company for just three years, Lam, who has a doctorate in industrial-organizational psychology, “has moved the organization from a ‘pencil and paper,’ ‘command…


Head Games

Jimmy Johnson picked up two Super Bowl rings and a national championship in a three-decade long career, but in all reality fell into coaching by…


IO Psych Term: Sportsmanship

Sportsmanship, a dimension of organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) is “an employee’s willingness to tolerate less-than-ideal working conditions and circumstances without complaining.” Source: Nielsen, T. M., Bachrach,…


A Non-Smoking Smoke Break

Is using social media for personal business a counterproductive work behavior? Maybe, but it’s also a break. Interesting little study here and a good use…