The test finds which of the 16 personalities matches the respondent. This indication of personality has applications in personal exploration, counseling, coaching, employee development, and research. The "6-type framework has proven
to improve communication and understanding in large and small companies."
A research was conducted to determine validity and reliability. The results are as follows:
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Internal Consistency Reliability
Validity (First study: Relation to prior type assessment)
Consistency: The next table presents the sample results broken out for each personality style dimension; “each of the styles matched at least 88% of the time, and the match for EI was 94%”. This result represents a high degree of consistency:
Respondent perceptions: They studied a sample of 857 respondents who provided their opinion of the degree of accuracy and usefulness of the TypeFinder results—when asked, "How accurate did you find your results?" over 85%of examinees rated the results as either Extremely Accurate or Very Accurate. When asked, "Did your report give you useful information?" over 96%of examinees said that the report was useful. These findings suggest that the majority of respondents see the test as both accurate and valuable.
Price: TypeFinder tests start at $29 per person, with discounted pricing down to $9/test for large groups