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There have been hundreds of excellent books written about Personality Type. Included here is a partial list of some of the most popular and useful ones.

The Art of Dialogue
Exploring Personality Differences for More Effective Communication
Carolyn Zeisset
2006, The Center for Application of Psychological Type (CAPT)

The Art of SpeedReading People
Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron
1998, Little Brown & Company

CAPT Atlas of Type Tables
Gerald P. Macdaid, Mary H. McCaulley, Richard I. Kainz
1991, CAPT

The Developing Child
Using Jungian Type to Understand Children
Elizabeth Murphy
1992, Consulting Psychologists Press (CPP)

Do What You Are
Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type
Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron
2007, Little Brown & Company

Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness
Roger R. Pearman
1999, CAPT

Gifts Differing
Understanding Personality Type
Isabel Briggs Myers, Peter B. Myers
1980, CPP

I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Not You
The Real Meaning of the 16 Personality Types
Roger R. Pearman, Sarah C. Albritton
1997 Davies-Black

Introduction to Type in Organizations
Sandra K. Hirsh, Jean M. Kummerow
1998, CPP

Introduction to Type and Decision making
Katherine W. Hirsh, Elizabeth Hirsh
2007, CPP

Introduction to Type and Teams
Elizabeth Hirsh, Katherine W. Hirsh, Sandra K. Hirsh
2003, CPP

The Introvert Advantage
How to Thrive in an Extrovert World
Marti Olsen Laney
2002, Workman Publishing

In the Grip
Understanding Type, Stress, and the Inferior Function
Naomi L. Quenk
2000, CPP

Just Your Type
Create the Relationship You've Always Wanted Using the Secrets of Personality Type
Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron
2000, Little Brown and Company

Understand Yourself and Make the Most of Who You Are
Sandra K. Hirsh, Jean M. Kummerow
1989, Warner Books

Looking at Type and Learning Styles
Gordon D. Lawrence
2004, CAPT

MBTI Manual
A Guide to the Development and Use of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Isabel Briggs Myers, Mary H. McCaulley, Naomi L. Quenk, Allen L. Hammer
1998, CPP

Using Personality Type to Discover Your Parenting Strengths
Janet P. Penley, Diane Eble
2006, Da Capo Press

Nurture by Nature
How to Raise Happy, Healthy, Responsible Children Through the Insights of Personality Type
Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron
1997, Little Brown & Company

People Types & Tiger Stripes
Gordon D. Lawrence
1993, CAPT

The Personality Type Tool Kit
Do What You Are
Paul D. Tieger, Barbara Barron
2001, Personality, LLC

Soul Types
Matching Your Personality and Spiritual Path
Sandra K. Hirsh, Jane A. G. Kise
1998, Hyperion

Type and Culture
Using the MBTI Instrument in International Applications
Linda K. Kirby, Elizabeth Kendall, Nancy J. Barger
2007, CPP

Type Talk
Otto Kroeger, Janet Thuesen
1998, Delacorte Press

Type Talk at Work
Otto Kroeger, Janet Thuesen
2002, Dell

Was That Really Me?
How Everyday Stress Brings Out Our Hidden Personality
Naomi L. Quenk
2002, Davies-Black

Wired for Conflict
The Role of Personality Type in Resolving Differences
Sonda VanSant
2003, CAPT


Here you will find many useful links to the websites of organizations that offer a variety of resources to people interested in Personality Type.

Association for Psychological Type
Asianic Psychologists Press

Australian Association for Psychological Type

Australian Psychologists Press

British Association for Psychological Type

Career LifeSkills Resources Inc.

Center for Applications of Psychological Type - CAPT

CPP/Davies-Black Publishing or

DWYA Do What You Are


MBTI Certification

Myers & Briggs Foundation

Mothers of Many Styles


Otto Kroeger Associates - Paul D. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger

Psychometrics Canada, Inc.

Temperament Research Institute

The Type Reporter

Type Resources

Type Experts

There are many different applications of Personality Type. Following is a list of experts in some of the most popular fields.

Careers and Occupations
Lisa Abrams
Chicago, IL USA

Jean Reid, Ph.D.
Conway, SC USA

Counseling and Psychotherapy
(803) 648-6957

Gil Clack, PhD.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7274 3809
United Kingdom

Management and Organizational Development
Greg Huszczo, Ph.D.
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Multi-Cultural and International Issues
Ray Moody, Ph.D.
Honolulu, HI 96826

Religion and spirituality
Mary Hicks
Sacramento, CA 95825

Theory and Research
Peter Geyer
61 3 5562 9033
Warrnambool Vic 3280 Australia