Are you fairly new to understanding Type? There are many good places you can go to buy books or get recommendations. If you look at Amazon and search for ‘Personality Type’ you will get dozens of *pages* of results. Of course, not all are equally helpful, or knowlegeable! So here are a few shorter lists, to get you started.
For details online descriptions of the 16 Personality Types, try:
- The Centre for Confidence and Wellbeing (Carol Craig)
- The 16 Myers-Briggs Types (Sandra Krebs Hirsh and Jean Kummerow)
- Team Technology has descriptions, also ‘Team Roles’ (Steve Myers)
Typology Central is a non-commercial wiki and forum site with over 25k members internationally. They have discussions, videos, profiles and questionnaires.
Insights for Change has a useful list of basic and more advanced reading, with short descriptions and links to Amazon.co.uk for details and reviews. There are also Web Links to information to read or watch on video. Especially helpful for those just starting to find their way.
The Type Academy has a great deal of information about Type, Temperament, Interaction Styles, and Cognitive Processes, and how they work together and complement each other. You can also buy books, some of which are hard to get in the UK.
Radiance House has apps, workbooks and books relating to Type, and is the main place to find Dario Nardi’s and Linda Berens’ books. These are in the US, so keep in mind for postage.
|You Are the Difference: Application of Jungian theory in education, by Dick Otter. Dick gave a talk on this topic at the 2014 Anniversary conference which was very popular, and he left us some copies so people could buy it in the UK. How do you get the best out of all your pupils? Type can tell you about your pupils, and also about yourself as a teacher. If you understand where their behaviour comes from, you can offer your pupils what they need most. £11.50 each + postage, please email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|The Shadows of Type, by Angelina BennetThe ‘Shadows of Type’ model combines Type with ego development theory. This leads to detailed descriptions of the 16 psychological types through seven levels of ego development. Using the suggested coaching techniques and applications, individuals can gain more insight into how they are using their type and the traps that they can fall into.£9.72 available from Amazon,
£3.95 in PDF version