Part 1: Overview
1 Introduction: Psychological Type and the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator
2 The MBTI and Leadership Development: Personality and Leadership Reconsidered in Changing Times
Part 2: Research on the MBTI and Leadership Development with Implications for Practice
3 Using the MBTI in Management and Leadership: A Review of the Literature
4 The Relationship Between the MBTI and Measures of Personality and Performance in Management Groups
5 The MBTI and Leadership Skills: Relationships Between the MBTI and Four 360-Degree Management Feedback Instruments
6 Type, Leadership Feedback, and Willingness to Change
7 The MBTI and Decision-Making Styles: Identifying and Managing Cognitive Trails in Strategic Decision Making
8 Co-Workers’ Perceptions of Eight MBTI Leader Types: Comparative Analysis of Managers’ SYMLOG Profiles
Part 3: Applying the MBTI to Management and Leadership Development
9 Applying Type Dynamics to Leadership Development
10 Type Development and Leadership Development: Integrating Reality and Vision, Mind and Heart
11 Enhancing Leadership During Organizational Change
12 Using the MBTI With Management Simulations
13 Using the MBTI Step II With Leaders and Managers
14 STJs and Change: Resistance, Reaction, or Misunderstanding?
15 Integrating the FIRO-B With the MBTI: Relationships, Case Examples, and Interpretation Strategies
16 Strategies for Using Psychological Type to Enhance Leaders’ Communication
17 Type Flexibility in Processes of Strategic Planning and Change
“Developing Leaders provides cutting edge information, ideas, and application on the MBTI and leadership. It gives important insights into such critical topics as MBTI and midlife, the link with the 360-degree feedback instruments, and strategies for helping executives deal with organizational change.”
-- Patricia Stocker, Ph.D., Associate Dean and Director of Executive Programs, Maryland Business School, University of Maryland
"Drawing on the best of the MBTI research, Fitzgerald and Kirby have given us an excellent tool for our management studies. It is thought provoking and rewarding. An excellent book."
--William Bridges, author of Transitions, Managing Transition, JobShift, and Creating You & Co.
"A superb integration of theory, research, and practical application. This volume sets a new standard of excellence in its depth of presentation of type theory, its careful use of empirical research to explore theory and application, and its superb presentation of case examples to illustrate the conceptual frameworks presented."
--Naomi L. Quenk, Ph.D., licensed clinical psychologist and author of Beside Ourselves and In the Grip