Answer to Question #161455 in Marketing for saleemaslam

Question #161455

Learn more about yourself! Go to and take the Big 5 Personality Test. Then go to to get a brief assessment of your MBTI profile. 

Answer the following questions:

1. Do you agree with these results? Why or why not?

2. How does your Big Five profile compare against the MBTI?

3. How are personality tests and employment linked?

4. Why would an employer or employee be interested in the results of a personality test?

Response to a team member: 

1. How do your team member's test results differ from yours?

2. What did you learn from your team member's post? 

Please Note: 

Answers to the discussion questions must be completed by Saturday at midnight of the week in which it is assigned. Your answer must not more than 500 words single-spaced in length and must include a minimum of 2 research sources: the textbook plus at least one peer-reviewed journal article. Your response to a team member must be posted by Wednesday at midnight. The response must be a min. of 2 paragraphs single-spaced in length and must include a minimum of 2 research sources. You may use the same research used in your discussion answer. The questions will be graded using a scale of 0-10. See rubric in the intro-section of the course page

Expert's answer


Personality Test

           I agree with the results because they portray and signify the person that I am. For instance, openness I scored 87.5% indicating that I am creative, adventurous and intellectual. 73% in consciousness shows that I am organized and determined. Scoring 69% in extraversion entails that I tend to engage actively with others to earn friendship, power and status. Having a score of 75% in agreeableness portrays that I tend to offer a great deal of empathy and taking care of others. Lastly, 50% in Neuroticism indicates that I experience negative emotions, which warn me that something is wrong.

           The Big Five profile shows results in percentage and an explanation along, whereas the MBTI basically explains the traits of an individual (de Raad, B, 2000). Essentially, I would recommend the Big Five Profile over the MBTI on matters linked to character description. The personality test and employment are linked on the perspective that I understand the reasons I relate with my colleagues and in matters related to task completion (Ali, 2019).  The employers would be interested in the personality test, so as to know which task and group an employee is suitable for.



Ali, I. (2019). Personality traits, individual innovativeness and satisfaction with life. Journal        of Innovation and knowledge, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp. 38-46.

de Raad, B. (2000). The Big Five Personality Factors: The Psycholexical Approach to      Personality, Hogrefe & Huber

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