Accession Number:

ADA218029

Title:

The Effects of Psychological Type and Information Presentation on Decision Making

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis

Corporate Author:

AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH SCHOOL OF SYSTEMS AND LOGISTICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

149.0

Abstract:

This research investigated the relationship between the users psychological type and mode of information presentation. One hundred twenty- seven Department of Defense managers served as subjects. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator was utilized to identify the psychological type of the users while the Information Presentation Mode Survey determined accuracy, efficiency, and preference for seven modes of presenting information or decision making. Psychological types were found to vary in their accuracy of decision making. Specifically, Introverts were more accurate than Extraverts, Sensing types were more accurate that Intuitive types, Thinking types were more accurate than Feeling types, and Perceptive types were more accurate than Judgment types. SFs were more accurate than STs, and NTs NFs were least accurate.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE