Management and Personnel:
psychology of management, socionics and sociology
- journal issue 4/03

  • N 4 (4)

  • April

  • 2003


Management Tools

Gulenko V.V.

Socionics in Personnel Management

Application of Socionics in team management for evaluation of personnel potential is described. It is demonstrated that application of socionic analysis of personalities of employees allows increasing efficiency of team management, conducting thought-out personnel policy, selecting staff correctly in order to create a harmoniously cooperating team. Several methods of determining employees' personality traits are given as examples.
Key words: management, personnel management, Socionics, people types, socionic types, Jungian type dimensions.

Ivanov D.A.

On New Approaches to the Problem of Psychological Occupational Selection of Aircraft Crews

The article represents a research of correlation between specific socionic types and capabilities of aviation college cadets, and considers peculiarities of intertype relationships of aircraft crew members.
Key words: socionics, aviation, aircraft crew, informational metabolism type, intertype relationships.

Meged V.V.

Target Triads

Principles of self-organization and succession of small groups consisting of three informational metabolism types called target groups of social progress are considered as basis to methodology of providing dynamic and harmonious cooperation within workgroups.
Key words: socionics, management, social psychology, thinking styles, social order relationship, target triads.

Shulman G.A.

Psychological Climate in Tourist Organizations and Tourist Groups: Socionic Aspect

Peculiarities of long-isolated small groups (LISG) are described, such as stricter (compared to society as usual) manifestation of intertype relationships (IR) and 'redefinition' of secondary IR in quasi-quadras. Thus while the supervision IR sometimes 'softens' in its manifestations (without changing its informational essence), the social order IR sharpens drastically and begins to resemble the supervision IR.
Key words: model of psyche, socion, quadra, system of intertype relationships, relationships of social order and supervision, Periodical System of Socion, concept of secondary order, zones of influence of the secondary order, formal and informal leaders.

Career Guidance

Ovcharov A.A., Meged V.V.

Future of Your Child

The article considers issues of detecting children's gifts in the early age and peculiarities of developing them using methods of the psychical informational metabolism theory, i.e. socionics. Kinds of gifts are classified by Jung's psychical functions, also called informational metabolism functions. The dominant style of thinking allows to propose a possible field of child's occupational preparation and to develop his gifts in the chosen direction. Target attitudes of each informational metabolism type are described.
Key words: socionics, psychology, Jung's typology, psychical functions, children's capabilities, actional attitude, style of thinking.

Informational Structure of Society

Bukalov A.V.

Evolution of Society and Quadral Succession Law

A new law of historical evolution of society as a psycho-informational system is formulated. This law is called Quadral Succession Law, where quadra is a specific group of informational metabolism types. Dynamics of society is described in terms of this law. It is demonstrated that such regularities are possible to trace back at various time spans and make together a hierarchical evolutional structure: from small workgroups up to nations.
Key words: socionics, evolution of society, quadral succession law, sociology, social psychology, informational metabolism type, informational model of psyche.

Socionics Methods

Augustinavichiute A.

The Socion

This article explains basic prerequisites, categories and concepts of Socionics, a science describing a system of Socion (the unity of 16 personality types), socionic nature of a human being and socionic structure of the society, different informational metabolism types of people and different forms of interactions (relationships) between them. Aspects and model of the informational metabolism (A-Model) are described.
Key words: socionics, informational metabolism type, socion, informational metabolism aspect, intertype relationships, logic, ethic, sensation, intuition.

Bukalov G.K.

Determining Informational Metabolism Type of Technical Objects

The possibility of determining informational metabolism type (IMT) of technical objects (machinery) is demonstrated. Technical terminology and stages of technological process find their correlations in terms of informational metabolism functions. IMT of two technical objects, a shuttle loom and a watch, are determined as examples.
Key words: socionics, machinery, technical object (machine), informational metabolism type model.