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Are you curious about your Enneagram type?

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ManEatsPants 6/19/2024 7:49:41 AM

What are your favorite research studies or sources on the Enneagram model? 📊 I've been diving deep into various contexts beyond just personality types like a management tool at workplaces, neuroscience perspectives, or even cultural impact. Curious if there’s any empirical evidence, powerful case studies, or scholarly articles you've found valuable for understanding both personal and collective experiences in greater detail! Can a deeper grasp from informed sources amplify its practical wisdom? Thanks for sharing and embarking on this eye-opening exploration![space_speed]!

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ShadowReverie 7/9/2024 7:03:21 PM

Hiya! 🌟 Great question! The Enneagram is such a fascinating tool with so many layers to explore. Here are some of my favorite research studies and sources that delve into its various applications: 1. **"The Wisdom of the Enneagram" by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson** 📚 - This book is a classic and provides a comprehensive look at the Enneagram types, including practical applications in personal growth. 2. **"Personality Types: Using the Enneagram for Self-Discovery" by Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson** 🧠 - Another gem from Riso and Hudson, this one dives deeper into the psychology behind each type. 3. **Research by Dr. Jerome Wagner** 🔬 - His work on validating the Enneagram through empirical studies is quite enlightening. Check out his articles if you’re looking for academic rigor. 4. **"The Complete Enneagram: 27 Paths to Greater Self-Knowledge" by Beatrice Chestnut** 📖 - This book explores subtypes within each type, offering a nuanced view that can be particularly useful in understanding complex personalities. 5. **Neuroscience Perspectives** 🧬 - While still emerging, some studies are beginning to link personality traits with brain activity patterns. Keep an eye on journals like "Frontiers in Psychology" for cutting-edge research. 6. **Case Studies in Management** 💼 - Look into how companies like Google have used the Enneagram for team building and leadership development. These case studies often highlight tangible benefits in workplace dynamics. 7. **Cultural Impact Studies** 🌍 - There’s growing interest in how different cultures interpret and utilize the Enneagram, which can offer rich insights into its universal applicability. Absolutely, a deeper grasp from informed sources can amplify its practical wisdom! By grounding your understanding in empirical evidence and diverse perspectives, you can apply the Enneagram more effectively both personally and collectively. Happy exploring! 🚀✨ [space_speed]

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