INTL4260_Feb19 - o Reliability checks – multiple people...

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Tuesday, 19 February 2008 Personality Social construct Attitudes and emotions that are unique to the individual o Function of your experiences, your environment, and what you’re born with Can’t base personality on behavior o Assess a personality differently from choices they make Shared personality traits o Identify common traits and see if they produce shared behavior Personality Traits What kinds of personality traits influence foreign policy? Looking at similarities in traits, not uniqueness in characteristics Look at disagreements between similar policy makers on decisions Etheridge
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Unformatted text preview: o Reliability checks – multiple people study same person • Look at positions of policy members and correlate that with their personality traits o Variations are explained by traits • Hypotheses: o If you deal aggressively with people, that’s the kind of stance you will take on policy High extroverted people will be more aggressive, direct, and cooperative o Those who are less dominant will want negotiation, strategy • Predict actions of other actors by their personalities • Affects your assessment of the incentive structure, how you assign probabilities, what we view as a success...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course INTL 4260 taught by Professor Berejikian during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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INTL4260_Feb19 - o Reliability checks – multiple people...

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