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PERSONALITY, ATTITUDES, ABILITY AND VALUESPERSONALITYThe big five personality traits( OCEAN )1. Opennesspeople who like to learn new things and enjoy new experiences usually scores high inopenness.2. Conscientiousnesspeople that have a high degree of conscientiousness are reliable and prompt.3.Extraversionextraverts get their energy from interacting with others, While introverts get their energy tothemselves.4.AgreeablenessThese individuals are friendly, cooperative and compassionate. This shows how well someonecan get along with other people.5.NeuroticismThe last OCEAN trait is also known as emotional stability. It measures how well a person cancontrol emotions like anxiety and sadness.IMPORTANCE OF PERSONALITYThe Big Five personality theory gives a simple blueprint to understanding others, improvingrelationships by knowing why people tend to behave the way that they do. You can even usethe theory to help better understand yourself and how to get along with others better than everbefore.Personality Traits Influencing Organizational Behavior1.Authoritarianismdeveloped by the psychologist Adorno during World War II to measure susceptibility toautocratic, fascistic or antidemocratic appeals. After that the concept was extended to thehuman personality. According to Adorno, “This concept refers to a belief that there should bestatus and power differences among people in organizations.”2.Bureaucratic Personality
The personality of a bureaucratic person is based upon respect for organizational rules andregulations. He is different from an authoritarian person in respect that his acceptance ofauthority is not total and blind.3.MachiavellianismThis personality trait of Machiavellianism also known as Mach is named after NiccolòMachiavelli, who wrote in the 16th century on how to gain and use power.4. Introversion and ExtroversionThese two terms are generally associated with the interpersonal behaviour of an individual andhis sociability5. Problem Solving StyleIndividuals have their own style of solving their problems and making their decisions and thisstyle of their affects their personality in certain ways. There are four problem solving stylesbased upon Don Hellriegll, John W. Slocumand Richard W. Woodman “organisationalbehaviour”.Sensation Feeling Style:The people who have the sensation feeling style are dependable, friendly, social and theyapproach facts with human concerns.Sensation Thinking Style:People with sensation thinking style are practical, logical, decisive and sensitive to details.These people prefer bureaucratic type organizations.Intuition Feeling style:The persons with intuition feeling style are enthusiastic, people oriented, charismatic andhelpful. The professions which are suited to this style are public relations, advertising, politicsand personnel.

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