Chapter 4 - Personality & Values - BB

Chapter 4 - Personality & Values - BB - Personality and...

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Unformatted text preview: Personality and Values Chapter FOUR What is Personality? Personality The sum total of ways in which an individual reacts and interacts with others; measurable traits a person exhibits. Personality Traits Enduring characteristics that describe an individuals behavior. Personality Determinants Heredity Environment Situation The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Types Extroverted vs. Introverted (E or I) Sensing vs. Intuitive (S or N) Thinking vs. Feeling (T or F) Judging vs. Perceiving (P or J) Score is a combination of all four (e.g., ENTJ) Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) A personality test that taps four characteristics and classifies people into 1 of 16 personality types. Meyers-Briggs, Continued A Meyers-Briggs score Can be a valuable tool for self- awareness and career guidance However Should not be used as a selection tool because it has not been related to job performance!!! Heres one that has Kolbe A Index www.kolbe.com Kolbe A Index Fact Finder Follow-Thru Quick Start Implementor The Big Five Model of Personality Dimensions Extroversion Sociable, gregarious, and assertive Agreeableness Good-natured, cooperative, and trusting. Conscientiousness Responsible, dependable, persistent, and organized. Openness to Experience Curious, imaginative, artistic, and sensitive Emotional Stability Calm, self-confident, secure under stress (positive), versus nervous, depressed, and insecure under stress (negative). Measuring Personality Personality is Measured by Self-report surveys Observer-rating surveys Projective measures Rorschach Inkblot Test Thematic Apperception Test Major Personality Attributes Influencing OB Core Self-evaluation Self-esteem Locus of Control Machiavellianism Narcissism Self-monitoring Risk taking Type A vs. Type B personality Proactive Personality Core Self-Evaluation: Two Main Components Self Esteem Individuals degree of liking or disliking themselves. Locus of Control The degree to which people believe they are...
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