Notes 9.3 - o Conscientiousness On time do everything...

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9/3 - Personality=unique differences o Stable, predicts behavior across time and situations - Five Main Traits for Describing Personality o Big 5 Personality Inventory History: Sir Francis Galton- people’s personality descriptions are encoded in our language Allport- 5 widely used dictionaries for words Cattell- got rid of synonyms Further funneling of terms Openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, neuroticism OCEAN o Openness to Experience Often trying new things (early adaptors) Intellectual curiosity At work Creativity- generation of a new/useful idea o Generally successful ideas Easily grasp new information/skills
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Unformatted text preview: o Conscientiousness On time, do everything correctly, detail oriented At work • Advance more quickly, promotion, awards • Can do nearly every job o Extraversion Will you find people alone or not? At work • Good at interactive (w/ people) jobs o Agreeableness Generally nice and considerate, get along with others At work • Team player • Lower mental illness o Neuroticism Emotional instability, mood swings (ALLIE!!) At work • Few work related outcomes-Where do personalities come from? o Genetic factors influence traits (high %)...
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