MGT 300 Spring 2010 Week 03

MGT 300 Spring 2010 Week 03 - Values, Attitudes, Emotions...

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Unformatted text preview: Values, Attitudes, Emotions & Culture (Jones-George Chapter 2) MGT 300 February 3, 2010 7-2 Personality Traits Enduring tendencies to feel, think, and act in certain ways that can be used to describe the personality of every individual Managers personalities influence their behavior and approach to managing people and resources 7-3 Big Five Personality Traits Figure 2.1 7-4 Big Five Personality Traits Extraversion Tendency to experience positive emotions and moods and feel good about oneself and the rest of the world Managers high in extraversion tend to be sociable, affectionate, outgoing and friendly Managers low in extraversion tend to be less inclined toward social interaction and have a less positive outlook 7-5 Big Five Personality Traits Negative affectivity Tendency to experience negative emotions and moods, feel distressed, and be critical of oneself and others 7-6 Big Five Personality Traits Agreeableness Tendency to get along well with others Managers high in agreeableness are likable, affectionate and care about others Managers with low agreeableness may be distrustful, unsympathetic, uncooperative and antagonistic 7-7 Big Five Personality Traits Conscientiousness Tendency to be careful, scrupulous, and persevering Managers high in this trait are organized and self-disciplined Managers low in this trait lack direction and self-discipline 7-8 Big Five Personality Traits Openness to Experience Tendency to be original, have broad interests, be open to a wide range of stimuli, be daring and take risks 7-9 Measures of Extraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, and Openness to Experience Figure 2.2 7-10 Measure of Negative Affectivity Figure 2.3 7-11 Other Personality Traits Internal Locus of Control External Locus of Control Self-Esteem Need for Achievement Need for Affiliation Need for Power 7-12 Other Personality Traits Internal locus of control Tendency to locate responsibility for ones fate within oneself Own actions and behaviors are major and decisive determinants of job outcomes 7-13 Other Personality Traits External locus of control Tendency to locate responsibility for ones own fate in outside forces and to believe that ones own behavior has little impact on outcomes 7-14 Other Personality Traits Self-Esteem The degree to which people feel good about themselves and their capabilities....
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course MGT 300 taught by Professor Moorhead during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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MGT 300 Spring 2010 Week 03 - Values, Attitudes, Emotions...

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