Individual Characteristics-Lecture

Individual Characteristics-Lecture - Personality and Type...

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Individual Characteristics Individual Characteristics Sources of Individual Difference o Personality o Values o Ability/Intelligence Personality o The sum total of ways in which an individual reacts to and interacts with others o The relatively enduring pattern of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that characterize a person, along with the psychological processes behind those characteristics
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Big Five Outcomes o A. Job Performance? o B. Sales Success? o C. Learning Aptitude? o D. General Life Satisfaction? o E. General Health? o F. Creativity? Which personality traits best predict success… o …as an entrepreneur? o …in an international assignment?
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Unformatted text preview: Personality and Type of Job o Openness To Experience o High levels of creativity (the capacity to generate novel and useful ideas and solutions); Adaptability to change o Conscientiousness o Organization and planning; Drive and discipline o Largest influence on job performance across all types of jobs o Extraversion o Leadership roles; Interpersonal skills o Agreeableness o Interpersonal skills (Customer Service, Teamwork) o Neuroticism o Negatively related to job performance for most jobs Individual Characteristics for Teamwork? o Personality o Values o Ability/Intelligence...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course BADM 066 taught by Professor Bailey during the Spring '07 term at GWU.

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