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Unformatted text preview: What is Personality? Your Data Relationships between Big 5 and Outcomes Personality Across the Life Span Other Traits of Importance Perception and Individual Behavior What are some adjectives that describe the people you have worked with (work or class projects)? FYI. Seehttp://www.examples-help.org.uk/ parts-of-speech/personality-adjectives.htm Personality : stable psychological traits and behavioral attributes that give a person his or her identity There are over 1,700 adjectives in Websters Unabridged Dictionary that can be used to describe someones traits We are going to narrow that down The Big Five Conscientiousness Agreeableness Neuroticism (Negative Affectivity) Openness to Experience Extra version (Positive Affectivity) Colquitt, LePine, JA, & Wesson: McGraw-Hill. Conscientiousness : dependable, organized, reliable, ambitious, hardworking, persevering . Has biggest influence on job performance of the Big 5. Why? Achievement Striving (strong desire to accomplish task related goals) 38% genetic Agreeableness : kind, cooperative, sympathetic, helpful, courteous, warm. Not related to performance across all jobs. Why? Communion Striving (strong desire to obtain acceptance in personal relationships) 35% Genetic Openness to Experience : curious, imaginative, creative, complex, refined, sophisticated. Beneficial in some jobs, not others (sometimes more beneficial than conscientiousness in highly adaptable situationsperseverance [part of Conscientiousness ] may not always be beneficial when tried and true no longer works) Key driver of creative thought 45% genetic Colquitt, LePine, JA, & Wesson: McGraw-Hill....
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course MAN 3025 taught by Professor Lepine during the Fall '07 term at University of Florida.

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