Lecture 3 - Individual in Organisation II_s2 2011_Handouts

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 3 Individual in Organisation II Semester 2 2011 MGMT1001 ( MGMT1001 (Semester 2, Semester 2, 2011) 2011) Dr. Bernard Dr. Bernard Gan Gan OVERVIEW OF THIS LECTURE: OVERVIEW OF THIS LECTURE: PART I 1. Personality s The MBTI and the Big Five Model of personality. s Five personality traits that explain behaviour in organisations. s How emotions and emotional intelligence impact behaviour . Perception Semester 2 2011 2. Perception s How perception relates to individual behaviour. s Key elements of attribution theory. s How fundamental attribution error and self-serving bias distort attributions. s Three shortcuts used in judging others. PART II 3. Briefing on Everest simulation 1. PERSONALITY 1. PERSONALITY s Personality The unique combination of psychological characteristics (measurable traits) that affect how a person reacts and interacts with others. Semester 2 2011 3 Five Personality dimensions Five Personality dimensions 1) Locus of control External locus: persons who believe that what happens to them is due to luck or chance (the uncontrollable effects of outside forces). Internal locus: persons who believe that they control their own destiny. Semester 2 2011 4 2) Machiavellianism The degree to which an individual is pragmatic, maintains emotional distance, and seeks to gain and manipulate powerthe ends justify the means. 3) Self-Esteem The degree to which people like or dislike themselves Five personality dimensions (contd) Five personality dimensions (contd) 4) Self-Monitoring An individuals ability to adjust his or her behaviour to external, situational factors. High self-monitors: re sensitive to external cues and behave differently in different Semester 2 2011 5 s Are sensitive to external cues and behave differently in different situations. s Can present contradictory public persona and private selves. Low self-monitors s Do not adjust their behaviour to the situation. s Are behaviourally consistent in public and private. 5) Risk-Taking The propensity (willingness) to take risks. Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) reference for Introvert (I) Extrovert (E) Sensing (S) Social interaction 4 Dimensions* Preferences* Semester 2 2011 6 Style of decision making Preference for decision making Preference for gathering data Judgmental (J) Perceptive (P) Thinking (T) Feeling (F) Intuitive (N) *Combining dimensions/preferences results in 16 personality types....
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