Personality, Abilities, & Skills

Personality, Abilities, & Skills - Personality,...

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Personality, Abilities, and Skills Chapter 4
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Individual Differences What are they? Why are they important to managers?
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What is Personality The unique and relatively stable patterns of behavior, thoughts, and emotions shown by individuals.
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Where does personality come from? A.Genetics B.Social influences C.Both D.The grocery store
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The Great Debate Nature (genetics/heredity) vs. Nurture (situational factors/environment) Which (heredity or environment) has more impact on personality and hence on behavior? Should we care? Why? Or why not?
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The Interactionist Perspective Facilitating Factors Personality traits or situational factors that encourage a given behavior Constraining Factors Personality traits or situational factors that discourage a given behavior
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SOME MEASURES OF PERSONALITY THE BIG FIVE DIMENSIONS CONSCIENTIOUSNESS EXTRAVERSION-INTROVERSION AGREEABLENESS NEUROTICISM (aka: EMOTIONAL STABILITY) OPENESS TO EXPERIENCE
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course ECON 100 taught by Professor Chandle during the Spring '11 term at UC Irvine.

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