Job Performance and Personality

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Unformatted text preview: Job Performance and Personality Tuesday, November 15, 2011 2:11 PM You should be able to: • Identify the tests used to select employees and predict job performance. • Describe the advantages of Realistic Job Previews. Tests to Predict Hob Job Performance • • • • Knowledge Specific Abilities - very hard to change. General Cognitive Ability ("g" or I.Q) Personality - not something you can change overnight. Somewhere between knowledge and specific ability. Big Five Personality Factors (all are independent dimensions) • Extroversion o Sociable, talkative • Agreeableness o Good-natured, cooperative • Conscientiousness o Responsible, dependable, achievement oriented. • Emotional Stability )Neuroticism) o Secure versus nervous or depressed. • Openness to Experience o Imaginative, creative5gh ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course MGMT 371 taught by Professor Mackenzie during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.

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