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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
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)
o Sociable, talkative
o Good-natured, cooperative
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.
- Spring '09