BUS-500 DB1-R3 - complains just about everything Managing...

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DISCUSSION BOARD REPLY 3 (Charles Brown) Our personalities shape our behaviors (Robbins & Judge, p. 104, 2009). Every workforce is diverse. Many organizations are conducting research by using personality assessment instruments in determining the best candidate for the job. During the hiring process, our agency does personality assessment test and give employees sample scenarios in what they will do in a situation to test employees’ personalities. Personality appears to be a result of both hereditary and environmental factors (Robbins & Judge, p. 105, 2009). The different characteristic of individuals’ personality on the job can effect an organization, positively and negatively. Your attitude determines your job performance (Fischer, 2011). I work mostly with females from diversified backgrounds. Some are military spouse, divorcee, single parents, etc. Their personality shows when working with clients, and fellow employees. The characteristics range from the easy-going person that doesn’t mind putting in team work to the nagger that
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Unformatted text preview: complains just about everything. Managing people with differing personalities and skill sets is a challenge for managers. Managers have to learn how to adapt and adjust to different personalities while ensuring that the work gets done and objectives are met. “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them” (Genesis 1-27, NIV). This scripture means that everyone is different. Therefore, you have will different personalities within the workforce. Reference Robbins S. and Judge T. (2009). Organizational Behavior. Liberty University Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Fischer, K. (2011). Lesson 2: Individual Behavior in the Organization. [Emotions & Moods]. Retrieved from: http//bb7.liberty.edu/webapps/portal/framest.jsp? tab_tab_group_id=_2_1&url=%2Fwebapps%2Fblackboard%2Fexecute %Flauncher%3type%3DCourse%26id%3D_1122122_1%26url%3D....
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