Organization behavior

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Unformatted text preview: 5-1Michael A. HittC. Chet MillerAdrienne ColellaChapter 5Personality, Personality, Intelligence, Intelligence, Attitudes, and Attitudes, and EmotionsEmotionsSlides by Ralph R. Braithwaite5-2I Know Shes Smart . . . But . . .I Know Shes Smart . . . But . . .Bill Byham1. What are your thoughts on personality testing for employment?2. Should personality traits play a significant role in the hiring process?3. Did you have to take a personality test before being hired by any of your employers?TTFFAnswer the questionsExploring Behavior in Action5-3Personality, Intelligence, Personality, Intelligence, Attitudes and EmotionsAttitudes and EmotionsHerb Kelleher1. Do you agree or disagree with Herb Kellehers statement, organizations can train people to do only so much; there are individual differences in people that are not easily influenced?2. How big a role do personality traits play in a persons performance at work?5-4Knowledge ObjectivesKnowledge Objectives1.Define personality and explain the basic nature of personality traits.2.Describe the Big Five personality traits, with particular emphasis on the relationship with job performance, success on teams, and job satisfaction.3.Discuss specific cognitive and motivational concepts of personality, including locus of control and achievement motivation.4.Define intelligence and describe its role in the workplace.5.Define an attitude and describe how attitudes are formed and how they can be changed.6.Discuss the role of emotions in organizational behavior.5-5Fundamentals of PersonalityFundamentals of PersonalityA stable set of characteristics representing internal properties of an individual, which are reflected in behavioral tendencies across a variety of situations. Three basic beliefs:Relatively enduringMajor determinants of ones behaviorInfluence ones behavior across wide variety of situationsNot all in agreement. Some believe personalities canexperience changes and we may behave differentlyfrom situation to situation.Albert Al DunlapNicknamed Chainsaw Al5-6Determinants of Personality Determinants of Personality DevelopmentDevelopmentHeredityIdentical twinsNewbornsGenetic effectsEnvironmentSocial exposuresPhysiological forcesSocioeconomic factors5-7Big Five Personality TraitsBig Five Personality TraitsAdapted from Exhibit 5-1: The Big Five Personality TraitsExtraversionConscientiousnessAgreeablenessEmotional StabilityOpenness to ExperiencePersonality5-8Big Five and High-Big Five and High-Involvement ManagementInvolvement ManagementAdapted from Exhibit 5-2: The Big Five and High Involvement ManagementManager CompetenciesECAESODelegating to others++-++Developing others+(+)+++(+)Motivating others+++(+)+Associate CompetenciesECAESODecision-Making Skills+++-++Self-Development+++++(-)Self-Management++(-)Teamwork++++++5-9Big Five as a Selection ToolBig Five as a Selection ToolCan be a useful part of a portfolio of toolsProvide useful predictions of future job...
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