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Midterm 1 Study Guide

Stereotyping judging someone on the basis of ones

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Unformatted text preview: rted v. Introverted- outgoing v. quiet o Sensing v. Intuitive- practical and order v. unconscious processes and big picture o Thinking v. Feeling- reason and logical vs. personal values and emotions o Judging v. Perceiving- want control and structure v. flexible and spontaneous Big Five Model- a personality assessment model that taps five basic dimensions. o Extraversion- a personality dimension describing someone who is sociable, gregarious, and assertive Agreeableness- a personality dimension that describes someone who is good natured, cooperative, and trusting o Conscientiousness- a personality dimension that describes someone who is responsible, dependable, persistent, and organized. o Emotional stability- A personality dimension that characterizes someone as calm, self- confident, secure (positive) versus nervous, depressed and insecure (negative). This is more so related to life satisfaction, job satisfaction, and low stress levels o Those who have the big five are more likely to have higher job performance. • Other Personality Traits Relevant to OB o core self- evaluation- bottom- line conclusions individuals have about their capabilities, competence, and worth as a person. People who have positive core self- evaluations like themselves and see themselves as effective, capable, and in control of their environment People with positive core self- evaluations perform better than others because they set more ambitious goals, are more committed to their goals, and persist longer in attempting to reach these goals. o Machiavellianism- the degree to which an individual is pragmatic, maintains emotional distance, and believes that ends can justify means. o Narcissism- the tendency to be arrogant, have a grandiose sense of self- importance, require excessive admiration, and have a sense of entitlement. Narcissism is undesirable o...
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