Low Agreeableness - uncooperative - intolerant of others needs - more suspicious - thinks Cal had put aside some of the JB candy making equipment to use for Candy Corn because he heard that Cal did not like the picture of Dave with JB candy all over his chest… thought it could hurt sales and wanted something to fall back on. - self focused 3. Discuss the extent to which the main character demonstrates the personality trait of neuroticism. Describe scenes from the movie to support your answer. Answer: High neuroticism (Low emotional stability) - anxious - insecure - self conscious - depressed - temperamental - regrets coming up with Jelly Bell (says it ruined his life..although may be joking about this) Low neuroticism (High emotional stability) - poised - Several examples showing Dave contacting/phoning potential partners/contacts to help get his idea for JB up and running. - secure - Dave says he absolutely knew this product would be a success right from the time he had the idea. Near end of video Dave says "I still believe in the goodness of people" despite having been taken advantage of by others. - calm -despite having had others take advantage of his products, he seems to be Organizational Behaviour Page 2 of 3
calm and not bitter about the potential loss of 100s of millions of $ in profits. 4. Discuss the extent to which the main character demonstrates the personality trait of openness. Describe scenes from the movie to support your answer. Answer: High Openness: - imaginative - many different candies invented - creative - called wire service (newspaper industry) to set up interview to show how sales were very good, and then had fake customers come into the store to buy JB. After article was printed nation wide, sales took off.
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- Winter '13
- Confectionery, Dave, Jelly bean, Jelly Belly