d. Judging vs Perceiving. 3. What are the Big Five Personality Traits? Answer: a. Extroversion : Gregarious, assertive, and sociable. b. Agreeableness : Cooperative, warm, and trusting. c. Conscientiousness : Responsible, organized, dependable, and persistent. d. Emotional stability : Calm, self-confident and secure. e. Openness to experience : Creative, curious, and artistically sensitive. 4. How do the Big Five traits predict work behavior? Answer: Certain traits have been shown to strongly relate to higher job performance. For example :
a. People who have emotional stability will have less negative thinking so the stress level will be lower and they get life satisfaction. b. People with extroversion traits are more emotionally expressive and have a greater social dominance so they will easily enhanced leadership. c. People with openness are more creative, flexible and will increase learning. They get easily adaptable to change. d. People with agreeableness are more compliant, conforming, and better liked so the level of deviant behaviour is lower. e. People with conscientiousness have greater effort, discipline, better organized and planning, so they will have greater longevity and enhanced leadership.
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- Fall '12
- Michael R. Carrell, Christina Heavrin, J.D.
- Personality Psychology, Big Five personality traits