Self fulfilling prophecy a concept that proposes a

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Self-fulfilling prophecy – a concept that proposes a person will behave in ways consistent with how he or she is perceived by others. Personality – the stable patterns of behavior and consistent internal states that determine how an individual reacts to and interacts with others. Personality traits – Enduring characteristics that describe an individual’s behavior. Myers-Briggs type indicator – a personality test that taps four characteristics and classifies people into 1 of 16 personality types. 1. Extraverted/introverted 2. Sensing/intuitive 3. Thinking/feeling 4. Judging/perceiving Big five personality model 1. Extraversion – a personality factor that describe the degree to which a person is sociable, talkative, and assertive 2. Agreeableness – a personality factor that describes the degree to which a person is good-natured, cooperative, and trusting.
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3. Conscientiousness - a personality factor that describe the degree to which a person is responsible, dependable, persistent, and achievement-oriented. 4. Emotional Stability - a personality factor that describe the degree to which a person is calm, self-confident, and secure. 5. Openness to Experience - a personality factor that describe the degree to which a person is imaginative, artistically sensitive, and intellectual. Core self-evaluation – the degree to which an individual likes or dislikes himself or herself, whether the person sees himself or herself as capable and effective, and whether the person feels in control of his or her environment or powerless over the environment. Machiavellianism – the degree to which an individual is pragmatic, maintains emotional distance, and believes that ends can justify means. “If it works, use it.” Narcissism – the tendency to be arrogant, have a grandiose sense of self-importance, require excessive admiration, and have a sense of entitlement. Self-monitoring – a personality trait that measures an individual’s ability to adjust behavior to external, situation factors. Risk-taking – a person’s willingness to take chances or risks.
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