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Key challenge is identifying the important personality traits – the traits that describe important differences in the way people think, feel, and behave.
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BIG FIVE Currently the leading model is the Big Five (also called the Five Factor Model) Openness to experience Conscientiousness Extraversion Agreeableness Neuroticism Remember OCEAN
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BIG FIVE DEFINITIONS Currently the leading model is the Big Five (also called the Five Factor Model) Openness to experience – being curious, original, intellectual, creative, and open to new ideas. Conscientiousness – being organized, systematic, punctual, achievement-oriented, and dependable Extraversion – being outgoing, talkative, sociable, and enjoying social situations Agreeableness – being affable, tolerant, sensitive, trusting, kind, and warm Neuroticism (Emotional Stability) – being anxious, irritable, temperamental, and moody Remember OCEAN It is generally agreed that most, if not all, major personality inventories measure some set of the Big 5, to varying degrees of efficiency
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CRITERION-RELATED VALIDITY OF PERSONALITY Barrick & Mount (1991) meta-analysis Personality IS important and that has been the perspective since Meta-analysis – a study which pools together the results of many other studies to draw more general inferences about the relationship between two constructs. Goal = Generalizability
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CRITERION-RELATED VALIDITY OF PERSONALITY Barrick & Mount (1991) meta-analysis Personality IS important and that has been the perspective since Across occupations , found that personality predicts performance. Extraversion: .10 Emotional Stability: .07 Agreeableness: .06 Conscientiousness: .23 Openness: -.03
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FACTORS VS. FACETS
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A CASE FOR FACETS The use of the Big 5 in personnel selection is extremely common. However, recent research has suggested that going down to the facet level may be a good idea to maximize criterion-validity if we want to predict specific behaviors at work. “For practitioners using personality measures, it seems that it would be best to thoughtfully choose facets of personality relevant to a specific criterion in a given situation a priori.” (2014) Personality and Cognitive Ability as Predictors of Effective Performance at Work
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COMBINATIONS OF FACTORS OR FACETS Mash up Big 5 factors or facets to get other stuff Criterion-oriented personality scales (COPS) Personality measures constructed for prediction of individual differences in particular work behaviors of interest (e.g., customer service, employee theft).
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  • Fall '19
  • Big Five personality traits, theft, walter mischel, Barrick, norm group

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