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Casual about appointments 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 Never late Not competitive 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 Very competitive Never feel rushed 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 Always feel rushed Take things one at a time 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 Try to do too many things at once Slow doing things 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 Fast (eating, walking, etc.) Express my feelings 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 Hide my feelings Many interests 3 6 9 12 15 18 21 24 Few interests outside of work How to score Add together your scores for each category. My score is: Your score will range between 21 and 168. A total of 120 or more = A+ 106 119 = A 100 105 = A- 90 99 = B+ Less than 90 = B What does this mean? A Type A personality is characterised by being aggressively involved in a chronic, incessant struggle to achieve more and more in less and less time, and if required to do so, against the opposing efforts of other things or people. They are always moving, walking, and eating rapidly, are impatient with the rate at
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BUS103 STUDY UNIT 2 SU2 10 which most events take place, are doing two or more things at once, and cannot cope with leisure time. They are obsessed with numbers, measuring their success in terms of how many or how much of everything they acquire. Type As operate under moderate to high levels of stress. They subject themselves to continuous time pressure, are fast workers, prefer quantity over quality, work long hours, and are also rarely creative, but usually their behaviour is easier to predict than that of Type Bs. Type Bs very rarely, if ever, suffer from a sense of time urgency with its accompanying impatience and feel no need to display or discuss either their achievements or accomplishments unless such exposure is demanded by the situation. Type Bs play for fun and relaxation, rather than to exhibit their superiority at any cost, and can relax without guilt. If you score in the “A” categories , you need to be aware of your tendency to focus on quantity over quality. You may do better in jobs that are routine and rely on speed rather than creativity for success. You also need to be aware that you may have to work a little harder at being a team player than Type Bs and that you may become frustrated working on long-term projects because you need to see results. Finally, Type As often experience moderate to high levels of stress, so if you are a hard-core Type A then you need to develop stress management techniques that work well for you.
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BUS103 STUDY UNIT 2 SU2 11 Chapter 3 Values and Perception 3.1 Values Besides personality traits, values also play a role in influencing organisational behaviour outcomes. Values guide behaviour by informing people what is right, good, or desirable. Values: Basic convictions that a specific mode of conduct or judgement is personally or socially preferable. It is important to understand values as values lay the foundation for understanding attitudes, motivations, and perceptions.
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