Dec 052010
 

Personality Definition: A personality is a mixture of a person’s characteristics, beliefs and qualities which make them who they are. Personality Types A and B Definition: These two theorists came up with two extreme ‘behaviour syndromes’ to allow us to look into different stress levels people endure. Each side of the spectrum was split into its own [read more…]

Dec 042010
 

Personality Definition: A personality is a mixture of a person’s characteristics, beliefs and qualities which make them who they are. What is the Definition of Personality? “A relatively enduring pattern of thinking, feeling and acting that characterizes a person’s response to her or his environment” Bratton (2010) Importance of Personality in an Organisation? Personality is a [read more…]

Predicting Job Performance: Personality

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Dec 042010
 
Predicting Job Performance: Personality

Personality Definition: A personality is a mixture of a person’s characteristics, beliefs and qualities which make them who they are. The following is information to help predict how a person will act within a job and what abilities they need to be a good employee. Conscientiousness: Some argue this is a valid predictor of performance. But [read more…]

Fundamental Attribution Error

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Dec 042010
 

Personality Definition: A personality is a mixture of a person’s characteristics, beliefs and qualities which make them who they are. Fundamental Attribution Error Definition: The tendency to focus on the individual and reasons why they did something, based upon their personality, whilst overlooking external factors, such as social aspects and contextual influences. The Fundamental Attribution Error often [read more…]