PERSONALITY Different qualities of a person’s characterthat makes him/her different from other people.Psychologists View Dynamic concept describing the Growth &Development of a person’s whole psychologicalsystem.
DEFINITIONThe Dynamic Organization within the individual ofthose psychophysical systems that determine hisunique adjustments to his environment. - GORDON ALLPORT (75 yrs ago)
“BIG FIVE” PERSONALITY MODEL Human resources professionals often use theBig Five personality dimensions to help placeemployees. That is because these dimensions areconsidered to be the underlying traits that make up anindividual’s overall personality:
EXTRAVERSION FOCUSES ON THE COMFORT LEVELOF AN INDIVIDUAL IN INTERACTION WITH OTHERS. Assertive Timid Outgoing Quiet Talkative Reserved Open
AGREEABLENESS REFERS TO AN INDIVIDUAL’SBEHAVIOR TOWARDS OTHERS WHILE INTERACTINGWITH THEM. Good Natured Cold Co-operative Antagonistic Trusting Distant
CONSCIENTIOUSNESS REFERS TO THE EXTENT TO WHICHINDIVIDUALS SHOW CONSISTENT & RELIABLE BEHAVIORWHILE WORKING IN THE ORGANIZATION. High Responsible Unreliable Dependable Disorganized Organized Inconsistent Persistent Easy-going
EMOTIONAL STABILITY REFERS TO THE ABILITY OFAN INDIVIDUAL TO CONTROL HIS/HER EMOTIONS ATTHE TIME OF CRISIS. Calm Nervous Self-confident Depressed Secure Insecure
OPENNESS TO EXPERIENCE MEASURES THE INDIVIDUAL’SABILITY TO BE OPEN TO ANY KIND OF EXPERIENCE THATHELPS HIM/HER TO DO THE JOB EFFECTIVELY. More Approachable Uncomfortable Creative Practical Imagination Traditional Curiosity Down-to-earth Conservative