ABILITY AND APTITUDE
BIG FIVE PERSONALITY THEORY
PERSONALITY PROFILING USING DISC
FOUR TYPES OF PROBLEM SOLVING
Personality is often defined as an organized combination
of attributes, motives, value, and behaviours unique to
Relatively stable pattern of behaviors and consistent
Internal and external elements
Common in both and what makes that particular person
Longer we know the individual, we can recognize his
personality in different situations
Heredity: we cannot help it.
General Appearances: we can do a little only.
Culture: We can change our society & atmosphere to change
Experience: It counts valuable point to enhance personality.
Education & Training: Education & Training can help one
to enhance his
Don't compare your life to others'. You have no idea what
their journey is all about.
Don't have negative thoughts or things you cannot control.
Instead invest your energy in the positive present
Don't overdo; keep your limits
Don't take yourself so seriously; no one else does
Don't waste your precious energy on gossip
Dream more while you are awake
Compliment other people
Sit in the front row
Personality of an individual plays an important role
in the process of recruitment and promotion
It also looks into confidence, attitude, ability to
provide good service to customers.
Scientists who have argued just as strongly that traits
do exist and these lead people to behave consistently
across time and in different settings.
The way we behave in a situation because of
personality, pressures or both!
Dynamic relationship between the set of
expectations with which people join
organization and what they will get return
from the organization
Ability is the capacity to do physical and
Aptitude is the capacity to learn the ability to
do physical and intellectual task.
every step of
Locus of Control
Individualism: Extent to which people choose
their own affiliations and stand for themselves
Collectivism: Stresses the importance of
human interdependence where people like to
work in groups.
Centralized v/s diffused power
Strong v/s weak uncertainty avoidance
Masculinity v/s feminity
Proposed by Dr.Marston
Passive voice and active voice
Characteristics of Dominance Profile: Immediate results,
get things done, accepts challenges, demanding others,
enthusiasm, Jump to conclusion, over commits, need
Steadiness: good listener, loyality, patience, longer time
to decide, not very reliable
Compliance: Checks for accuracy, quality, analytically,
suspicious, too rigid, overly cautious, fault finding.
Thomas proposed based on Marston Theory
Fundamental Interpersonal Relations
Orientation Behavior helps to find out how a
person’s personal needs affect his/her
orientation towards other people in life
Inclusion: Need for recognition, participations
Control: Needs of an individual to lead and
Affection: Need for closeness, warmth towards
Expressed Behavior: Refers what a person actually
want to do in a given set of situations
Wanted Behavior: Degree to which an individual is
recognized by others or how well he is recognized.
Benefits of FIRO-B
Team Building and Development
Selection and Placement
Differentiation between Introversion and
Perceivers and Judges
Cognitive style describes how individual
perceive and process information
Two opposite ways of gathering information:
Sensing method and intuition
Two opposite ways of evaluating information:
Thinking and feeling