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  1. 1. PERSONALITY Team 2 Abirami Balaji Dhivakar Manikandan Saravanakumar Shaik Reyasudeen
  2. 2. The Effects of Work Environment on the Personality- Performance Relationship: An Exploratory Study – James W. Westerman and Bret L. Simmons • This article talks suggests that the personality – employee outcome relationship is mediated by work environment preferences. • Subjects consisted of employees of 8 different organizations(representing financial analysts, direct-sales representatives, telemarketers, information system specialists and stock clerks) • Employee’s work environment preference for goal orientation plays a predominant role in performance and commitment outcomes.
  3. 3. DECISION MAKING IN RELATION TO PERSONALITY TYPES AND COGNITIVE STYLES OF BUSINESS STUDENTS • The article is about the decision making style in relation to personality types and cognitive styles of future managers. • 130 B school students participated in the study. • Tests used in the study : Decision making style inventory by Rowe and Mason, Myers Briggs type indicator by Myers Briggs and cognitive style by Jha. • Results of the study : DIRECTIVE ANALYTICAL CONCEPTUAL BEHAVIORAL THINKING JUDGING (-)PERCEIVER SYSTEMATIC INTUITIVE (-) THINKING FEELING (-)SYSTEMATIC AND INTUITIVE COGNITIVE STYLES
  4. 4. Examining the Relationship between Personality Traits and Creativity Styles -Gerard Puccio and Chris Grivas • This article aimed at exploring the relationship between the creativity styles and the personality traits of individuals. • A study was attempted to examine the relationship between individual’s expressed preferences for stages within the creative process and their personality traits. • 137 participants took part in this study which included supervisors, managers, department heads and senior administrative officers of a small hospital. • According to the results of the study, problem clarification is associated with tendencies to be cautious, careful, analytical, accurate and tactful and willingness to challenge prevailing thought, need for change and attraction to variety were the traits shown by individuals who had strong preference for idea generation stage • Thus, a relationship between the creative process and personality traits were described in this article.
  5. 5. Learning • Development of goal-oriented work environments may be a more effective means of improved performance and commitment. • Personality types and cognitive styles are related to decision styles, which in turn influence the manager’s decision making. So the management institute should add appropriate contents to its curriculum to improve these factors. • The present findings might suggest that to move from problem clarification to idea generation requires a personality make-up that includes traits such as careful, cautious, reflective and factual, while also being demanding, ambitious and desirous to change.
  6. 6. Conclusion • Effects of personality on workplace outcomes are fully or partially mediated by intervening variables. • Various personality types & cognitive styles have positive and negative correlation with the four decision making styles. • Different personality traits are shown by individuals in the different stages of the creative process
  7. 7. Relating to theory • Three pairs from the MBTI theory has been used in the study. • Categorizing of personalities in the workplace is based on Big Five Personality Model • Individual Differences make a person prefer one stage of creativity process to another.
  8. 8. THANK YOU