MGMT 340 EXM1 CH5

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  1. What is personality? How do we define it?
    Sum total of ways in which individual reacts to and interacts with others (black box)
  2. How does heredity influence personality
    Yes – temperament, reflexes, energy level, intelligence
  3. What are the dimensions of the Big 5 model
    OCEAN

    Openness

    Conscientiousness – follow through on commitments

    Extroversion

    Agreeableness – high performance in teams

    Neuroticism(Emotional stability)
  4. Which of the Big 5 traits is most strongly related to GPA
    Conscientiousness
  5. BIG 5 - Which of the Big 5 traits is most strongly related to life satisfaction and low levels of stress
    Neuroticism(Emotional stability)
  6. BIG 5 - Which one is most associated with leadership emergence
    Extroversion
  7. Which Big 5 trait is associated with being chosen for companionship
    Agreeableness
  8. Machiavellianism
    • “ends justify means"
    • tendency to manipulate others and maintain emotional distance
  9. Narcissism
    a person who has a grandiose sense of self-importance, requires excessive admiration, has a sense of entitlement, and is arrogant. Evidence suggests that narcissists are more charismatic and thus more likely to emerge as leaders
  10. Self-Monitoring
    behavioral sensitivity to external cues (high) vs. maintaining values that are true to oneself (low)
  11. Pro-active personality
    behavioral initiative (Donald Trump)
  12. What is the Vocational Preference Inventory
    • 160 job titles. Respondents check off the ones they like
    • Evidence: people in jobs congruent with personality are more satisfied
  13. Occupational personality types
    RAISEC

    Realistic – physical activities that require skill, strength, coordination

    Artistic – prefer ambiguous, unsystematic activities that allow creativity

    Investigative – prefer activities with thinking, organizing, understanding

    Social – prefer helping and developing others

    Enterprising – prefer verbal activities, opportunities to influence and gain power

    Conventional – prefer rules, orderly, unambiguous
  14. Understand the 5 dimensions of culture identified by Geert Hofstede
    PIMUL

    Power distance – high power distance means people accept authority, rigid social structure (e.g. caste system).

    Individualism/Collectivism

    Masculinity/Femininity – high femininity = men and women do same work

    Uncertainty avoidance = lower tolerance for risk, ambiguity; use laws to control ambiguity

    Long-term vs. short term orientation. Long-term = traditional values, saving for future

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