The sum total of ways in which an individual reacts to and interacts with others
Factors determined at conception; one's biological, physiological, and inherent psychological makeup
Enduring characteristics that describe and individual's behavior
A personality test that taps four characteristics and classifies people into 1 of 16 personality types
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
A personality assessment model that taps five basic dimensions
Big Five Model
A personality dimension describing someone who is sociable, gregarious, and assertive
A personality dimension that describes someone who is good natured, cooperative, and trusting
A personality dimension that describes someone who is responsible, dependable, persistent, and organized
A personality dimension that characterizes someone as calm, self-confident, secure (positive) versus nervous, depressed, and insecure (negative).
A personality dimension that characterizes someone in terms of imagination, sensitivity, and curiosity
openness to exprience
The degree to which an individual likes or dislikes himself or herself, whether the person sees himself or herself as capable and effective, and whether the person feels in control of his or her environment or powerless over the environment
The degree to which an individual is pragmatic, maintains emotional distance, and believes that ends can justify means.
The tendency to be arrogant, have a grandiose sense of self-importance, require excessive admiration, and have a sense of entitlement
A personality trait that measures an individuals ability to adjust his or her behavior to external, situational factors
Aggressive involvement in a chronic, incessant struggle to achieve more and more in less and less time and, if necessary, against the opposing efforts of ther things or other people
Type A personality
People who identify opportunities, show initiative take action, and persevere until meaningful change occurs.
Basic convictions that a specific mode of conduct or end-state of existence is personally or socially preferable to an opposite or converse mode of conduct or end-state of existence
A hierarchy based on a ranking of an individual's values in terms of their intensity.
Desirable end -states of existence; the goals a person would like to achieve during his or her lifetime.
Preferable modes of behavior or means of achieving one's terminal values
A theory that identifies six personality types and proposes that the fit between personality type and occupational environment determines satisfaction and turnover
personality - job fit theory
A national culture attribute that describes the extent to which a society accepts that power in institutions and organizations in distributed unequally
A national culture attribute that describes the degree to which people prefer to act as individuals rather than as members of groups.
A national culture attribute that describes a tight social framework in which people expect others in groups of which they are a part to look after them and protect them.
A national culture attribute that describes the extent to which the culture favors traditional masculine work roles of achievement, power, and control. Societal values are characterized by assertiveness and materialism
A national culture attribute that indicates little differentiation between male and female roles; a high rating indicates that women are treated as the equals of men in all aspects of society.
A national culture attribute that describes the extent to which a society feels threatened by uncertain and ambiguous situations and tries to avoid them
A national culture attribute that emphasizes the future, thrift, and persistence
A national culture attribute that emphasizes the past and present, respect for tradition, and fulfillment of social obligations