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  • Personality Assessment

  • Personality-

  • Why do we need personality assessment Motivation, enthusiasm, attitudePersonality assessments increase validity of prediction in selection decisions.Big Five assessments have shown to provide useful predictions of future job performance.

    In most working situations its the personality of your co-workers and managers that affect the day-to-day success of the organization. If the team doesn't work well together or a manager cant motivate their staff, then productivity and quality of service will suffer.

  • Ways to Assess PersonalityPaper & Pencil InventoriesIndividual assessmentDuring interviewsReports from othersBehavioral observation

  • Psychometrics of 16PFReliability: test-retest (.80 x2wk; .70 x3wk)Internal consistency reliability .74Only sporadic studies found reliability below .70Most validity studies have validity coefficients above .70

  • Big 5 personality traitsExtraversion



    Emotional Stability

    Openness to experience

  • 16 Personality FactorsRaymond CattellCattell (1943) : broke 18,000 down to subset of 4,500 trait terms, then down to 35 and finally to 16 factors.

  • Psychometrics of 16PFReliability: test-retest (.80 x2wk; .70 x3wk)Internal consistency reliability .74Only sporadic studies found reliability below .70Most validity studies have validity coefficients above .70

  • Cattell's 16 Factor Key

    #Cattell's 16 FactorLow ScoreHigh Score1Warmthcold, selfishsupportive, comforting2Intellectinstinctive, unstablecerebral, analytical3Emotional Stabilityirritable, moodylevel headed, calm4Aggressivenessmodest, docilecontrolling, tough5Livelinesssomber, restrainedwild, fun loving6Dutifulnessuntraditional, rebelliousconforming, traditional7Social Assertivenessshy, withdrawnuninhibited, bold8Sensitivitycoarse, toughtouchy, soft9Paranoiatrusting, easy goingwary, suspicious10Abstractnesspractical, regularstrange, imaginative11Introversionopen, friendlyprivate, quiet12Anxietyconfident, self assuredfearful, self-doubting13Open-mindednesscloseminded, set-in-wayscurious, exploratory14Independenceoutgoing, socialloner, craves solitude15Perfectionismdisorganized, messyorderly, thorough16Tensionrelaxed, coolstressed, unsatisfied

    Openness to experienceConscientiousnessExtraversionAgreeablenessEmotional Stability

  • #Low Score12345High Score1Cool and reservedWarm and easy-going2Concrete thinkingAbstract thinking3Reactive emotionallyEmotionally stable4SubmissiveDominant5Factual and seriousEnthusiastic6OpportunisticDutiful7ShySocially bold8UnsentimentalSoft hearted9TrustingSuspicious10PracticalImaginative11ForthrightPrivate12ConfidentInsecure13ConservativeExperimental14Group-orientedSelf sufficient15UndisciplinedSelf-disciplined16RelaxedTense

  • Characteristics of secret agent

  • Characteristics of Detective

  • Characters of Astronaut

  • Sanguine impulsive and pleasure-seekingthe talker sociable and charismatic, optimistic, creative, and outgoing; enthusiastic, and cheerful; easily attract others and makes friends; inspire others to work and join in the funhave good people-skills like to talk a lot, struggles with completing tasks, chronically late, and tend to forget their obligations, base their decisions primarily on feelingsvery poor at tolerating boredom; routine jobs and boring companions annoy them and irritate tendencies towards arrogance, and a lack of disciplinePublic speakers, politicians, sales people, secretaries, event planners, travel agents

  • Cholericsambitious and leader-likethe driverhard driving individuals known for accomplishing goals, have a lot of aggression, energy, and/or passion desire control, and are best at jobs that demand strong control and authority, and require quick decisions and instant attentioncare little for the feelings of others naturally gifted businessmen, independent, see the whole picture, organize well, and not easily discouragedgood at math and engineering, are analytical, logicalbossy, impatient, cant relax, quick tempered, easily angered, unsympatheticMany great charismatic military and political figures, lawyers

  • Melancholicintroverted & thoughtfulthe thinker high degree of perfectionist tendencieshighly organized, schedule oriented, finish what they start, like charts, graphs, figures and lists, see the problems and are able to identify creative solutions easilyalso victims of depressions that come from great dissatisfaction, disappointment, easily hurt by words or eventshave a deep love for othersextremely loyal in friendshipsthey make great doctors, nurses, social workers, ministers, and teachersAccountants, artists, engineers

  • Phlegmaticrelaxed and quietthe watcher are best in positions of mediationEasy-going, calm, tolerant of others, well-balanced, sympathetic, kind, keeps emotions hidden, has many friends, avoids conflictgood in gathering facts, at generalizing, seeing the bigger picture, and reading between the linesoften selfish, judge others easily, resist change, stay uninvolved, and can be passive-aggressivethey tend to work well under pressure, but deadlines are needed.sometimes find it hard to speak up in the workplace and have a tendency to avoid conflict. Department heads, diplomats, social workers

  • Conclusion- speechThe idea of these exercises is not to generalize people. We are all a blend of these four types, with one (and maybe two) being dominant. Training, lifestyle, childhood experience, education and health all play a part in moulding our personalities and differentiating us. However, understanding the different types of personality and temperament does play a key role in how we can build better work teams and create the best fit between employees skills, personality and jobs.