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By Murray Barrick, Ann Marie Ryan

The topic of character has got expanding recognition from industrial/organizational psychologists in either learn and perform settings during the last decade. yet whereas there's an overabundance of data concerning the slim quarter of character trying out and worker choice, there was no definitive resource providing a broader standpoint at the total subject of character within the office. character and paintings ultimately offers an in-depth exam of the function of character in paintings habit. An array of specialist authors discusses the relationship of character to a variety of results past functionality, together with counterproductive behaviors, contextual functionality, retaliatory behaviors, retention, studying, wisdom production, and the method of sharing that wisdom. through the e-book, the authors current theoretical views, introduce new versions and frameworks, and combine and synthesize past reports in ways in which will stimulate destiny examine and practice.
Contributors to this quantity contain: Murray R. Barrick, Michael J. Cullen, David V. Day, Ed Diener, J. Kevin Ford, Lewis R. Goldberg, Leaetta Hough, Jeff W. Johnson, Martin J. Kilduff, Amy Kristof-Brown, Katherine E. Kurek, Richard E. Lucas, Terence R. Mitchell, Michael okay. Mount, Frederick L. Oswald, Ann Marie Ryan, Paul R. Sackett, Gerard Saucier, Greg L. Stewart, Howard M. Weiss

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To this point, lexical studies have revealed a great deal about the relative robustness of the Big Five, as well as information about other less well-known candidate models, including some with fewer and some with more factors. We examine the most consistent findings from lexical studies to date by describing models with successively more factors. What If We Allowed Ourselves Only One Factor? Several lexical studies have reported evidence about factor solutions containing only one factor (Boies, Lee, Ashton, Pascal, & Nicol, 2001; Di Blas & Forzi, 1999; Goldberg & Somer, 2000; 8 PERSONALITY AND WORK Saucier, 1997).

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One could build up a taxonomic model incrementally by developing successively more and more measures, each constructed to predict some important human outcome. This is the approach that Gough (1996) espoused in developing the California Psychological Inventory (CPI). Although Gough did not initially aspire to create a comprehensive taxonomy, analyses of the interrelations among the CPI scales eventually led him to develop some summary dimensions to encompass them. The measures developed by this practical approach typically have empirical strengths, but they are not theoretically organized and may omit important constructs that no one happened to think of investigating.

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