Big 5, most to least stable
Extraversion, agreeableness, openness to experience, conscientiousness, and nueroticism
Which of the big 5 explains a level of independence, imagination,and curiosity?
Openness to experience
Which of the big 5 has a methodical approach to life, self-control, and achievement orientation?
Which of the big 5 relates to level of sociability, talkativeness, assertiveness?
Which of the big 5 has a level of friendliness, likability, and cooperativeness?
Which of the big 5 is explained by level of calmness, anxiety, and emotionality?
Acquired Needs Theory
McClelland and colleagues uncovered three major factors that motivate ppl in workplace and life: Need for Achievement, Need for Power, and Need for Affiliation
Banduar, approach assumes that people consciously set goals for themselves, monitor feedback to self-evaluate, and confirm or correct based on that feedback. Effectiveness and self-efficacy develops from this process.
Civil rights act of 1964
Legislation that protects demographic groups such as AA, Hispanic, and women from employment discrimination
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
Legislation that protects individuals 40 yrs or older from discrimination in selection, termination, pay, and training.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Investigative agency of Fed. Gov. that seeks to confirm or disconfirm instances of discrimination, ad to seek resolution of discrimination claims
Job characteristics assessment evaluates:
Skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy and task feedback
can make a job more meaningful
can enhance job satisfaction whether the employee does an entire job or piece of a job
the more impact a task has on others, the more meaningful
freedom employees have to conduct their jobs as they see fit
enhance job satisfaction by enabling an employee to know if they are doing their jobs correctly
Matching individual traits and job characteristics allows predication of job success and satisfaction. Realistic, investigative, artistic, social (helper) enterprising, conventional (organizer)
Which one of Holland's domains has to do with someone who is asocial, conforming, materialistic, persistent, practical and inflexible?
Which one of Holland's domains has to deal with someone who is analytical, cautious, critical, complex curious, independent, introspective, pessimistic, rational and reserved?
Holland:complicated, emotional, disorderly, expressive, idealistic, imaginative, impulsive, independent, introspective, nonconforming
Holland: cooperative, patient, friendly, generous, helpful, idealistic, warm empathic, kind social, tactful
Holland: inquisitive, adventurous, agreeable, ambitious, energetic, excitement-seeking, extroverted, flirtatious, optimistic and self-confident
Holland: careful, conforming, conscientious, defensive, efficient, inflexible, orderly, persistent, practical and prudish
Holland - ECR
Holland - SAI
info collected about previous jobs, education, and personal history; a good predictor of some organizational behavior, such as turnover
Measure job skills by taking samples of bx in realistic job situations; good predictors of job performance; less likely to discriminate against minorities (better at assessing motor than verbal skills)