Organizational Behaviour Essay

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ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR ASSIGNMENT TOPIC: Understanding of Personality & Attitude & do an in-depth understanding of Personality theory & its applications. Nature & dimension of attitude. Impression management. SUBMITTED BY: NAME: ANSHUPRIYA ROLL NO. : M/MFM/12/03 Personality "Personality" can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, emotions, motivations, and behaviours in various situations. It means how people affect others (i.e. their external or physical appearance like height, weight, color etc.) and how they understand and view themselves & also their pattern of inner & outer measurable traits and the person – situation interaction. Hence, it is the sum total of the physical, mental, emotional, & social characteristics of an individual. Personality Traits In organizational behaviour personality traits are of more importance than the physical features. There are five important personality traits, their characteristics are as follows: 1. Extraversion - Extraverts get their energy from interacting with others, while introverts get their energy from within themselves. Extraversion includes the traits of sociable, energetic, talkative, and assertive. 2. Agreeableness - These individuals are friendly, cooperative, and compassionate. People with low agreeableness may be more distant. Traits include being kind, co-operative & trusting. 3. Conscientiousness - People that have a high degree of conscientiousness are reliable and prompt. Traits include being organized, responsible, dependable & achievement oriented. 4. Emotional Stability/Neuroticism - This dimension relates to one’s emotional stability and degree of negative emotions. People that score high on neuroticism often experience emotional instability and

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