Chapter 6. Personality, Style Preference and Individual Development

  1. Michael Pearn
  1. Adrian Furnham

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753392.ch6

Individual Differences and Development in Organisations

Individual Differences and Development in Organisations

How to Cite

Furnham, A. (2002) Personality, Style Preference and Individual Development, in Individual Differences and Development in Organisations (ed M. Pearn), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., England, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753392.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Chartered Occupational Psychologist, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. University College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485407

Online ISBN: 9780470753392

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Keywords:

  • personality traits;
  • individual development;
  • organisations;
  • absenteeism;
  • productivity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • SUMMARY

  • INTRODUCTION

  • PERSONALITY AT WORK

  • DOES PERSONALITY PREDICT JOB PERFORMANCE?

  • PERSONALITY, SALES AND ABSENTEEISM

  • THE CONCEPT OF STYLE AND PREFERENCE

  • PERSONALITY, STYLE AND LEARNING

  • PERSONALITY, STYLE AND DEVELOPMENT IN ORGANISATIONS

  • CONCLUSION