Personality at Work: The Role of Individual Differences in the Workplace

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Subject Index

a
ability 12 ;
and success 222-31
ability tests 223-6 ;
see also intelligence tests
absenteeism 72 , 105 ;
causes of 255-6 ;
measuring and defining 250-5 ;
and personality 257-8
academic performance:
and neuroticism 216 ;
and personality 117-22
accident proneness 77 , 262-3
accident repetitiveness 260
accidents 258-66 ;
and individual differences 260-2 ;
and personality 263-6
achievement motivation:
of entrepreneurs 189-93
activity:
work as 137
adjustment, personal 28-32
adolescents see young people
advancement, career 26-32
affiliation motive 274-5
age:
and accidents 261 ;
as biographical pointer 239 ;
of entrepreneurs 187
alcohol abuse:
and personality 281 ;
and unemployment 303-4
Alderfer’s ERG needs theory 131-2
alpha press 135
ambition 26 , 27 , 28
aptitude tests 42-3 , 223-6
Armed Forces Questionnaire Test (AFQT) 225
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVB) 225-6
arousal levels 110 , 211-12 , 289-90 , 342 , 362-3 , 364
artists:
introversion of 121
assessment centres 330-2
attainment, occupational:
social factors 23-5
attentional focus 359
attitude questionnaires 87-8
attributional style 160-4 ;
and interviews 325-6 ;
and job satisfaction 211-12 ;
and sport 293 ;
and success 359 ;
and unemployment 308-9
Attributional Style Questionnaire (ASQ) 161
Australia 316

b
balance:
of traits 328
Behaviour Check Questionnaire 191
behaviour see occupational behaviour;
organizational behaviour
behaviour event interview 327
behaviour potential 193
behavioural plasticity 358-60
Belbin Team-Role Self-Perception Inventory (BTRSPI) 368-72
beliefs, work 141-5
Bernreuter Personality Inventory 87
beta press 135
bias:
in early personality tests 51-3
biodata 235-42 ;
compared to personality tests 237-8
biography 9-10 ;
of entrepreneurs 186-9 ;
of managers 84 ;
as predictor of success 231-42
biographical questionnaires 236-7
biotechnology 178 , 180
body type:
and sport 295
businessmen:
personality tests 71 ;
see also managers;
salespeople

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