IB  Vol.5 No.2 , June 2013
Personality Mapping: Tool to Analyze Achievement Orientation
Author(s) Ekta Sharma*
ABSTRACT

Personality can affect an individuals motivation towards achievements. The analysis of personality can help recruiter to know the motives of the candidate and hence, would help in making right choice. Therefore, the current study focuses on the analysis of personality traits which affect the achievement motivation. The sample includes 168 working professsionals from diverse backgrounds. The study shows that the achievement motivation is a function of the Big five traits. As per the five factors model of personality people high on conscientiousness are considered as an organized, focused and timely achiever of their goals. They tend to be workaholic and are self-disciplined, confident, dutiful and reliable. So, the result of the research that conscientiousness is significantly related to achievement motivation seems self explanatory.


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E. Sharma, "Personality Mapping: Tool to Analyze Achievement Orientation," iBusiness, Vol. 5 No. 2, 2013, pp. 59-64. doi: 10.4236/ib.2013.52007.
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