Applied Personality Psychology - McCoy, M. PPt. Fall II 2014

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Applied Personality Psychology:

Applied Personality Psychology Final Project Presentation

Integrated model of personality in the workplace:

Integrated model of personality in the workplace Workplace Personalities Extraversion Agreeableness Empathy Affiliation Interpersonal Conflict

Interpersonal conflict:

Interpersonal conflict O ccurs when a person or group of people frustrates or interferes with another person's efforts at achieving a goal The cognitive component involves a disagreement between the parties that illustrates the differences between the interests and objectives of the conflicting parties Relationship conflict is conflict between two or more people arising out of personality clashes or emotionally-charged interactions(, n.d. )


Extraversion High Extravert Enjoys frequent social interaction Leader Life of the Party interactions . Low Extravert - (Introvert) Quiet/Reserved Shy Less involved in social situations (, n.d. )


agreeableness High Agreeableness Altruistic Trusting Pro-social Low Agreeableness No concern for others Skeptical Unfriendly (


Empathy High Able to understand other’s feelings Stand in other’s shoes Pro-social High EQ Low Disinterested in other’s Emotionally detached (


Affiliation High Belonging to the team Works with others to understand and resolve issues Faces conflict or consequence Low Avoidsconflict /consequence Unwilling to work with others Avoids accountability, blames others


Conclusion Interpersonal Conflict Disrupts the daily flow Causes undue stress on others Potentially causes good employees to quit


References Grimsley , S. ( n.d. ) What is interpersonal conflict at work. Retrieved on Dec. 4, 2014 from http :// About education. What is extraversion . Retrieved on Dec. 4, 2014, from The big five personality traits. Retrieved on Dec. 4, 2014 from http :// / . Psychology today. Empathy. Retrieved on Dec. 4, 2014 from http ://

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