In concise, reader-friendly chapters, the book addresses various historical views of personality and compares and contrasts the FFM model with competing models of personality. It discusses techniques of assessing and measuring personality and examines the role of personality in life outcomes ranging from choice of career to health to interpersonal relationships.
Discusses and evaluates the ""Five-Factor"" model of personality-the most widely studied personality construct in psychology Addresses controversies surrounding the application of personality assessment in social, organisational, and business contexts Reviews evidence demonstrating the ability of personality traits to predict behaviour patterns Written by a prominent scholar of personality and creativity psychology in the US and the UK Written concisely and accessibly for undergraduate psychology students
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
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