THE EFFECTS OF BIG FIVE PERSONALITY TRAITS ON EMPLOYEE JOB PERFORMANCE AMONG UNIVERSITY LECTURERS IN PESHAWAR CITY
Keywords:Big Five, Personality, Performance, Teaching, Peshawar
AbstractThe objective of the study was to measure the effects of Big Five personality traits on employee’s job performance among the teaching staff in the higher educational institutes/universities in the city of Peshawar. The study employed quantitative methodology, and survey based method for data collection. Through sampling approach, data was collected from selected universities including Qurtba, Cecos, Sarhad and Iqra national university of Peshawar. Our results indicate that among the Big Five personality dimensions, openness to experience, conscientiousness, and agreeableness has positive and significant effects on employee job performance. The result for extraversion is positive but insignificant and for emotional stability, result is negative and insignificant. The Big Five personality traits explain 81% change in the employee job performance. Our result implies that candidate’s personality traits should be assessed during the recruitment and selection process of university teaching staff
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