Personality Characteristics and Employee Affective Commitment: Nigeria Experience (Published)
This study investigates the relationship between personality characteristics and organisational Affective Commitment of Bank employees in Nigeria. The sample consisted of two hundred and ten (210) respondents from ten (10) purposively selected area offices of banks in Port Harcourt. The Spearman’s Rank Order Correlation Coefficient Statistical Technique in Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was used for the analyses of data. It was revealed that a positive and significance relationship exist between the five facets of personality characteristics and Affective commitment. These outcomes show that managers have the responsibility of devising ways to understand and effectively manage personality traits of their employees as each of these facets have potentials to be low or high that yields different results to the organisation. Banks should adopt personality tests at employment interview points to enable them identify employees whose talents can be optimised at work.
Keywords: Characteristic, Commitment, Employee, Nigeria, Personality
Community Social And Culture Characteristic In Bawean Island, Indonesia (Published)
The diversification of social and origin culture Bawean was currently as the assimilation result of community social and culture diversification in Bawean Island in a very long process from 18th century until the beginning of 19th century, it was also belonged from ethnic culture of outside Bawean Island which is carried by Bawean inhabitants wandered about, it is started from the beginning of 19th century until now.These social and culture were absolutely having characteristic. One of dominant characteristic was a local wisdom and locally developed knowledge which located in the middle of Bawean’s community and it was developed from one generation to other generation. This community social and culture characteristic in Bawean Island would be a world’s attractiveness as well as capable to sustain tourism activities at Bawean Island.
Keywords: Bawean Community, Characteristic, Culture, Social