Tag Archives: Conscientiousness

Predicting Big-Five Personality Traits Relation with Employees’ Engagement in Public Sector in Egypt (Published)

The objective of this study is to identify the relationship between personality five traits and employee Engagement of the employee in the public sector in Egypt. The study applied standardized questionnaire in developing two scales; one to measure the personality trait was adapted from (Goldberg, 1993) and Rich (2006). Correlation, regression and coefficient analysis conducted to investigate the effect of Big-Five personality on employees’ JE and its dimensions. The result of this research study shows that there were positive relationships between Big-Five personality traits and EE dimensions. The traits of personality as Extraversion, Conscientiousness, and Openness to Experience were significantly related. Open to experience significant positively to physical engagement. However, Neuroticism not significant with emotional engagement. Agreeableness and open to experiences are significant with emotional engagement. Extroversion and neuroticism moderately and significantly with congintive enagement.

Keywords: Conscientiousness, Employee Engagement. Public sector Egypt, Extraversion, Personality Traits, and Openness to Experience

Teachers’ Personality and School Phobia among Primary School Pupils (Published)

This is an ex-post facto design study used; to determine teachers’ personality on school phobia among primary school pupils in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. . Two research questions and three hypotheses guided this study The population of the study consisted of 2971 primary six school pupils and 537 primary school teachers in Bayelsa State. A sample of 749 pupils and 81 teachers participated in the study. Proportionate sampling, purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used to draw the sample size. Two instruments titled: Teacher Personality Traits Scale (TPTS) and Pupils School Phobia Questionnaire (PSPQ)) were used for data collection. The reliability indices of the instruments were established using Cronbach Alpha with coefficients of 0.83 for TPTS and test retest coefficient of 0.86 for PSPS respectively. Mean (x) and Standard Deviation (SD), while One-Way Analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Two Way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) were used to test the null hypotheses at 0.05 alpha level. Results got revealed that the highest school phobia was experienced by pupils of teachers with personality traits of extraversion.. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that employers of teachers should ensure adequacy of this personality characteristics in their would be teachers before they are employed.

Keywords: Agreeableness and Extraversion., Conscientiousness, Neuroticism, Openness to Experience, Personality, School Phobia, Traits

OPPORTUNITY FOR INNOVATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIOUR IN THE NIGERIAN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY (Published)

The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between opportunity for innovation and organizational citizenship behaviour in the Nigerian hospitality industry. The cross sectional survey was conducted with a sample size of 1450 workers drawn from a population of 3768 workers in the South-South geopolitical region of Nigeria. The scales used were within the acceptable Cronbach Alpha values of 0.7, which was interpreted to be reliable. A total of 1,093 copies of completed and usable questionnaire were used for data analysis. Furthermore, the data obtained were analysed using the Spearman Rank Order Coefficient. The results reveal that opportunity for innovation is strongly related to altruism, conscientiousness, civic virtue, courtesy and sportsmanship. The findings suggest that organizations conducive for innovation tends to promote extra discretionary employee behaviour. The study concluded that in the presence of opportunity for innovation of the worker, organizational citizenship behaviour is activated.

Keywords: Altruism, Civic Virtue, Conscientiousness, Courtesy And Sportsmanship, Hospitality industry, Innovation, Organizational Citizenship Behaviour

THE PREDICTIVE INFLUENCE OF DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS, EMOTIONAL LABOUR AND CONSCIENTIOUSNESS ON CAREER FULFILLMENTS OF NURSES IN IBADAN (Published)

This study investigated the predictive influence of demographic factors, emotional labour and conscientiousness on career fulfillment of nurses in Ibadan. the study adopted a descriptive research design of expost -facto type . Purposive sampling technique was used to select 380 participants from three hospitals in Ibadan metropolis (male 64, female 316) three validated instruments – Emotional Labour Scale ( ELS-@0.81), Conscientiousness inventories ( CI-@0.79) and Career Fulfillment Scale (CFS-@ 0.71) were used and three research questions were answered at 0.05 level of significance. Data were analysed using Multiple Regression Analysis and Pearson Product Movement Correlation Analysis (PPMC). The results of the study revealed that, Conscientiousness and Emotional Labour significantly correlated to the prediction of Career Fulfillment of nurses ( F (7, 372) = 36.927, p<05), which implies that 39.9 percent of the variance is accounted for by the combination of emotional labour, conscientiousness, Age, Gender, marital status, Education, length of service. The results further showed that conscientiousness has the highest contribution to career fulfillment. This is followed by emotional labour , while age, Gender marital status Education and length of service did not. Based on the findings, it is recommended that nurses should have more ample knowledge of conscientiousness and emotional labour, because the better understanding of these variables will facilitates improved career fulfillment among the nurses

Keywords: Career Fulfillments and Nurses, Conscientiousness, Emotional Labour

Emotional Labour, Conscientiousness, Career Fulfillments and Nurses (Under Review)

This study investigated the predictive influence of demographic factors, emotional labour and conscientiousness on career fulfillment of nurses in Ibadan. the study adopted a descriptive research design of expost -facto type . Purposive sampling technique was used to select 380 participants from three hospitals in Ibadan metropolis (male 64, female 316) three validated instruments – Emotional Labour Scale ( ELS-@0.81), Conscientiousness inventories ( CI-@0.79) and Career Fulfillment Scale (CFS-@ 0.71) were used and three research questions were answered at 0.05 level of significance. Data were analysed using Multiple Regression Analysis and Pearson Product Movement Correlation Analysis (PPMC)

The results of the study revealed that, Conscientiousness and Emotional Labour significantly correlated to the prediction of Career Fulfillment of nurses ( F (7, 372) = 36.927, p<05), which implies that 39.9 percent of the variance is accounted for by the combination of emotional labour, conscientiousness, Age, Gender, marital status, Education, length of service. The results further showed that conscientiousness has the highest contribution to career fulfillment. This is followed by emotional labour , while age, Gender marital status Education and length of service did not .

Based on the findings, it is recommended that nurses should have more ample knowledge of conscientiousness and emotional labour, because the better understanding of these variables will facilitates improved career fulfillment among the nurses

 

Keywords: Career Fulfillments and Nurses, Conscientiousness, Emotional Labour