Personality Traits - A Conceptual Perspective

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N.Vanaja, Dr.P.S.Rajeswari


The dynamic arrangement of psychophysical systems that mandate specific behaviours and attitudes, such as being hardworking and patient, is referred to as personality. The Big Five Theory proposes that there are five essential psychological qualities, according to many modern psychologists. The theory defines five broad personality traits: extraversion, agreeableness, openness, conscientiousness, and neuroticism. The purpose of the study is to swiftly identify the five concepts. The data collection instrument for this qualitative study is content analysis. According to Essentials of Organizational Behavior, it is important to understand the personality traits as it influences more with the act of behavioural and performance aspect. The study found that it is the responsibility of the employer and employee to understand the personality trait of employees. Based on the findings, the study offers suggestions to understand one’s personality that can help an employee to succeed in work place.

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