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The Relationship Between Personality Traits, Career Strategies and Career Success: A Study Among Staffs in Permintex Sanco Technologies Sdn Bhd.

Farizoh, Hamid (2006) The Relationship Between Personality Traits, Career Strategies and Career Success: A Study Among Staffs in Permintex Sanco Technologies Sdn Bhd. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The main objective of this study is to examine the relationship between individual personality traits, career strategies and career success. The four dimensions that measured individual personality traits were agreeableness, openness to experience, extraversion and conscientiousness. The three dimensions that measured career strategies were enhancing promotability, strengthening external contacts and improving image with superiors. While, the dimension that measured career success were subjective career success. Data were gathered through questionnaire survey of employees at Permintex Sanko Technologies Sdn Bhd. Correlation analysis were used to examine the relationship between individual personality traits, career strategies and career success. The results indicated that individual personality traits were positively correlated with career success. But, only three individual personality traits dimensions with positively correlated with career success, namely agreeableness, openness to experience and conscientiousness. The correlation results indicated that there were relationship between career strategies and career success. The three of the career strategies dimensions were positively correlated with career success, namely strengthening external contacts and improving image with superior. The findings were discussed and recommendations for the future research were also addressed.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality, Career, Career Strategies, Career Success
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Depositing User: Mr Husni Ismail
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2008 06:31
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 12:05
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/22

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