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Multicultural Behavior and Global Business Environments by Kamal Dean Parhizgar

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Chapter 7

Understanding and Managing Individual Personality

Personality is a completed puzzle picture of an individual behavior

Chapter Objectives

After studying this chapter, you should be able to:

  • realize what the major elements of “self” concept are,

  • understand personality and individual patterns of behavior,

  • understand various factors of the biological contribution to personality.

  • understand sociocultural and ecological contributions to the formation and development of personality,

  • describe the nature of individual differences in organizations,

  • describe personality types and traits that affect organizations,

  • analyze managerial styles on the basis of the sociocultural, psychological, and behavioral characteristics of a manager, and

  • discuss ...

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