The Big Five Personality Traits and Job Involvement: An Investigation of University Lecturers in South Eastern Nigeria
by Open Science Repository Psychology
The study investigated the Big Five Personality Traits and Job Involvement of university lecturers in south east, Nigeria. A total number of 724 lecturers drawn from the six private, four state and four federal universities in the south east participated in the study. This number comprised of 387 males and 337 females whose ages ranged from 25 to 64 years and a mean age of 45.24 (SD = 9.57). The participants were administered with two instruments: Job Involvement Scale and The Big Five Inventory. It was hypothesized that job involvement will not correlate with each of the big five personality dimensions respectively. The findings revealed that, high scores on conscientiousness and low scores on neuroticism were significant predictors of job involvement (P < .05)Keywords:
personality traits, conscientiousness, neuroticism, job involvement, South Eastern Nigeria.
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