Big Five personality traits

Overview To understand the leadership of an organization, it is necessary to understand the individuals in those roles and how they lead. When you are in a leadership role within an organization, you should be familiar with your own leadership style so you know how best to lead others in the organization.

Understanding your leadership personality is an important element when it comes to understanding your individual leadership style. Prompt After taking the Big Five personality traits assessment, reflect on the results.

Consider how the assessment captured your traits and personality and how the results can be incorporated into your leadership style and approach.

What strengths do your personality traits bring to your leadership style, and what are some of your opportunities for improvement?

Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria: Results Summary: Summarize your results of the personality assessment and how you think these elements might help or hinder you as a leader. Describe Results: Explain what elements of your personality assessment results surprised you, if any, and explain how accurate you felt the results were and why. Leadership Style: Pick two elements of your results and explain how they impact your leadership style. Importance of Leadership: Describe how leadership impacts organizations and why it is important to understand this impact. Guidelines for Submission Your submission should be a 1- to 2-page Word document with 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch margins. HERE’S MY RESULT Openness: curious, original, intellectual, creative You scored moderately high on openness (33 out of 50). Youre probably fairly creative and imaginative, but you also recognize the importance of routines and structure. You experience a good balance of abstract and realistic thoughts. When faced with a problem, you can think outside the box for new ideas but will also consider tried-and-true methods. Conscientiousness: organized, achievement-oriented, dependable You scored high on conscientiousness (43 out of 50). You are most likely organized and persistent and tend to think about the future consequences of your actions. Youre a rule-follower, in general, and care about appearances and cleanliness. However, you may also be prone to perfectionism and have a tendency toward being a workaholic. Other people likely perceive you as goal-oriented and reliable but also as rigid or uptight. Extraversion: outgoing, talkative, sociable You scored moderately high on extraversion (32 out of 50). Youre probably often described as outgoing and social, but you also find yourself needing time alone. You maintain a healthy balance between the two extremes of this personality trait.

You likely feel energized in groups or when giving presentations, but you may not feel the need to be the center of attention at all times. You can be assertive when you need to, but youre also quite capable of listening or holding back when appropriate. Agreeableness: affable, tolerant, sensitive, trusting, kind You scored high on agreeableness (44 out of 50). Youre probably very polite, considerate, and willing to help. You generally see the good in others and have few enemies, and others probably describe you as very likable. You probably have a hard time saying no and your tendency to see the good in people may make you gullible at times. Neuroticism: anxious, irritable, temperamental, moody You scored low on neuroticism (20 out of 50). Youre more likely to focus on the positive things in life and take issues in stride. You not only help encourage others but can also help stabilize a group. Youre able to think calmly in stressful situations and you can probably think through a problem rationally or logically before reacting.