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Research lectures, seminars and events

The events listed in this area are research seminars, workshops and lectures hosted by Durham University departments and research institutes. If you are not a member of the University, but  wish to enquire about attending one of the events please contact the organiser or host department.


 

Dr Nadin Beckmann (School of Education, Durham University): The lost individual: Integrating the study of within- and between-person variability in personality at work

20th June 2012, 13:00 to 14:00, Durham Business School at Ushaw College, Lecture Theatre 2

Research on personality in the workplace has primarily focussed on differences between individuals in their typical thoughts, feelings and behaviours as represented in the five-factor model of personality (McCrae & Costa, 1999), and the relation of these to work outcomes (Barrick, Mount, & Judge, 2001). However, a within-person conceptualization of personality offers additional meaningful insights into the role of personality in general and at work in particular.

In this talk I will present a multi-level framework that integrates between- and within-person approaches to the study of personality. I will outline some questions of interest that arise within this approach, provide examples from the literature and present two studies to illustrate each question and highlight future research directions.

A Business and Management Research Seminar.

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