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personality trait

a stable and characteristic aspect of one's personality as a discrete manifestation of a set of values, beliefs, thoughts, attitudes, intentions, feelings, or actions. See: temperament.

personality trait

An enduring pattern of perceiving, communicating, and thinking about oneself, others, and the environment that is exhibited in multiple contexts. See: personality disorder
See also: trait
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In general and regarding all points discussed, the key topic is that whether all personality traits or just one unique aspect of these variables predict job exhaustion.
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The personality trait of conscientiousness is characterized by diligence and organization (Harris & Fleming, 2005).
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Rossier's paper examined personality traits in Burkina Faso, a sub-Saharan African country, and in Switzerland.
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The students completed a questionnaire that assessed smoking habits, exposure to other smokers, receptivity to tobacco advertising, and the novelty-seeking personality trait.
And perhaps paradoxically it is this personality trait that preserves his place in history, in providing the vital human glue that bound together the partnership, which in turn proved to be his most substantial legacy.
10 solving Table 5: multiple regression of personality trait components and avoiding conflict strategy (stepwise) Statistic index MR RS FP Predictor variable Conscientiousness .

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