Emotional stability and attributional style: Relationship and implications for research and practice
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Personality traits have been shown to have significant impacts upon work performance, however the underlying nature of personality and the reasons for its impact have not been explained. One particular dimension of personality, Emotional Stability, has been shown to predict performance and has theoretical links with a cognitive process variable, attributional style. This study found a significant relationship between Emotional Stability and attributional style. Implications of these results for employee selection and training are discussed.
Transcending Boundaries: Integrating people, processes and systems
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