Personality Traits and Types: Perceptions, Gender Differences and Impact on Behavior


Judy Hawkins (Editor)

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY023000

Self-awareness is an important aspect of successful management careers. The first chapter of this book investigates the link between self-awareness and personality. The authors also examine personality traits including self-confidence, self-efficacy, and motivation; explore the connection between emotional intelligence and individual differences in psychological type among church leaders; discuss personality prototypes in older adulthood; the personality and quality of life in patients with epilepsy and schizophrenia; and finally, provides information on empowerment through intrinsic motivation and self-efficacy.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Personality and Self-Awareness: How Personality Influences a Manager’s Self-Awareness
(Sabine Bergner, Alex Davda and Vicki Culpin, Department of Leadership and Entrepreneurship, University of Graz, Austria, and others)

Chapter 2
Drive and Confidence Characterize Entrepreneurs
(Bing Jiang and C. Monica Capra, Department of Economics and Business, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, USA, and others)

Chapter 3
Personality Prototypes in Older Adulthood
(Philipp Yorck Herzberg and Marcus Roth, Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg, Germany, and others)

Chapter 4
Personality Traits and Internalized Stigma in Patients with Schizophrenia
(Diana Guízar, Ana Fresán, Ricardo Saracco, Raúl Escamilla, Fernanda Almanza, Rebeca Robles-García, and Carlos-Alfonso Tovilla-Zarate, Clínica de Esquizofrenia. Dirección de Servicios Clínicos, Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente, Mexico City, Mexico, and others)

Chapter 5
Personality and Quality of Life in Patients with Epilepsy
(Alfonso Pedrós Roselló, Sara Martínez Domínguez, Miguel Barberán Navalón, Department of Psychiatry, Lluís Alcanyís Hospital, Xátiva, Valencia, Spain)

Chapter 6
Empowerment through Intrinsic Motivation and Self-efficacy: How Personality Traits Influence Rural Practice in Agricultural Students?
(Jiun-Hao Wang and Chaoyun Liang, Associate Professor, Department of Bio-Industry Communication and Development, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, and others)

Chapter 7
Emotional Intelligence and Psychological Type: A Study among Newfrontiers Church Leaders in England
(Leslie J. Francis, Mandy Robbins and Andrew Ryland, University of Warwick, UK, and others)


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