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What is Extraversion

Organizational Behavior Challenges in the Tourism Industry
This personality type is abbreviated as X in the HEXACO Model and represents social self-esteem, social assertiveness, sociability, and vitality.
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The Mediating Role of Proactive Personality in the Relationship Between HEXACO Personality and Motivation to Learn: A Study on Hospitality Sector Employees
Mehmet Dinc (Isparta University of Applied Sciences, Turkey) and Tahsin Akcakanat (Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey)
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 24
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1474-0.ch021
This study was based on the HEXACO personality model. The aim of the study was to reveal the role of proactive personality in the relationship between the six personality traits of HEXACO personality model and motivation to learn. The sample of the study consisted of the employees in a five-star hotel operating in the province of Antalya, Turkey. The data obtained from 273 employees with convenience sampling method were subjected to mediation analysis using the Bootstrap regression analysis technique. The findings showed the mediating role of proactive personality in the relationship between five of the traits making up the HEXACO personality model (humility-honesty, emotionality, extraversion, concientiousness, and openness to experience) and the motivation to learn. The sixth trait that is an exception is agreeableness. The findings were discussed within the scope of the existing literature, and recommendations were made for future research.
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Personal Blogging: Individual Differences and Motivations
A personality trait on the Big Five personality inventory; individuals characterized as high on this trait tend to be sociable, fun-loving, and affectionate while individuals characterized as low on this trait tend to be retiring, sober, and reserved.
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The Dark Side of Leadership
Extraversion is a personality trait that refers to the tendency to be outgoing, sociable, and assertive. Individuals who are high in extraversion tend to be outgoing, energetic, and enjoy the company of others. Extraversion is also one of the five broad dimensions of personality in the “Big Five” personality theory.
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Traits of Leaders and Active Listening: A Theory
People high on extraversion have an energetic approach toward the social and material world.
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