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Psychometric properties of the HEXACO PI-R on a romanian sample. The relationship with work outcomes and general outcomes

VLAD BURTĂVERDE*a

aUniversity of Bucharest, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences.

Abstract

Inthis research 144 participants took part, employees of Romanian organizations. They completed the HEXACO personality inventory as well as measures for job satisfaction, frustration at work, turnover, and absenteeism as well as questionnaires to assess self-perceived health and satisfaction with life, in order to check the concurrent validity of the personality inventory. The questionnaires were applied online, participants being informed about the purpose of research through electronic mail. The questionnaire was translated respecting required international standards. The obtained form proved optimal internal consistency and factorial structure identical to the original test.Concurrent validityof the test was proven, there being a significant positive relationship between the factor honesty and satisfaction with life and between honesty and health. Also, there was a significantly negative relationship between the factor emotionality and job satisfaction and a positive relationship between emotionality and frustration at work and turnover.There was asignificant positive relationship between extraversion and job satisfaction, satisfaction with life and health, and a significantly negative relationship between extraversion and frustration at work. There was also a significant positive relationship between agreeableness and job satisfaction and between agreeableness and satisfaction with life and a negative relationship between agreeableness and frustration at work.There was apositive relationship between conscientiousness, job satisfaction, satisfaction with life and health as well as a significant positive relationship between openness and satisfaction with life.

Cuvinte cheie: personalitate, comportament organizational, life satisfaction, sănătate fizică

Keywords: personality, organizational behavior, life satisfaction, physical health


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