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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15303/rjeap.2016.v7i1.a5 

 

DIFFERENCES REGARDING PERSONALITY TRAITS AND SELF-PERCEIVED STRESS FACTORS DEPENDING ON THE ASSESOR’S WORKPLACE ENVIROMENT

GLĂVAN LAVINIA MIHAELA , PETROVAN JOHANA RADU ALEXANDRA ANA

University of Bucharest, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences

 

Abstract

The concept of personality is known and studied by psychologists worldwide being that it hold an enormous importance in the effort to understand and predict human behavior, not to mention their reactions and preferences.an interesting connection to study is represented by that between an individual’s personality traits and the stress level perceived at one moment in time. Stress is also an interesting concept to study because of it’s influence on one’s organism and persona. These being said, the main objective of this study is represented by the possibility of encountering differences in personal traits and stress levels of real estate appraisers who work in their own firm or at a bank identify the influence that driving styles and type of car have over the level of aggressive driving behavior. This study has a total of 30 participants, 19 real estate appraisers who work at a firm and 25 real estate appraisers who work at a bank.. To measure personality traits the HEXACO Inventory was used it measuring 7 personality traits. Moreover a questionnaire of stress level measurement was used to determine how do the subject perceived stress a period of over a month (at the time of the questionnaire being taken). The results indicate that there is no difference regarding personality traits and stress levels of reals estate appraisers working either in banks of at a private firm.

Keywords: personality traits, stress, workplace environment


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