Management Self Reflection

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Personality: When the time comes to hire a person for a certain job position it is important to consider one’s personality because a certain personality-type can be better fit for a specific job. Personality tests are used to measures one’s personality and this is a useful tool in helping managers decide who would be the best at the job and who they should hire. The most common test that is used to measure a person’s personality is through self-report surveys. Individuals rate and evaluate themselves on a series of different questions. The one draw back to this, however; is that some respondents may lie to make a good impression. Furthermore, two contributing factors of personality are hereditary and environmental factors. However,…show more content…
Job satisfaction refers to how a person feels towards their job. It is important for an employee to have a high level of job satisfaction because if they do not then they will not like their job as much, and therefore not be as involved. That is why when choosing a job you should consider what you like to do and what you are looking for in a job. One of the key things to look for when looking to find a job is to see if the organization has the same values as you. Research shows that employees are more satisfied with their job if they are able to voice their opinion and if they see their supervisors as supportive. Research also shows that “employees with strong perceived organizational support (POS) perceptions are more likely to have higher levels of organizational citizenship behaviors, lower levels of tardiness, and better customer service.” (17) Two ways to measure job satisfaction are the single global rating method and the summation of job facets. In the first method, respondents circle a number between 1 and 5 on a scale from “highly satisfied” to “highly dissatisfied.” The second method identifies key elements in a job such as the nature of the work, supervision, present pay, promotion opportunities, and relations with co-workers. The two methods are helpful in determining an employee’s job satisfaction. Although, the single global rating method is not as time consuming, whereas the summation of job facets helps mangers to zero in
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