Neuroticism, Conscientiousness And Conflict Style

1994 Words Jun 18th, 2015 8 Pages
Abstract The aim of this study is to examine neuroticism, conscientiousness and conflict style in association to workplace bullying victimization. 132 Malaysian working adults from various organizations will be recruited for this study using purposive sampling. Participants were asked to fill up the personality shortened Big-Five Personality questionnaire to measure (neuroticism, conscientiousness) and conflict style questionnaire (a higher score would indicate more dominant conflict styles) , followed by the Negative Acts Questionnaire-Revised (a higher average score represents more frequent and intense workplace bullying victimization). Multiple regressions analysis will be used to test the correlation between the predictor and criterion variables. The researcher hypothesizes that neuroticism, conscientiousness and conflict style will be significant predictors of workplace bullying victimization. Neuroticism, Conscientiousness and Conflict Style on Workplace Bullying Victimization in the Malaysian Working Population Workplace bullying has been identified as a crucial work problem in the work environment because it causes more stress than all other kinds of work related stress put together (Einarsen, Hoel, Zapf, & Cooper, 2011). Workplace bullying is a serious issue because it not only affects victims. Workplace bullying is a series issue because it not only affects the targets, but even non-bullied witnesses report significantly higher levels of stress than employees from…
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