Reflecton on my Intrapersonal Effectiveness in an Organizational Setting

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1.0 Introduction The purpose of this portfolio is to reflect on my intrapersonal effectiveness in an organisational setting. I will disclose and discuss my key personality traits according to the NEO IPIP measure of personality. I will then discuss how my results will impact my success in a professional context. Additionally, I will analyse my intrapersonal strengths and weaknesses; evaluating how they will affect my professional effectiveness. Finally, I will prepare reasonable and achievable goals, consistent with the ‘SMART’ criteria in order to improve upon my weaknesses. 2.0 Intrapersonal Effectiveness & The Big Five-Factor Model of Personality Intrapersonal effectiveness can be described as understanding yourself, your…show more content…
I was already aware that I exhibit neurotic behaviour. I am easily and often stressed, anxious and self-conscious (McShane, Olekalns, & Travaglione, 2013). In fact, my neuroticism would most likely affect my openness to experience, as I tend to respond over-emotionally to situations or events that I find stressful. For example, significant change or trying new things such as joining a gym or altering plans at the last minute (Neuroticism / Emotional stability, 2014). I am slightly surprised and confused by my level of agreeableness as shown in my results. I can be short-tempered and irritable, which is the opposite of an agreeable person (McShane, Olekalns, & Travaglione, 2013). That being said, I am also ‘cooperative, trustful, compliant and affable’, which according to Barrick, Mount, & Judge (2001) are the key characteristics of an agreeable person. If I am to become a successful PR executive in the future, I will need to develop my openness to experience and take control of my emotional stability in order to improve my overall intrapersonal effectiveness. The entertainment industry is built on scrutiny, individuality and evaluation; and is constantly changing. In order to succeed in my professional endeavours, I need to be open to: trying new activities, pursuing theoretical study, and examining new social, political and religious values (reference) in order to connect with, and dutifully assist my clients.

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