Personality down under: perspectives from Australia

Simon Boag* (Editor)

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    Abstract

    This new and important book highlights both the strengths and diversity of research in the field of personality and individual differences research emanating from Australia and the surrounding region. This comprehensive book features both the major Australian researchers in the field as well as up and coming writers who look set to have a major global impact. This book is organized into themes which include: (i)the development of personality and individual differences; (ii)personality, perfectionism and stress; (iii)leadership and personality;(iv) personality in the workplace, and; (vii)cognitive dimensions of personality. Within these areas are discussions of narcissism, psychopathy, and attachment styles, as well as Australian perspectives and findings relevant to major theories of personality, such as the Big Five Factor model. The book will also be of interest to organizational psychologists interested in the impact of personality within the workplace, and anyone interested in assessing personality and individual differences will find the theory and assessment section useful. This book provides a unique insight into personality and individual differences from an Australian perspective.

    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationNew York
    PublisherNova Science Publishers
    Number of pages312
    ISBN (Print)9781604567946
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

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