Core self‐evaluations: a review of the trait and its role in job satisfaction and job performance

  title={Core self‐evaluations: a review of the trait and its role in job satisfaction and job performance},
  author={Joyce E. Bono and Timothy A. Judge},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  pages={S5 - S18}
  • J. Bono, T. Judge
  • Published 1 March 2003
  • Psychology
  • European Journal of Personality
Over the past five years there has been a growing body of literature that examines the relationships among some of psychology's most studied traits (Neuroticism, self‐esteem, and locus of control). Core self‐evaluation theory posits a conceptual and empirical relationship between these traits and job satisfaction. After briefly reviewing core self‐evaluation theory, we examine the empirical evidence documenting a relationship between these traits and the two central criteria of interest to I/O… 

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