Empirical, Theoretical, and Practical Advantages of the HEXACO Model of Personality Structure

  title={Empirical, Theoretical, and Practical Advantages of the HEXACO Model of Personality Structure},
  author={Michael C Ashton and Kibeom Lee},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Review},
  pages={150 - 166}
The authors argue that a new six-dimensional framework for personality structure—the HEXACO model— constitutes a viable alternative to the well-known Big Five or five-factor model. The new model is consistent with the cross-culturally replicated finding of a common six-dimensional structure containing the factors Honesty-Humility (H), Emotionality (E), eExtraversion (X), Agreeableness (A), Conscientiousness (C), and Openness to Experience (O). Also, the HEXACO model predicts several personality… 

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