Personality trait inferences about organizations: development of a measure and assessment of construct validity.

@article{Slaughter2004PersonalityTI,
  title={Personality trait inferences about organizations: development of a measure and assessment of construct validity.},
  author={Jerel E. Slaughter and Michael J. Zickar and Scott Highhouse and David C Mohr},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={89 1},
  pages={85-103}
}
The authors conducted 4 studies to construct a multidimensional measure of perceptions of organization personality. Results of the first 2 studies suggest that (a) 5 broad factors are sufficient to capture the structure of organization personality perceptions, (b) real-world organizations differ on personality profiles, and (c) personality trait inferences are related to organizational attraction. Results of a 3rd study suggest that personality trait inferences assessed in 1 sample are related… CONTINUE READING
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