Replicating and Extending Past Personality/Job Satisfaction Meta-Analyses

  title={Replicating and Extending Past Personality/Job Satisfaction Meta-Analyses},
  author={Valentina Bruk-Lee and Haitham A. Khoury and Ashley E. Nixon and Angeline Goh and Paul E. Spector},
  journal={Human Performance},
  pages={156 - 189}
A meta-analysis summarizing results of 187 studies reporting cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships between job satisfaction and personality is described. The Big Five factor of Neuroticism related most strongly and negatively to job satisfaction (−.25), with the other factors ranging from .16 (Conscientiousness) to −.02 (Openness to Experience). Job satisfaction was positively related to internal locus of control (LOC), positive affectivity, and Type A (achievement striving). Results… 
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