The Big Five Personality Factors and Personal Values

  title={The Big Five Personality Factors and Personal Values},
  author={Sonia Roccas and Lilach Sagiv and Shalom H. Schwartz and Ariel Knafo},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  pages={789 - 801}
The authors relate Big Five personality traits to basic values in a sample of 246 students. As hypothesized, Agreeableness correlates most positively with benevolence and tradition values, Openness with self-direction and universalism values, Extroversion with achievement and stimulation values, and Conscientiousness with achievement and conformity values. Correlations of values with facets of the five factors reveal nuances of the facets and clarify ambiguities in the meanings of the factors… 

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