The influence of work personality on job satisfaction: incremental validity and mediation effects.

  title={The influence of work personality on job satisfaction: incremental validity and mediation effects.},
  author={Daniel S. Heller and D. Lance Ferris and Douglas P. Brown and David D Watson},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  volume={77 4},
Drawing from recent developments regarding the contextual nature of personality (e.g., D. Wood & B. W. Roberts, 2006), we conducted 2 studies (1 cross-sectional and 1 longitudinal over 1 year) to examine the validity of work personality in predicting job satisfaction and its mediation of the effect of global personality on job satisfaction. Study 1 showed that (a) individuals vary systematically in their personality between roles- they were significantly more conscientious and open to… CONTINUE READING


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