What do conscientious people do? Development and validation of the Behavioral Indicators of Conscientiousness (BIC).

  title={What do conscientious people do? Development and validation of the Behavioral Indicators of Conscientiousness (BIC).},
  author={Joshua J Jackson and Dustin M. Wood and Tim Bogg and Kate E. Walton and Peter D. Harms and Brent W Roberts},
  journal={Journal of research in personality},
  volume={44 4},
Typical assessments of personality traits collapse behaviors, thoughts, and feelings into a single measure without distinguishing between these different manifestations. To address this lack of specification, the current study develops and validates a measure that assesses a number of broad behaviors associated with the personality trait of conscientiousness (the Behavioral Indicators of Conscientiousness; BIC). Findings suggest that the lower-order structure of conscientious behaviors is… CONTINUE READING
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