1. Citing examples where possible, explain your understanding of personality. Whatare the determinants of personality and how could knowledge of personality affectthe role of a manager?Introduction
Personality appear from a word personal which means individual, so personalityis a set of distinctive individual characteristic, motives, emotions, values, attitudes, andcompetencies in a person. Our society is full of different unique characteristic, and each person has his individual differences. Even twins, also have different personality. If each person has his own unique, with more than billion people in the world exist, can youimagine how fantastic human personality is?
Determinants of personality
There are many factors why there so many kinds of personality, but in my opinionthe main determinants of personality are Heredity, Environment, and Situation. First of all, Heredity is physical characteristics, gender, temperament, and biological rhythmswhich are influence by parents. Next, Environment is place and condition where weraised or growth. Human is a social creature, so it is obvious that environment forces also became one of the crucial factors influencing a personality. Finally, Environment isincluding culture, religious, norms in the family, groups, friends, social groups, andexperiences in society. For example if a boy grown up in a broken family, his view aboutfamily might be bad and it will influence his family in the future or become afraid of marriage. Because he learns for what the environment teach. Then, situation also make