The relationship between personality, gender and departments: application of 16 personality factor questionnaire in the Antalya region of Turkey


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AKSU A. A., Sekercioglu G., EHTİYAR V. R., YILDIZ S., YILMAZ Y.

QUALITY & QUANTITY, vol.44, no.6, pp.1113-1127, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11135-009-9264-5
  • Journal Name: QUALITY & QUANTITY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1113-1127
  • Keywords: Personality Tests, 16 PF, Tourism, Hotels, CAREER SUCCESS, TRAITS, WOMEN
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

This study evaluates relationship between personality, gender and departments

of a random sample of 294 employees working in 5-star hotels in the Antalya Region of

Turkey. Evaluation was conducted using Cattell’s 16 PF (Sixteen Personality Factor) questionnaire.

T-test assessed the relationship between personality and gender and one-way Anova

analysed personality and department relationship. Results indicate that in the relationship

between personality and gender there were significant variance for the subscales dominance,

rule-consciousness, sensitivity and self-reliance. Sixteen Personality Factor (16 PF) showed

significant differences for warmth, reasoning, emotional stability, dominance, social boldness,

apprehension and tension subscales, in terms of personality and department relationship.

This study evaluates relationship between personality, gender and departments of a random sample of 294 employees working in 5-star hotels in the Antalya Region of Turkey. Evaluation was conducted using Cattell's 16 PF (Sixteen Personality Factor) questionnaire. T-test assessed the relationship between personality and gender and one-way Anova analysed personality and department relationship. Results indicate that in the relationship between personality and gender there were significant variance for the subscales dominance, rule-consciousness, sensitivity and self-reliance. Sixteen Personality Factor (16 PF) showed significant differences for warmth, reasoning, emotional stability, dominance, social boldness, apprehension and tension subscales, in terms of personality and department relationship.