I decided to write a bit more about the personality traits - I keep writing about the NEO PI-R inventory and the research using it. So my plan is to write about all thirty facets and five big traits that this inventory reports.
Fourth trait - Agreeableness.
This a trait attributed to people who are kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm, and considerate. This trait includes facets of trust, straightforwardness, altruism, compliance, modesty and tender-mindedness. This trait is very important to maintain good relationships in the group - person with low agreeableness led by other goals will tend to act independently (against the group or away from it), person of high agreeableness will forego personal goals in favour of the group wellbeing.
So if your Agreeableness score in NEO PI-R results are high, you probably are kind, aim to cooperate and avoid conflicts. Average score will probably describe person who is warm, confident and supportive, but will sometimes be competitive and stubborn. Low scores will likely describe person who is stubborn, competitive and tends to express the anger openly.
Agreeableness is important for those situations and tasks where it is important to act as a team - in army, sports, team leadership positions, projects. Low score will be beneficial in the situations where it is important not to withhold the opinion, especially an unpopular opinion, where critique, quick reaction, independent initiative and unusual creative solutions are needed.
My name is Monika, I am psychologist. I help to deal with daily and difficult questions about behavior, thinking, emotions. I write, counsel and teach.
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