Birthorder as Determinant of Personality Traits among Employees

Komal Zanab, Sidra Liaquat, Abdul Ghafoor Awan


Huamn personality in relations to human behaviors like job attitudes, interpersonal relations and natural determinants of behaviours as genetics, are key research features. Personality and birthorder has great impact on human behaviour. Previous research has concluded the influences of birth order on human performance. The objective of Present study is to explore the impact of birth order on the personality of employee. A sample of 100 professionals: 65 males and 35 females were taken from different professions Convenient sampling method was used.  Five traits questionnaire (Fincham & Rhodes, 1999) was used to measure personality and birth order. The findings suggest that birth order show variations in personality traits. but no professional differences were found in this study. First born are more conscientious and are less agreeableness, while middle born are more agreeable and less neurotic and last born are more extroversion and open to new experiences.Our results  explored that gender only vary in agreeableness personality trait as females are more agreeable than male employees. These findings implies that awareness training programs should be arranged for social and educational setup to provide career counseling with regard to personality grooming. We conclude tht  birth order influences personality and people attitudes,it is essential to acknowledge everyone  in social and workplace setup.

Keywords: Birth order, conscientiousness, agreeableness, neuroticism, extroversion.

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