Impact of Holland’s Personality Typology on Job Performance Among Selected Nurses in the South – West of Nigeria

Bayo L.A AJIBADE, Patience, O. AMO, Rafaef, A. Ayeni, Wale, AKINPELU, Mabel, IOMOTORIOGUN, Oluwaseun, O. ABIODUN


INTRODUCTION: Personality has been considered as important factors for predicting job performance; therefore this study examined the personality types on job performance of nurses in South - West of Nigeria. The research was anchored on Holland's theory of personality typology in which he identified six personality types with six congruent occupational environments. METHODOLOGY: Respondents consisted of four hundred and forty nurses (440) randomly selected at the geopolitical areas of the country during the period of Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme between February and September, 2015. Selected respondents were administered with two standardized instruments which were, modified form of the Holland self directed search (SDS), and the performance evaluation checklist by the University of Fraser Valley Employee Services. RESULTS: Results showed that personality type impacted positively on job performance of nurses as depicted in the analyses. CONCLUSION: It was concluded that the recruitment into nursing practice should be carried out by adopting Holland's personality rating scale.

Key words: Impact, Personality types, MCPDP, Job performance, South West.

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