PERSONALITY DIMENSION AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO ON-THE-JOB PERFORMANCE

This study was conducted to determine the relationship between personality dimensions and OJT performance of the BS Information Technology and BS Information Systems graduating students of a state university in the Philippines. Descriptive method of research was used. The participants of this study are the 73 Fourth Year BS Information Technology and 43 BS Information Systems students.  A standardized questionnaire on The Five-Factor of Personality Dimensions Model as conceptualized by Costa and McCrae (1992) was used to determine the personality dimensions of the respondents.  To determine the OJT Performance of the respondents, a questionnaire on OJT Performance Rating was used. The results of the study shows that the level of the personality dimensions of the respondents in the areas of Neuroticism, Extroversion, Openness to Experience, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness as a whole shows acceptable performance levels   and when they are grouped according to course. The level of the OJT performance of the respondents when taken as a whole and when they are grouped according to course are all found to be above average performance levels. There is significant difference between each of the personality dimensions and OJT performance of the respondents when they are grouped according to course and OJT performance of the respondents.

 

Keywords: Personality, OJT Performance, Information Technology, Information Systems.

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