International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Influence of Personality Dimensions on Organizational Performance
Davis Mkoji, Dr. Damary Sikalieh

In the 21st century, one of the most critical topical issues in the study of organizational behavior is the effects of workforce diversity such as personality on organizational performance. In today’s global and competitive environment, the general consensus is that organizations that capitalize on diversity are likely to perform better than organizations without the advantages that diversity brings. Workforce diversity refers to employee’s individual differences and similarities. It stands for individuality that includes personality, gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, region, sexual orientation, income, marital status, work experience and perceptions that uphold organizational core values. On the other hand, organizational performance can be defined as when an organization meets its set targets putting into consideration all other personality, external and internal dimensions that influence performance.

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