Two Psychological Perspectives Of Personality And Stress And Patety
In this case, during Dan’s assessment, I understood that he has been struggling with a low self-esteem and anxiety throughout his life. Neuroticism is associated as a negative predictor, this could have had an impact with Dan’s performance at his work place (Weiten, Dunn, & Hammer, 2012, p. 35). Poor work performance, inability to cope with stress and anxiety are some characteristics that may have affected his reliability at work as to why he was made redundant (It is understandable that even if the job loss was due to recession, employers are more likely to keep competent employees). However, if Dan were at the other end of the spectrum, where he had the personality of being calm, secured and self-satisfied; this would reflect on him having a great overall work performance thus it would have been more likely to have kept his job (Weiten, Dunn, & Hammer, 2012, p.