Assignment : Organizational behavior Submitted to : Miss Samar masood Submitted by : Ruqia Noreen Registration number : MBA-FA08-055 The University of Faisalabad Sargodha road Assignment topic: Relate yourself with major personality attributes that influence organizational behavior with examples. Personality is the sum total of ways in which an individual reacts and interacts with others.. In fact, when one refers to personality, it generally implies to all what is unique about an individual, the characteristics that makes one stand out in a crowd. Personalities is the sum total of individual’s Psychological traits, characteristics, motives, habits, attitude, beliefs and outlooks. Now different attributes of my personality are as under: Locus of control: My locus of control is external. Examples 1. In intermediate I did a lot of work hard but when my result was announced I came to know I lost my position in Faislabad board just due to eleven marks). It was due to my luck. 2. After graduation, I wanted to do MBA but my family was not in this favor so due to my family problem I have to skip my two years from 2006 to 2007. It was also my luck .because my time was wasted due to purely my family members only. Machiavellianism: I am more practical 1-In b.com, my English paper was 80% out of course. But without being depressed, I did my paper very well with calm and peace and eventually I was passed. 2 In intermediate exams my best friend was traced for cheating case when teacher asked me this is true? Than without considering my relation I told’ yes this is true. 3-when I had to take my decision regarding specialization in MBA, I have decided Purely by my own self regarding marketing .I considered my interest rather than demand in the market. Because interested person can make his opportunities always .opportunities never wasted these are created. Self monitoring: I am high self monitor. Examples 1-whenever I become free I evaluate my personality and notice what qualities And disqualifies I have .I think over it daily because in my opinion the wisest man is he who subdues his actions himself . I also notice daily how many mistakes I have done today and how many new things I have learnt .I do this daily at night. 2-Whenever a more competent teacher enters in my life for teaching, I never disappoint and feel fear of loosing marks. I lift up my standard according to the teacher‘s expectations. Risk taking: I am low risk taker. 1-Whenever I purchase my dresses, I prefer always those colors, in which my personality looks good .I do not like to purchase new colors by thinking that whether they will suit to me or not . 2-whenever I purchase cosmetics I prefer always ponds and garnier, I never purchase new brands like L’Oreal etc. I am very brand loyal. 3- Whenever I have to take dinner I always go to real taste, dynasty and Serena hotel. I do not check new others. Type A’s vs. type B’s personality: I m type A’s personality .examples 1- My strategic management ‘s teacher has assigned me assignment which has to be submitted before one day of mid term Exams but I have completed it all since last Sunday . 2-In my b.com examination there was my sister‘s marriage .but I prepared my paper by ignoring guests and prefer my exams first rather than enjoyment. Proactive personality: 1-I am more proactive. 1- I always prepare my all books before exams because I think in exams might be I am ill, maybe I have to go somewhere in emergency so I do my preparation before exams. 2- I forecast everything very accurately. I never do Overwriting in the Paper because I think where overwriting takes place, checker gives more concentration to that part and when he starts to read that portion, checker find three or four mistakes more .so on the basis of proactive approach I analyze each and every thing before.