Table 6

Pearson correlation (Significance; N) of Approach to Work Questionnaire and the Workplace Climate Questionnaire with personality. Correlations significant at p < 0.05 are in bold, and those with an absolute value of greater than 0.2 are underlined. Variables that are significant in the multiple regression (see text) are in shaded boxes.

Time of measurement

aAWQ Surface-Disorganised

aAWQ Surface-Rational

aAWQ Deep

aWCQ Workload

aWCQ Supportive-Receptive

aWCQ Choice-Independence


Neuroticism

PRHO

0.172 (P < .001; N = 993)

0.021 (P = .510; N = 993)

-0.050 (P = .113; N = 992)

0.111 (P < .001; N = 992)

-0.055 (P = .086; N = 989)

-0.017 (P = .592; N = 991)

2002

    0.335
(P < .001; N = 1645)

0.021 (P = .405; N = 1643)

-0.111 (P < .001; N = 1638)

    0.307
(P < .001; N = 1642)

-0.180 (P < .001; N = 1632)

-0.168 (P < .001; N = 1644)

Extraversion

PRHO

-0.113 (P < .001; N = 991)

0.056 (P = .079; N = 991)

0.174 (P < .001; N = 989)

-0.090 (P = .004; N = 990)

-0.087 (P = .006; N = 987)

0.049 (P = .124; N = 989)

2002

0.173 (P < .001; N = 1649)

0.037 (P = .133; N = 1647)

    0.288
(P < .001; N = 1643)

-0.164 (P < .001; N = 1647)

0.147 (P < .001; N = 1637)

0.119 (P < .001; N = 1649)

Openness to experience

PRHO

-0.011 (P = .729; N = 975)

-0.077 (P = .016; N = 975)

    0.263
(P < .001; N = 973)

-0.037 (P = .250; N = 974)

0.036 (P = .259; N = 971)

0.033 (P = .297; N = 973)

2002

-0.063 (P = .010; N = 1646)

-0.108 (P < .001; N = 1644)

    0.346
(P < .001; N = 1639)

-0.096 (P < .001; N = 1643)

0.038 (P = .129; N = 1633)

0.080 (P < .001; N = 1645)

Agreeableness

PRHO

-0.034 (P = .285; N = 991)

0.048 (P = .130; N = 991)

0.038 (P = .235; N = 989)

-0.024 (P = .455; N = 990)

0.182 (P < .001; N = 987)

0.026 (P = .421; N = 989)

2002

-0.108 (P < .001; N = 1650)

0.096 (P < .001; N = 1648)

0.038 (P = .121; N = 1643)

-0.057 (P = .021; N = 1647)

0.153 (P < .001; N = 1638)

0.017 (P = .498; N = 1650)

Conscientiousness

PRHO

    -0.353
(P < .001; N = 991)

0.124 (P < .001; N = 991)

0.084 (P = .008; N = 989)

0.023 (P = .467; N = 991)

0.057 (P = .074; N = 987)

0.056 (P = 077; N = 990)

2002

    -0.477
(P < .001; N = 1645)

0.126 (P < .001; N = 1643)

0.136 (P < .001; N = 1638)

-0.088 (P < .001; N = 1641)

0.093 (P < .001; N = 1632)

0.092 (P < .001; N = 1644)


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