Exploring the Relationship Between Personality Factors and Workplace Deviant Behavior Among Pekanbaru City Civil Servants

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Dwi Hastuti

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This study investigated personality factors as predictors of workplace deviance behavior among civil servants in Pekanbaru, Indonesia. Using cross-sectional survey method, data were conducted to 263 civil servants from various departments and Agencies in Pekanbaru by using questionnaires. The instrument for data collection includes the Big Five Inventory (BFI) and the Workplace Deviance Scale. The hypothesis was used multiple regression with data analyzed by using Partial Least Square (PLS). The results revealed that there were a significant influence personality factors to workplace deviance behavior. The independently, extraversion and conscientiousness have negative significant to workplace deviance behavior and neuroticism and openness to experience have positive significant to workplace deviance behavior but not agreeableness significantly. This study recommended that the importance of taking personality traits into consideration during employee recruitment processes to minimize workplace deviant behavior.


 

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HASTUTI, Dwi. Exploring the Relationship Between Personality Factors and Workplace Deviant Behavior Among Pekanbaru City Civil Servants. Performance, [S.l.], v. 24, n. 1, p. 1 - 12, sep. 2017. ISSN 1829-6467. Available at: <http://jos.unsoed.ac.id/index.php/performance/article/view/309>. Date accessed: 17 jan. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.20884/1.performance.2017.24.1.309.
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