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The Role of Personality Traits in Perfectionism Orientation (Isfahan Melli Bank Employees as Case Study)


  • Mohammad Hossein Forghani

    (University of Isfahan)

  • Mohamad Ghafari

    (University of Isfahan)

  • Sayyed Ya'ghoub Shirangi

    () (University of Isfahan)

  • Farzaneh Ghandehari

    (University of Isfahan)

  • Mohammad Kazem Emadzadeh

    (University of Isfahan)


The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of personality traits in perfectionism orientation among Isfahan Melli Bank employees. The statistical population of this study consists of the employees of Melli Bank in the city of Isfahan in the third season of 2012. The sample size was 150 and then the respondents were selected by random sampling method. Data collection instrument was self-administrated questionnaire that included 56 items in order to measure the variables. So as to examine the validity of the questionnaire, content validity was used and afterwards, the questionnaire was corrected and modified by some faculty members. After conducting a primary sampling, the final version of the questionnaire was developed. Also Cronbach’s Alpha was used to examine reliability of the questionnaire whose coefficient was 87% which is an acceptable value to confirm the reliability. In order to analyze the data and conclude the results, descriptive and inferential statistics were used. Pearson correlation coefficient and regression test are the most important statistic tests that were used in the present study by SPSS. The results of this study indicate that there were significant relationships between personality traits and perfectionism orientation. Also the results show that significant relationships were found between perfectionism and dimensions of personality traits (extraversion 0.135, sig: 0.000; agreeableness 0.135, sig: 0.000; consciousness 0.151, sig: 0.000; emotional stability 0.265, sig: 0.000; and openness to experience 0.183, sig: 0.000).

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  • Mohammad Hossein Forghani & Mohamad Ghafari & Sayyed Ya'ghoub Shirangi & Farzaneh Ghandehari & Mohammad Kazem Emadzadeh, 2013. "The Role of Personality Traits in Perfectionism Orientation (Isfahan Melli Bank Employees as Case Study)," International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, Human Resource Management Academic Research Society, International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences, vol. 3(1), pages 52-59, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:hur:ijaraf:v:3:y:2013:i:1:p:52-59

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