Cracking the code: Investigating the relationship between big five personality traits and stem education

Rashidin Idris and Juppri Bacotang and Priyalatha Govindasamy and Suppiah Nachiappan (2023) Cracking the code: Investigating the relationship between big five personality traits and stem education. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 13 (9). pp. 1-11.

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The ultimate objective of this research is to provide light on the complex relationship between Big Five personality traits and jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This study examines the role of personality traits, notably openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism, in growing one's interest and proclivity for STEM careers by examining data from a large sample of studies. The study's findings have far-reaching implications for both individuals and society as a whole. Understanding the influence of personality traits on STEM career pursuits can assist educational institutions, career counsellors, and policymakers in creating environments that encourage and support persons with specific personality profiles to pursue STEM jobs. Individuals can also gain substantial insights into their own predispositions and aptitudes, allowing them to make informed career decisions that are aligned with their own personality traits. By cracking the code and unravelling the deep relationship between Big Five personality traits and STEM career choices, this research hopes to contribute to the greater goal of broadening and strengthening the STEM workforce, ultimately paving the way for a more inclusive and innovative future

Item Type: Article
Keyword: STEM Education, Personality, STEM Career, Big Five
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic theory. Demography > HB1-3840 Economic theory. Demography > HB522-715 Income. Factor shares > HB615-715 Entrepreneurship. Risk and uncertainty. Property
J Political Science > JA Political science (General) > JA1-92 Political science (General) > JA71-80 Theory. Relations to other subjects
Department: FACULTY > Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2024 11:40
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2024 11:40

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