African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4104

Full Length Research Paper

Personality and career choices

Sajjad Hussain*, Muhmmad Abbas, Khurram Shahzad and Syeda Asiya Bukhari
Riphah International University Islamabad, Pakistan.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 26 October 2011
  •  Published: 15 February 2012


Personality has been viewed as source of person’s attitude exhibited on the job workplace over the years. In this paper, propositions have been made about different kind of personality traits having relevance with nature of job requirements. The study tried to argue that prominent feature of personality traits can be successful in aligning with the particular job requirements. Implications have been raised by giving propositions for future researchers to validate these propositions.


Key words: Personality, career choices, five factors model, career success.