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    How does the Five Factor Model of Personality relate to motivation? Explain your answer.

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    First of all, as you convey how the Five Factor Model of Personality relates to motivation, you might examine how this theory or paradigm identifies certain personality traits or dimensions that workers, students, or people in general may possess that them more prone to a stronger work ethic or higher production or motivation than others. For example, research shows that "Of the five factors, the single factor of conscientiousness is the most predictive of job performance (http://www.personalityresearch.org/papers/neubert.html). When workers display conscientiousness and extraversion, two facets of the Five-Factor model, positive job performance is likely, thus motivation is activated. Do ...

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    Five Factor Model of Personality is highlighted using research.