Five Factor Model

June 2, 2006


The NEO inventories were developed by Dr. Paul Costa, Jr., and Dr. Robert McCrae to measure five broad dimensions of personality. Neuroticism (N) Extraversion (E) Openness (O) Agreeableness (A) Conscientiousness (C) Note: These broad categories were based on analysis of trait adjectives collected over the years and included in research by theorists such as Cattell and Norman. NEO4 & NEO PR-I Traits Domain Factor Description Neuroticism Looks at different forms of emotional distress and how individuals react by measuring factors such […]
June 16, 2018

What Is the Five Factor Model of Personality?

The WorkPlace Big Five Suite of Assessments uses a common language to identify and describe the individual traits that determine human behavior. The Five Factor Model is the core of the WorkPlace Big Five Profile and is considered the gold standard of personality measurement by psychologists and researchers. The WorkPlace Big Five is one of the most psychometrically valid and reliable instruments in the industry. There are thousands of scholarly articles on the five-factor model, supporting that this is a […]