What’s your office personality? I corresponded with more than three dozen people about their work experiences. Inspired by these conversations, I created a quiz that explores different working styles, one that’s designed for self-reflection and discussion.
Psychologists have identified what’s known as the “Big Five” personality traits, which are consistent across populations: extroversion, openness, conscientiousness, agreeableness and neuroticism. (Read More: The $2 Billion Question of Who You Are at Work)
Two traits in particular play a powerful role in shaping workplace behavior: Extroversion, the degree to which social interaction energizes someone; and openness which refers to someone’s creativity and appetite for novel experiences. I designed the quiz with these traits in mind.