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Determinants of Examination Outcome in Management Trainees: Focus on Personality and Life-Style Factors

Journal of Organization and Human Behaviour

Volume 2 Issue 1

Published: 2013
Author(s) Name: Nilamadhab Kar, Namita Rath | Author(s) Affiliation:
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Various factors are known to influence examination outcome. The importance of personality and extra-curricular factors in the success of management career cannot be overlooked. This study intended to find out the influence of personality, current health, and lifestyle factors on the examination result of management students. The results implied that the factors that could predict examination grades in management students were the performances in past examinations and current quality of life. There was a probability of a negative influence of dysfunctional personality factors on the outcome of examinations in management training. Creative hobbies had significantly positive influence on examination result. It is suggested that replication studies with larger sample are essential considering the findings of this study which have implication for specific assessment and support for management students.

Keywords: Determinants, Examination, Life-style, Management, Outcome, Personality

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