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Effect of Gender on Personality Trait

Author Affiliations

  • 1Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore, MP, India
  • 2Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore, MP, India
  • 3Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore, MP, India
  • 4Prestige Institute of Management and Research, Indore, MP, India

Res. J. Management Sci., Volume 5, Issue (9), Pages 37-41, September,6 (2016)


The present investigation was undertaken to study one of the sixteen traits of personality i.e. factor C proposed by cattle of male and female students of undergraduate and postgraduate students of management studies. 120 students (60 male and 60 from female) were selected randomly from various management institutions of Indore. After selection of the elements of the sample, 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire developed by Cattell was administered on them. The result shows that male and female students are significantly different on factor C “(affected by feelings, emotionally less stable, easily upset vs. emotionally stable, faces reality, calm, mature)”. Female students are found to be more emotionally stable, mature, calm and comfortable in facing reality.


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