Explain why diversity, in terms of personality differences, is important in organizations.
Option #2: Personality Differences Have you ever worked with an individual that rubbed you the wrong way? Or have you ever worked for a leader who often only takes the advice of individuals whom he or she is like? Honestly, it is not uncommon for individuals to prefer people who are like them. In fact, you might have heard the phrase, “Birds of a feather flock together.” While we find comfort in those who are like us, organizations and teams cannot operate with individuals who all have the same personalities, thought processes, mindsets, etc. For this critical thinking activity, do the following: Explain why diversity, in terms of personality differences, is important in organizations. Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of three personality instruments. Discuss the benefits and drawbacks of using personality type information when making hiring decisions, forming teams, etc. Explain why you agree or disagree with this statement, “Individual should not make their personality type known to others, as this can lead to manipulation.” Submission Requirements Write a 3- to 4-page paper, not including the title and reference pages, which are required. Your paper must be properly cited and formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA (Links to an external site.).