The Traits-and-Factor Theories
•Characteristics that an individual possessed that can be measured with tests.
•These characteristics are constant and independent of particular situations.
•By measuring the individual’s personal traits, you are able to predict their vocational choice.
•Characteristics required to perform well at work.
•Statistical approach capable of differentiating characteristics belonging to a certain group.
•Each occupation has specific factors that need to be met.
Source: Faculty of Education, Additional Qualifications, Module 02,Part 01 by André Samson Ph.D., c.o. (PPT)