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The Relationship between Personality, Gender and Hotel Department: The Case of Alanya

Yıldız, Sevcan and Üngüren, Engin and Polat, Cihan (2008): The Relationship between Personality, Gender and Hotel Department: The Case of Alanya. Published in: TOURISMOS: An International Multidisciplinary Journal of Tourism , Vol. 4, No. 1 (15. April 2009): pp. 29-43.

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Abstract

This study evaluates relationship between personality, gender and departments of a random sample of 91 employees working in 5-star hotels in the Alanya Region of Turkey. Evaluation was conducted using Cattell’s 16 PF (Sixteen Personality Factor) questionnaire. T-test assessed the relationship between personality and gender and one-way Anova analysed personality and department relationship. Results indicate that in the relationship between personality and gender there were significant variance for the openness to change. 16 PF showed significant differences for openness to change, vigilance, privateness and perfectionism subscales, in terms of personality and department relationship.

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