Openness: the capacity to entertain new ideas and adapt to new information. Managers high in this trait are likely to have better relationships with employees and help launch new innovative ideas.
Conscientiousness: refers to the number of goals on which a person focuses on (perseveres). Managers high in this trait are dependable, organized, self-disciplined, get things done.
Extroversion: reflects a person's comfort level with relationships. Managers high in this trait tend to be sociable, friendly, affectionate, and outgoing.
Agreeableness: ability to get along. Managers high in this trait are likable, affectionate, and care about others.
Neuroticism: the tendency to experience unpleasant emotions such as anger, anxiety, depression, and feelings of vulnerability. Managers high in this trait tend to be critical of oneself and others.