International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Relationship between Attribution Styles and Personality Traits, Gender and Academic Specialization among the Hashemite University Students
d. Ahmad M. Mahasneh, d. Zohair H. Al-Zoubi, d. Omar T. Batayeneh

This study aimed to examine the correlation between attribution styles and personality traits (extraversion, introversion, emotion, poise and emotional), also aimed to identify the prevalence of attribution styles in the study sample according to the variable sex and academic specialization. The study sample consisted of (612) students among undergraduate students enrolled in the Hashemite University during the second semester 2011/2012. Results of study revealed that: A positive correlation relationship and statistically significant between positive attribution style and extroversion. And there is not statistically significant correlation relationship between negative attribution style and personality trait. No statistically significant differences between male and female, and there are statically significant differences at (∞=0.05) significance level between the humanities and scientific colleges students in the positive attribution style.

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