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Personality and Interest Pattern of Men in Different Occupations at Escorts Limited, Faridabad


     

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The main objective of the present study is to find out the personality and interest pattern HRD personnel managers, computer professionals and engineers. The sample for the present investigation consisted of 75 professionals taken from three professional groups i.e HRD personnel manager, computer professionals and engineers. The sample consisted of 75 subjects representing 25 from each group. The 16 PF questionnaire (Cattell, 1951) and Thurstones interest schedule (Thurstone, 1948) were administered to all the people. The subjects were classified into very good and acceptable on the basis of performance and potential assessments Performa used at Escort Limited. The salient findings of the study were as follows. The HRD personal manager and computer professionals and engineers differed significantly in E,F,G and H factors. The HRD personnel managers and engineers have not differed significantly.

In the interest area there is significant difference between the HRD personnel and computer professionals in humanities. There is no significant difference in the computer professionals and engineers as far as interest is concerned. The predominant interest is in executive area for HRD personnel manager where as the computer professionals predominant interest is in physical sciences and executive area. The engineers have obtained highest mean in physical sciences.


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The main objective of the present study is to find out the personality and interest pattern HRD personnel managers, computer professionals and engineers. The sample for the present investigation consisted of 75 professionals taken from three professional groups i.e HRD personnel manager, computer professionals and engineers. The sample consisted of 75 subjects representing 25 from each group. The 16 PF questionnaire (Cattell, 1951) and Thurstones interest schedule (Thurstone, 1948) were administered to all the people. The subjects were classified into very good and acceptable on the basis of performance and potential assessments Performa used at Escort Limited. The salient findings of the study were as follows. The HRD personal manager and computer professionals and engineers differed significantly in E,F,G and H factors. The HRD personnel managers and engineers have not differed significantly.

In the interest area there is significant difference between the HRD personnel and computer professionals in humanities. There is no significant difference in the computer professionals and engineers as far as interest is concerned. The predominant interest is in executive area for HRD personnel manager where as the computer professionals predominant interest is in physical sciences and executive area. The engineers have obtained highest mean in physical sciences.


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Personality, Interest Patterns, Escorts Limited

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