Personlity Traits And Academic Performance In Statistics Among Business Students Of Kampala International Univerity Main Campus

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the effect of personality on academic performance. Participants were

Business students of Kampala international university who voluntarily participated in the study.

They were asked to complete a personality questionnaire (NEO-FFI); academic performance

was measured in term of marks in test among business students including their demographic

data. The correlation type of descriptive research design was used for the study. One hundred

and thirty students constituted the study’s sample. Results showed that Personality traits of

(openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and Neuroticism) were

negatively correlated with academicperforrnance.

The findings imply that university authority should construct learning environments that take

into consideration students’ individual differences and strengths. Appropriate counseling

interventions should be used to assist students experiencing worry, anxiety, frustration and stress to deal with their concerns.

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APA

, E (2021). Personlity Traits And Academic Performance In Statistics Among Business Students Of Kampala International Univerity Main Campus. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/personlity-traits-and-academic-performance-in-statistics-among-business-students-of-kampala-international-univerity-main-campus

MLA 8th

, ERACTONNY "Personlity Traits And Academic Performance In Statistics Among Business Students Of Kampala International Univerity Main Campus" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/personlity-traits-and-academic-performance-in-statistics-among-business-students-of-kampala-international-univerity-main-campus. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

MLA7

, ERACTONNY . "Personlity Traits And Academic Performance In Statistics Among Business Students Of Kampala International Univerity Main Campus". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 28 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/personlity-traits-and-academic-performance-in-statistics-among-business-students-of-kampala-international-univerity-main-campus >.

Chicago

, ERACTONNY . "Personlity Traits And Academic Performance In Statistics Among Business Students Of Kampala International Univerity Main Campus" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/personlity-traits-and-academic-performance-in-statistics-among-business-students-of-kampala-international-univerity-main-campus