Relationship of Personality Characteristics with Impression Management Components in Employees of Iranian Governmental Organizations

  • Seyedeh Asrin Seyedoshohadaei Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran (Corresponding Author:
  • Serveh Hejrat Ph.D. Candidate in Educational Psychology, Young Researchers and Elite Club, Sanandaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Sanandaj, Iran
Keywords: Five Personality Factors, impression Management Tactics, Government Organizations.


In the present study, we investigated the role of personality in understanding impression management (IM) behaviors Effective employee behaviors are tangible and visible in organizational environments. In fact, many people in organizations try to impress their image on the minds of others. In this paper, we try to rank the level of application of impression management tactics (self-regulation, self-righteousness, example, support, and intimidation) based on personality traits of employees in government organizations in Kurdistan province. The present research is a research-applied research, and as a method of data collection, it is a descriptive-survey research. For data analysis, Friedman test was used. Finally, with caution, it has been shown that each of the personality characteristics of employees, which one of the impression management categories is most likely to be.


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