Investigating the Effect of Dark Triad on Job Performance Indicators of Human Resources

Document Type : Applied Article


1 Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics & Administrative Science, Lorestan University, Khoramabad, Iran

2 PhD Student, Faculty of Economics & Administrative Science, Lorestan University, Khoramabad, Iran


The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of dark triad construct of personality on the job performance indicators of human resources, including task performance and contextual performance. In terms of method and purpose, this study is a descriptive-correlational and applied research, mainly based on linear regression. The statistical population includes the employees of Lorestan University, out of which a sample of 152 people were selected using simple random sampling. The data gathering tool was Jonasson and Webster's (2010) Dark Personality and Paterson's Career Performance Questionnaire (1989). The research hypotheses were tested using linear regression analysis through the Enter method. Results showed a negative and significant effect by the construct of the dark triad of personality on the task and contextual performance indicators.


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