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A Source of Competitive Advantage over Other Organizations in the Industry

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The human resource of any organization has been one of the most important assets of the organization. Hence, organizations are taking every possible step in order to utilize their human resources in an efficient and effective manner and ensure that all employees give high job performance in order to fulfill the overall objectives. Human resource is being used by the organizations as a source of competitive advantage over other organizations in the industry. This has resulted in making the human resource of the organizations as a strategic partner.
Owing to the importance of human resource and their role in the success of the organizations, top management has been placed by increased responsibility for recruiting appropriate persons for the jobs. Apart from these organizations are searching for different factors and elements which directly influence the job performance of the employees. In this way, organizations can work on these elements in order to improve job performance. The overall performance of the organization is directly dependent on the individual job performance of the employees. It is believed that personality traits and characteristics have a direct influence on the job performance of individuals (Tett, Jackson, &amp. Rothstein, 1991). In this report, an attempt has been made to analyze the effect of the personality traits and characteristics on the job performance of the employees. Apart from this, the extent to which the personality traits can predict the job performance will be explored along with the role of the personality traits in the professional careers of the individuals.
Organizations pay special attention to improve the job performance of an individual and management take steps to improve the job performance and make them work at the optimal level (Barrick, Mount, &amp. Strauss, 1993). There are several factors besides the personality traits of an individual that affect the job performance of an individual and these factors have been described below:
One of the main factors that affect the job performance of an individual and these factors have been described below: Efforts: One of the main factors that affect the job performance of an individual is the efforts put by an individual.&nbsp.