trait theory

Definition

The measurement of consistent patterns of habit in an individual's behavior, thoughts, and emotions. The theory is based on the stability of traits over time, how they differ from other individuals, and how the will influence human behavior.

Use trait theory in a sentence

  • The trait theory gave us some psychological insight into the behavior of the consumers in that region which we forwarded to our marketing team.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
  • I noticed my brother was studying me closely lately and I thought he might have been thinking about trait theory and seeing if I had any habits.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
  • You should try to figure out each employees trait theory so that you can give them the right jobs for them.

    Was this Helpful?   (25)   (0)
Show more usage examples...

Related Videos




http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/trait-theory.html

Have a question about trait theory? Ask for help in the
Community
Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z