n. the state of being consistent in behavior pattern. As such, an individual is more likely to adhere to the same principles throughout life. Thus, there is a greater likelihood that past and current job behavior could be a basis for predicting future job performance. Also called behavior consistency.

BEHAVIORAL CONSISTENCY: "When looking for the right leadership qualities in a job candidate, look into his or her behavioral consistency."
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