Self-disciplined, organized, and dependable. Values order and planning.
Conscientious people are competent, self-disciplined and organized. They are highly ambitious and goal-oriented, usually deferring to strategic, planned behavior over spontaneity.
High-scorers are organized and methodical, and are strategic in building clear roadmaps in order to achieve their goals.
Low scorers are more flexible and spontaneous, though this may manifest in some as a lack of reliability.
Conscientious people are dependable and stable in relationships. They create and maintain order and approach problems with accessible solutions. They're not prone to impulsiveness, and therefore more likely to be faithful in relationships and cautious in their sexuality.
They are high-functioning in work environments as a result of their methodical and goal-oriented nature. High scores in this trait are strongly correlated with career success and high income. They are dependable and have the ability to think critically through problems and execute solutions with precision and accuracy.