Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 9, 2010

An Evaluation Ofthe Job Satisfaction Levels of Turkish Provincial Football Referees
This study was conducted in order to determine the job satisfaction levels of provincial referees on the basis of 9 demographic variables. The study sample consisted of 83 provincial referees working in Kahramanmaras, Adana, and Osmaniye provinces of...
Changes in Democratic Attitudes of Trainee Teachers over Time
The purpose in this study was to investigate the democratic attitudes of prospective teachers in line with certain variables. The study was carried out with 233 randomly selected teacher trainees during the 2005-2006 academic year. A democratic attitude...
Developing the "Causes of Poverty in Developing Countries Questionnaire (Cpdcq)" in a Spanish-Speaking Population
From information supplied by 1,092 university students from countries with different levels of development, in this work we developed an up-to-date instrument to allow the causes of poverty in developing countries to be studied. Taking the Causes of...
Intranetwork Relationships, Creativity, Knowledge Diversification, and Network Position
In this study the process of how knowledge diversification facilitates and constrains individuals' creative work is examined and a description is given of how structural holes moderate the creativity process. A double inverse-U relationship model is...
Leadership Justice, Negative Organizational Behaviors, and the Mediating Effect of Affective Commitment
According to social identity theory, unfair treatment from superiors may arouse negative identification, which in turn leads to employees' negative behaviors in organizations. In this study the relationships between leadership justice and two negative...
Measuring Perceived Emotional Intelligence in the Adolescent Population: Psychometric Properties of the Trait Meta-Mood Scale
The Trait Meta-Mood Scale (TMMS; Salovey, Mayer, Goldman, Turvey, & Palfai, 1995) is a well-established measure of perceived emotional intelligence, an aspect of emotional intelligence that includes people's beliefs and attitudes about their own...
Self-Efficacy, Social Support, and Coping Strategies of Adolescent Earthquake Survivors in China
In this study, the relationships among psychological health and self-efficacy, social support, and coping strategies soon after a devastating natural disaster was explored using path analysis, in order to provide guidelines for early psychological intervention....
Social Attitudes of Turkish Students towards Participation in Physical Education and Sport
The aim of the study was to determine the factors that are effective in encouraging Turkish high school students to try sports and to identify ways to increase the number of students taking part in sport. The importance of sport in acquiring appropriate...
Social Psychological Factors Affecting the Employment of Graduate Students in Taiwan
In this study the researchers use principal factor analysis to identify the factors affecting the competitiveness of college graduate students in the job market, based on a sample of senior students enrolled in an undergraduate school. The analysis revealed...
Student Teachers' Evaluation of the Motivational Strategies Used in Foreign Language Teaching
How much importance is attached to motivational strategies in foreign language teaching by student teachers and the extent to which instructors use them in their courses was investigated. The study was performed with 179 student teachers attending the...
The Socioemotionally Intelligent Self-Leader: Examining Relations between Self-Leadership and Socioemotional Intelligence
For the first time, the associations among the relatively new construct of self-leadership (SL; Neck & Houghton, 2006) and socioemotional intelligence (SEI; Riggio & Reichard, 2008) are examined. One hundred and sixty-eight participants gave...
Trending and Mapping the Intellectual Structure of Social Behavior Studies: A Study of the Social Behavior and Personality Journal
Our aim in this research was to map the intellectual structure of social behavior studies in the past 27 years, by comparing works from two specific periods - 1982-1995 and 1996-2008. A model of an invisible network of knowledge was used in this study...