Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 6, July

A Survey of Chinese University Students' Perceptions of and Attitudes towards Homosexuality
Homosexuality refers to sexual behavior or interest oriented towards the same sex, and a person with a homosexual orientation experiences sexual attraction only towards people of their sex. In 1973, the American Psychological Association and the American...
Emotional Intelligence and Personality Traits as Predictors of Psychological Well-Being in Spanish Undergraduates
Satisfaction and psychological well-being can be characterized as indicators of good mental functioning (Argyle, 1987). Individuals are in a state of psychological well-being if they have a high degree of satisfaction with themselves, if their mood...
Health Attributions and Health Care Behavior Interactions in a Community Sample
Health is a consequence of a balanced relationship between sociological, physical and physiological factors. From an ecological perspective, health is seen as a changeable process which depends on the social environment. To understand the health of...
How Do Groups React to Unexpected Threats? Crisis Management in Organizational Teams
The contemporary organizational environment is often described as more hostile, uncertain, changeable, and complex than it has been in the past (Cascio, 2003). The complexity and the unpredictability of current business environments are liable to induce...
Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Straybirds Agricultural Trainees in Taiwan
A steady decline in the number of people engaged in agriculture in many countries has resulted in an aging structure of the agricultural labor force. The seriousness of the agricultural labor shortage problem has recently come to the attention of governments...
Relationships among Stressors, Work-Family Conflict, and Emotional Exhaustion: A Study of Electronics Industry Employees in China
In developing China the electronics industry is very important and has the largest number of employees. Grzywacz et al. (2008) argued that work-family conflict research should focus on diverse labor forces because of economic globalization; therefore,...
Sources of Parent-Adolescent Conflict: Content and Form of Parenting
Early adolescence has been described as a significant developmental transition that requires parents and adolescents to renegotiate their relationship in order to accommodate changes that involve adolescents' physical maturation as well as competencies...
The Associations among Social Support, Stress, and Life Satisfaction as Perceived by Injured College Athletes
In recent years there have been many studies of the relationship among stress, social support, and psychological well-being or life satisfaction (Hardy, Richman, & Rosenfeld, 1991; Malinauskas, 2008; Petrie, 1992, 1993; Ryska & Yin, 1999; Smith,...
The Effect of Customer Value, Customer Satisfaction, and Switching Costs on Customer Loyalty: An Empirical Study of Hypermarkets in Taiwan
In Taiwan, the retail sector is highly competitive and hypermarkets try to appeal to customers by offering lower prices than small-scale retailers and convenience stores. However, the hypermarket sector has entered a saturated phase, with market overlapping...
The Effect of Different Motivation Factors on Knowledge-Sharing Willingness and Behavior
Different types of organizations have different sources of motivation for choosing to provide satisfying social services. Nonprofit organization (NPO) staff members may also differ in their knowledge-sharing willingness and behavior because of different...
The Influence of Social Class Salience on Self-Assessed Intelligence
There now exists a large and growing body of literature in which self-assessments of various psychological abilities and traits, including self-assessed intelligence (SAI; for a review, see Furnham, 2001), are examined. Research on the latter has tended...