Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 9, October

An Evaluation of the Job Satisfaction Levels of Turkish Provincial Football Referees
In addition to being a field game that is a social and uniting factor, football is also a commercial activity, which has a national and international competitive background and which is controlled by the motivations and demands of the sponsors and...
Changes in Democratic Attitudes of Trainee Teachers over Time
Teacher training in the Turkish education system has been a matter of debate since the beginning of the 20th century. The present system is aimed not only at training literate individuals but also educating students to become initiators who are creative,...
Developing the "Causes of Poverty in Developing Countries Questionnaire (CPDCQ)" in a Spanish-Speaking Population
Interest in studying what the causes of poverty are attributed to in developing nations has increased significantly in recent years (Campbell, Carr, & MacLachlan, 2001; Harper, 2002; Hine, Montiel, Cooksey, & Lewko, 2005; Panadero & Vazquez,...
Intranetwork Relationships, Creativity, Knowledge Diversification, and Network Position
As an extension of the knowledge-based view, innovation has been widely recognized as a critical factor in businesses achieving and maintaining a competitive advantage and being able to adapt in a highly competitive and dynamic business environment....
Leadership Justice, Negative Organizational Behaviors, and the Mediating Effect of Affective Commitment
When confronted with circumstances involving injustice, employees may decrease emotional commitment to and evaluation of authority (Colquitt, Conlon, Wesson, Porter, & Ng, 2001); or behave in such a way as to implicitly withhold genuine expression...
Measuring Perceived Emotional Intelligence in the Adolescent Population: Psychometric Properties of the Trait Meta-Mood Scale
In recent years the scientific literature has reflected particular interest in the study of individual differences in the ability to process and utilize emotional information (Mayer, Roberts, & Barsade, 2008). This perspective is based on the hypothesis...
Self-Efficacy, Social Support, and Coping Strategies of Adolescent Earthquake Survivors in China
There is a general recognition that there will often be an adverse psychological consequence associated with disasters. Many researchers have sought to elucidate the connection between the period following a disaster and adverse psychological outcomes...
Social Attitudes of Turkish Students towards Participation in Physical Education and Sport
Sport has an important role in creating healthy societies. This can be observed easily just by examining its effects on the lives of those who participate in sports. People who play sport tend to have good health and be more active and strong (Roberts,...
Social Psychological Factors Affecting the Employment of Graduate Students in Taiwan
Until recently, Taiwan had a positive economic growth rate. In contrast to European countries and the United States, with a rate of unemployment of less than 3%, unemployment was not an immediate problem in Taiwan. However, owing to political changes,...
Student Teachers' Evaluation of the Motivational Strategies Used in Foreign Language Teaching
Motivation is one of the most important factors required for effective foreign language teaching (L2). In many studies it has been demonstrated that there is an important relationship between motivation and language learning achievement (Clement, Dornyei,...
The Socioemotionally Intelligent Self-Leader: Examining Relations between Self-Leadership and Socioemotional Intelligence
People with high self-leadership (SL) competencies (managing one's own thoughts and behaviors in order to intrinsically pursue goals effectively and be productive) and those with high emotional intelligence (EI; perceiving, interpreting, and managing...
Trending and Mapping the Intellectual Structure of Social Behavior Studies: A Study of the Social Behavior and Personality Journal
Because the study of social behavior has been extensive in recent years, there is a wealth of literature now available in this field. These findings, sometimes in the form of journal articles, or papers, books, and other documents, may be disseminated...