Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 38, No. 10, November

Customer-Related Social Stressors and Emotional Exhaustion: The Mediating Role of Surface and Deep Acting
Social interaction with customers is a critical component of the work and employees' everyday experience in the service industry (Dormann & Zapf, 2004). Social interaction serves not only as a required means to fulfill the obligation of providing...
Differentiating Shame and Guilt from a Relational Perspective: A Cross-Cultural Study
Shame and guilt are both intense, negative, self-conscious emotions. It is argued that they require self-awareness and self-representation, are cognitively complex, and serve primarily social and interpersonal needs as powerful motivational and regulatory...
Explicit and Implicit School Satisfaction
In recent years, positive psychology has become a research paradigm focused on positive human experiences, traits, and institutions (Seligman & Csikszentmihalyi, 2000). Subjective well-being in general, and more specifically life satisfaction,...
Helplessness, Depression, and Social Support among People Being Treated for Tuberculosis in South Africa
Tuberculosis (TB), is an infectious disease that has reemerged as a health threat to societies worldwide (Guo, Marra, & Marra, 2009). In 2005 the estimated number of new TB cases globally was 8.8 million (WHO, 2007). Despite the fact that it is...
Integrating Experiential Value of Blog Use into the Expectation-Confirmation Theory Model
In recent years, weblogs (blogs) have become popular forums on the Internet and have changed the nature of human social interaction by allowing people to connect with many other individuals worldwide. Some scholars have found that blog users feel social...
Knowledge Transfer Via Personnel Mobility: The Effect of Knowledge about the Distribution of Information
Organizations can significantly improve their knowledge and innovation capabilities by leveraging the skills of other units through the transfer of knowledge across boundaries (Easterby-Smith, Lyles, & Tsang, 2008). Giving the tacit and lingering...
Leadership and Teamwork Paradigms: Two Models for Baseball Coaches
Among the various theories and models pertaining to leadership and teamwork, two stand out when it comes to applying these paradigms in the world of sport: the transformational/transactional axis first described by Burns (1978) and later refined by...
Online Intrusion Behaviors: Sequences and Time Intervals
Network administrators frequently use intrusion detection systems to maintain network security. These systems generally take the form of misuse detection systems (Denning, 1987; Kemmerer & Vigna, 2002) which are used to recognize attacks that follow...
Relationships among Teamwork Behavior, Trust, Perceived Team Support, and Team Commitment
Reichers (1985) proposed that commitment refers to multiple foci; for instance, employees would have more loyalty and ties to those in groups working with them as a team because they could have immediate feedback from these people (Bishop, Scott, Goldsby,...
Rural Tourism: Perspectives from Social Exchange Theory
Rural areas have long provided the setting for recreation and tourism activities in many parts of the world (Roberts & Hall, 2001), and rural tourism has become a very important and fast-growing industry. Much of the recent literature on the development...
Social Capital, Cooperative Performance, and Future Cooperation Intention among Recreational Farm Area Owners in Taiwan
In order to invigorate the agriculture industry, the Taiwanese government has been actively promoting the development of recreational farms in recent years. The situation of the development of recreational farm area (RFAs) in Taiwan is that the government...
The Actor-Observer Effect as a Function of Performance Outcome and Nationality of Other
We focused on the question of how the reasons that individuals provide for their own behaviors and the behaviors of others is influenced by performance outcomes and nationality. This question is directly related to fundamental principles of person...
The Mediating Effect of Role Stressors on Market Orientation and Organizational Commitment
Because of the fiercely competitive and continuously expanding aviation market, airlines engage in various tactics to improve their own market share and persuade more passengers to fly with them. Although offering promotional ticket prices, convenient...
The Value of Peace: Subjective Importance and Perceived Self-Efficacy in Promoting Pacific Cohabitation
Peace, defined as an absence of interpersonal and international aggressive relationships, is a universal value which individuals attribute moderate to radical importance to (for a review see Schwartz, 1992). It is commonly accepted that the achievement...