Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal

Articles from Vol. 43, No. 8, 2015

Ambivalent Attitude of Young People in China toward Rich Kids: Evidence from Behavioral Indices
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.)The phenomenon of children in newly rich families is a new social issue in China. With rapid economic development, more and more people have accumulated great wealth. The children of these rich people,...
Classifying and Profiling Sports Lottery Gamblers: A Cluster Analysis Approach
After the new China was established in 1949, games of chance were strictly prohibited in China for many years. In 1987, however, national lotteries were reintroduced and, in the past 25 years, the lottery market has become highly developed as a result...
Consumers' Processing Mindset as a Moderator of the Effect of Country-of-Origin Product Stereotype
Country-of-origin (COO) effect refers to how information about a product's country of origin influences consumers' evaluation of that product (Chu, Chang, Chen, & Wang, 2010). It has generally been considered that the COO effect is a country stereotype...
Determinants and Outcomes of Professional Vitality: Evidence from China
The contemporary workplace is characterized by volatile environmental conditions, technological advances, globalization, and evolving organizational structures (Kong, Cheung, & Song, 2012; Pasmore, 2011), and individuals' career paths have become...
Dispositional Optimism as a Mediator of the Effect of Rumination on Anxiety
Several animals with cloven hooves, including sheep and cattle, eat, chew, and swallow food slowly. This phenomenon of chewing, digesting, and absorbing food repeatedly is called rumination, and it also exists in the form of a human psychological process....
Effects of Review Characteristics and Consumer Regulatory Focus on Perceived Review Usefulness
Many consumers use consumer reviews to predict product performance before purchase. Consumer reviews can help increase their confidence in purchase decision making, as well as reduce their search costs (Mudambi & Schuff, 2010). Consumers find a review...
Global Self-Esteem Mediates the Effect of General Self-Efficacy on Chinese Undergraduates' General Procrastination
Procrastination is common in people's daily lives and it has been estimated that 80 to 95% of college students who engage in procrastination, and almost 50% do so consistently and problematically (Steel, 2007). Steel defined to procrastinate as "to voluntarily...
Impact of Power Conceptualization and Construal-Level Mindset on Distributive Fairness
Power is a fundamental concept in social science. Galinsky, Gruenfeld, and Magee (2003) regarded power as a dynamic psychological property of an individual. A number of researchers (e.g., Bruins, 1999; Mulder, 1977; van Dijke & Poppe, 2003) believe...
Leader-Member Exchange Social Comparison and Employee Deviant Behavior: Evidence from a Chinese Context
Robinson and Bennett (1995) define deviant behavior as "voluntary behavior of organizational members that violates significant organizational norms and, in so doing, threatens the well-being of the organization and/or its members" (p. 556). Such behavior...
Self-Esteem, Gender, and the Relationship between Extraversion and Subjective Well-Being
Subjective well-being is an important feature of positive psychology; therefore, as positive psychology develops, subjective well-being is receiving increased attention. Researchers of subjective well-being are from varied but related fields. Sociologists...
Servant Leadership and Customer Service Quality at Korean Hotels: Multilevel Organizational Citizenship Behavior as a Mediator
For hotel businesses, high-quality employees are an invaluable asset in satisfying and retaining customers (Karatepe, 2012). When customers assess a hotel's service quality, they are likely to consider whether or not the staffat the hotel have conducted...
The Impact of Product Regret on Repurchase Intention
Price discounts have a positive effect in the context of marketing practice (Blattberg, Eppen, & Lieberman, 1981), not only in terms of reducing inventory, improving sales performance, and increasing profit levels but also through acquiring new customers....
Theoretical Issues Associated with Cultural Readiness for End-of-Life Care Planning in Taiwan
As medical technology advances, clinicians who work with people with terminal illnesses and their families may find it difficult to provide end-of-life (EOL) treatment decisions that are consistent with the wishes of the individual. Efforts made in previous...
The Relationship between Economic Value of Time and Feelings of Time Pressure
The concept of time pressure was first investigated by Friedman and Rosenman (1974). Observing patients with heart disease, they identified a specific behavioral pattern related to cardiovascular disease, which they called Type A behavior. A key indicator...
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