Citations with the tag: LOCUS of control
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- Comparison of alternative response formats for an abbreviated version of Rotter's locus of...
Barnett, Tim; Lanier, Patricia A. // Psychological Reports; Aug95, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p259
Examines the factor structure of an abbreviated version of Rotter's locus of control scale. Administration of scale in original forced-choice format and a four-point rating format.
- Age differences in locus of control and self-monitoring in China.
Li, Feng // Psychological Reports; Dec97 Part 2, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p1089
Presents a study which looked at the locus of control and self-monitoring in China. Aims of the study; Methodology used; Results of the study.
- `Locus of control, sensation seeking, and mathematical models of stress and decisional control:...
Neufeld, Richard W. J. // Psychological Reports; Dec97 Part 2, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p1289
Presents a study which looked at internal locus of control. Reference to the study done by De Brabander and Hellemans (1996); Observations of the study; Suggestions of the studies; Results.
- An Observational Study of Antecedents of Locus of Control of Reinforcement.
Carton, John S.; Nowicki, Stephen; Balser, Ginger M . // International Journal of Behavioral Development; Mar1996, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p161
Locus of control of reinforcement refers to a generalised problem-solving expectancy reflecting the degree to which individuals perceive reinforcem ents as contingent on their own behaviour (internal control) or on some external force such as luck, chance, or fate (external control). The present...
- Cumulative evidence of the relationship between work tenure and generalized locus of control...
Sadowski, Cyril J. // Education; Fall93, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p27
Presents a meta-analytic study to determine if a cumulative relationship exists between job tenure and locus of control among teachers. Studies included in meta-analysis; Determination of effect size; Criteria related to the stability of the employment environment; Necessity for longitudinal...
- Relationship of Patients' Health Locus of Control Beliefs to Progress in Rehabilitation.
Norman, Ernest J.; Norman, Virginia L. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Jan-Mar91, Vol. 57 Issue 1
Determines the relationship of patients' health locus of control beliefs with their progress in rehabilitation at a midwestern facility in the United States. Discussion of the concept of locus of control and expectancy; Failure to validate the Waliston's multidimensional health locus of control...
- The Development and Evaluation of the Sales Work Locus of Control Scale.
Chung, Yen Y. // International Journal of Management; Jun2001, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p231
Provides information on a study which used cross-validation to develop and assess the Sales Work Locus of Control Scale, a measure of specific control beliefs about internal, chance, and powerful others in sales settings. Definition of locus of control; Methodology; Results and discussion.
- Work and Leisure: A Task Attributes Analysis.
Kabanoff, Boris; O'Brien, Gordon E. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Oct80, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p596
Examines models of work and leisure relationships namely, compensation, generalization and segmentation and the hypothesis that locus of control moderated work and leisure patterns. Internal locus of control and its association with higher leisure influence, variety, skill utilization and...
- Locus of control and life adjustment: Relationship among people with spinal cord injury.
Krause, J. Stuart; Stanwyck, Carol Anson; Maides, Joseph // Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin; Mar98, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p162
Identifies the relationship of life adjustment after spinal cord injury with three components of locus of control namely, internality, chance and powerful others. Demographic differences in locus of control; Intercorrelations using the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control scale.
- THE LEVENSON LOCUS OF CONTROL SCALES: CONFIRMATORY FACTOR ANALYSES AND EVALUATION.
Presson, Paul K.; Clark, Steven C.; Benassi, Victor A. // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 1997, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p92
Confirmatory factor analyses were conducted to test the factor structure of several versions of H. Levenson's (1973) locus of control scales. Two- and three-factor models based on all 24 of Levenson's items and on 20 of her items were tested. The three-factor models provided a good fit. Models...
- THE EFFECT OF THE GENERAL I-E LOCUS OF CONTROL CONVICTION ON REMEMBERING AND PLANNING ONE'S LIFE: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN LIFE EVENT REPORTS OF GEORGIAN RESPONDENTS.
Hentschel, Uwe; Sumbadze, Nana; Shubladze, Sophia // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 2000, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p443
81 subjects from Tbilisi (Republic of Georgia; 37 men, 44 women) with an age range from 27 to 35 years were asked to report past and future life events. Taking into account I-E control convictions, the basic hypothesis was that internals and externals would differ in a number of life event...
- The Relationship between the Life-Style Personality Inventory and External Locus of Control.
Wheeler, Mary Streppa; White, Paul E. // Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research ; Sep91, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p372
Investigates the relationships among various scales on the life-style personality inventory and external locus of control. Administration of the Adult Nowicki-Strickland Internal-External Locus of Control Scale; Results of the Pearson correlation coefficients; Association of the internal locus...
- Social Interest and Locus of Control: Relationships and Implications.
Ashby, Jeffrey S.; Kottman, Terry; Draper, Kay // Journal of Individual Psychology; Spring2002, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p52
Explores the relationship between social interest and locus of control. Students completion of the Scale for Social Interest and the Internal-External Locus of Control Scale; Use of stepwise regression analysis; Suggestion that external locus of control by powerful others was a significant...
- Grasping Visible vs. Remembered Objects: Behavioral Evidence for Distinct Modes of Control.
Ashby, Jeffrey S.; Kottman, Terry; Draper, Kay // Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology; Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 23 Issue 2, pS2
Presents an abstract of the study 'Grasping Visible vs. Remembered Objects: Behavioral Evidence for Distinct Modes of Control,' by D.A. Westwood, M. Heath and E.A. Roy, presented at the 2001 conference of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA).
- Internal-External Locus of Control as a Moderator of Fear Appeals.
Burnett, John J. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Jun81, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p390
Examines the relationship between locus of control and fear appeals with respect to attitude and intention. Determination of fear messages; Health maintenance organization that was the subject of fear messages; Indication that level of fear appeal and locus of control predicted attitude and...
- INDIVIDUALISM AND COLLECTIVISM: CULTURAL ORIENTATION IN LOCUS OF CONTROL AND MORAL ATTRIBUTION UNDER CONDITIONS OF SOCIAL CHANGE.
Santiago, Jose H.; Tarantino, Santo J. // Psychological Reports; Dec2002 Part 2, Vol. 91 Issue 3, p1155
This study examined the validity of the view that the constructs of individualism and collectivism are coherent cultural manifestations necessarily reflected in an individual's attribution patterns. It was hypothesized that the attribution patterns of locus of control and moral accountability...
- LOCUS OF CONTROL AND BEHAVIORAL VERSUS SELF-RESPONSE MEASURES OF SOCIAL INTEREST.
Stevick, Richard A.; Dixon, Paul N.; Willingham, Welborn K. // Journal of Individual Psychology (00221805); Nov80, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p183
Focuses on the locus of control and self-response measures of social interest under the theory adlerian psychology. Concept of adlerian psychology; Relation between locus of control and prosocial attitudes; Aspects of prosocial behavior.
- Changing Expectancies: A Counseling Model Based on Locus of Control.
Connolly, Sean G. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Nov80, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p176
This article presents counseling and communication techniques for giving external expectancies the internal direction necessary to facilitate behavior change. Locus of control expectancies provide a useful concept for assessing and influencing the behavior of "unmotivated" students and clients.
- Belief in reincarnation and locus of control.
Alprin, Lurene; Lester, David // Psychological Reports; Jun95, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p1018
Investigates the association of the belief of reincarnation with the locus of control. Influence of the external locus of control on the belief in reincarnation; Lack of association between the belief in reincarnation and a general belief in life after death.
- Dance experiences associated with body-image and personality among college students: A comparison...
Radell, Sally A.; Adame, Daniel D. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Oct93, Vol. 77 Issue 2, p507
Assesses associations among measures of body-image and locus of control for college students in dance classes and students enrolled in a personal health class. Dancers scoring more internally on locus of control; Dancers' Fitness Evaluation scores showing dancers started out lower than...
- Replication and extension analyzing the factor structure of locus of control scales for...
Hartmann, David J. // Psychological Reports; Feb99, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p277
Focuses on the dimensions of the concept of control orientation with respect to substance-abusing behaviors as measured by Keyson and Janda's 1972 Drinking-related Locus of Control scale. Difference of the dimensional structure from the one presented by Donovan and O'Leary in 1978 for male...
- RELATIONSHIPS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF LOCUS OF CONTROL AND TRAIT ANXIETY AMONG INPATIENTS.
Archer, Robert P.; Bedell, Jeffrey R.; Amuso, Kathy // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 1980, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p161
This study investigated the locus of control and anxiety characteristics of psychiatric patients in a 9-week residential skill training program. Statistical analyses of the admission responses of 127 patients showed that greater internality on the I-E Scale was related to lower STAI Trait...
- AN EXAMINATION OF LOCUS OF CONTROL/FATALISM FOR BLACKS, WHITES, BOYS, AND GIRLS OVER A TWO YEAR PERIOD OF ADOLESCENCE.
Wade, T. Joel // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 1996, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p239
Locus of control/fatalism was assessed for an adolescent sample during ages 11-17 and again from ages 13-19. It was hypothesized that blacks and girls would be more external than whites and boys both during early and late adolescence. Additionally, it was hypothesized that effect sizes would be...
- Coping with Low-trust Situations in Eastern and Western Europe: On the Role of Justice and Corruption as Buffers of Interpersonal Distrust.
MUELLER, GEORG P. // Polish Sociological Review; 2011, Issue 174, p181
This article focuses on the impact of interpersonal distrust on the perceived locus of control of the concerned person. It is argued that distrust triggers a psychological shift of the perceived locus of control towards distrusted others - a process, which may however be slowed down or even...
- LOCUS CONTROL OF CHILDREN EXPERIENCING SEPARATION AND DIVORCE IN THEIR FAMILIES IN IRAN.
Khayyer, Mohammad; Alborzi, Shahla // Psychological Reports; Feb2002, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p239
Compares the scores on measure of locus of control from intact families, separated and divorce families. Relationship of the result to long term process of family dissolution; Association of conflict in intact families with lower scores on self-esteem; Relevance of the results for professionals...
- Locus of control differences among stress groups.
Gadzella, Bernadette M. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Dec94, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p1619
Examines the attributions among groups varying in stress. Comparison of responses of students with varying levels of stress on locus of control scales; Need for further research on the influence of specific stressors on behavior.
- Locus of control in adolescence: A longitudinal study.
Kulas, Henryk // Adolescence; Fall96, Vol. 31 Issue 123, p721
Investigates the development of locus of control in adolescence. Measure of the locus of control by the Delta questionnaire; School achievement as not a significant factor in the prediction of locus of control changes; Adolescence as a period of relative stability of locus of control.
- Corroborative evidence for difference in arousability between internal and external scorers on...
De Brabander, B.; Hellemans, J. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Feb97, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p336
Reports on the answers to the Hopkins symptom checklist for students who participated in an experiment on internal locus of control. Effect of arousal on the absence of observer or experimenter; Comparisons of locus of control; Beliefs on personal result of outcome.
- Some cues against the cross-cultural validity of locus of control as a basic personality trait.
Perussia, Felice // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Jun95, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p1139
Presents some cues against the cross-cultural validity of locus of control as a basic personality trait. Absence of significant correlations among the ratings of the items of Rotter's Internal-External locus; Inclusion of responses in different factors yielded by a factor analysis of the total...
- Psychometric properties of the Brazilian health locus of the control scale.
Piane, Patricia; Pascuali, Luiz // Psychological Reports; Aug94, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p91
Researches the psychometric properties of health locus of control scale among Brazilians. Related studies; Validity of the Multidimensional Health Locus of Control Scale; Prevention of health problems among Brazilians.
- Personality correlates of the five-factor model for a sample of business owners/managers...
Morrison, Kimberley A. // Psychological Reports; Feb97, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p255
Examines the bivariate relationship between scores on the five-factor model of personality and four personality dimensions including self-monitoring, locus of control, type A behavior and subjective well-being. Utilization of personality dimensions; Importance of individual indifference.
- Multidimensional locus of control and attitudes toward mental illness.
Morrison, M.; de Man, A.F. // Perceptual & Motor Skills; Jun94, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p1281
Examines the relationship between multidimensional locus of control and attitudes toward mental illness. Participation of 92 university students in a study; Five factors of the Opinions About Mental Illness scale; Pattern of relationship as a function of gender differences.
- The relation between locus of control and computer literacy.
Kay, Robin H. // Journal of Research on Computing in Education; Summer90, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p464
Examines the relationship between the locus of control and computer literacy. Criteria in the measurement of control and literacy; Correlation of computer literacy with locus of control; Instrument development; Research design and method of analysis.
- Locus of Control (Book).
Croake, James W. // Individual Psychology: The Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research ; Mar84, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p107
Reviews the book 'Locus of Control: Current Trends in Theory and Research,' 2nd ed., by Herbert M. Lefcourt.
- Fate or Fortitude?
Crawford, Brian A. // Fire Chief; Nov2003, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p108
Discusses the application of locus of control in professional development. Understanding of the principles of the theory; Tendency of individuals to be more success-oriented; Impact of function of thinking on beliefs, motivations and academic performance.
- Locus of control and reflective thinking in preservice teachers.
Norton, Janet Lynn // Education; Spring97, Vol. 117 Issue 3, p401
Examines the reflective thinking in 12 preservice teachers as it related to locus of control. Purpose of the study; Method and instruments used in the study; Subjects of the study; Results of the study; Implications for teacher education; Direction for future research.
- The Relationship Between Locus of Control and Select Personality Traits in Two Chronically III Adolescent Patient Groups.
Belgrave, Faye Z.; Washington, Anita // Journal of Rehabilitation; Oct-Dec86, Vol. 52 Issue 4
Examines the relationship between locus of control and select personality traits in chronically ill adolescent patients in the Unites States. Primary features of chronic illness; Occurrence of the illness and methodology of treatment; Association between internal locus of control orientation and...
- Empowerment in Rehabilitation: An Empowerment Philosophy for Rehabilitation in the 20th Century.
Emener, William G. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Oct-Dec91, Vol. 57 Issue 4
Presents an empowerment philosophy for the handicapped rehabilitation service delivery management in the United States. External and internal considerations and illustrations of empowerment; Locus of control of rehabilitation service delivery; Recommendations for a self-empowerment approach to...
- Illusions of control: A factor-analytic study of locus of control in Colombian students.
Zea, Maria Cecilia; Tyler, Forrest B. // Genetic, Social & General Psychology Monographs; May94, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p199
Examines locus of control (LOC) in Colombian university students and explores the applicability of a constructivist-structural approach to interpret the LOC factors generated by the subjects. Examination of gender differences and overall similarities and differences between the subjects;...
- PERSONALITY CORRELATES OF PARANORMAL BELIEF: LOCUS OF CONTROL AND SENSATION SEEKING.
Groth-Marnat, Gary; Pegden, Julie-Ann // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 1998, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p291
In order to more fully understand the relationship between paranormal belief, locus of control, and sensation seeking, 81 undergraduate university students were administered the Paranormal Belief Scale (PBS), Rotter's Locus of Control Scale, and the Sensation Seeking Scale. Results indicated...
- Attitudes Toward Dysfunctional Audit Behavior: The Effects of Locus Of Control, Organizational Commitment, and Position.
Donnelly, David; Quirin, Jeffrey J.; O'Bryan, David // Journal of Applied Business Research; Winter2003, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p95
Presents information on a study which developed and tested a theoretical model that identifies locus of control, position, and organizational commitment as antecedents of attitudes toward dysfunctional audit behavior. Methodology of the study; Results and discussion; Implications for further...
- PERCEPTUAL STYLE, LOCUS OF CONTROL, AND PERSONALITY IN URBAN WHITE COLLEGE STUDENTS.
Murgatroyd, Dorothy; Stuart, Irving; Denmark, Florence // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 1974, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p204
Investigates the relationship between locus of control of reinforcement, perceptual style and personality variables using a population of white urban college men and women. Absence of relationship between Rod-and-Frame test scores and three different measures of Internal-External locus of...
- Right-wing authoritarianism relative to traditional western thinking and locus of control.
Diakonova, Nadezhda; Gilgen, Albert R. // Psychological Reports; Feb98, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p83
Presents a study of the relationship between locus of control, right-wing authoritarianism and beliefs relative to traditional Eastern and Western thinking. Definition of Eastern and Western thinking; Previous use of the Locus of Control Scale and the Right-Wing Authoritarianism Scale;...
- Effects of genotyping errors, missing values and segregation distortion in molecular marker data on the construction of linkage maps.
Hackett, C A; Broadfoot, L B // Heredity; Jan2003, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p33
A simulation study was performed to investigate the effects of missing values, typing errors and distorted segregation ratios in molecular marker data on the construction of genetic linkage maps, and to compare the performance of three locus-ordering criteria (weighted least squares, maximum...
- Comparison of Florida Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Caucasian Women in Their Health Beliefs Related to Breast Cancer and Health Locus of Control.
Smiley, Monica Ramirez; McMillan, Susan C.; Johnson, Suzanne; Ojeda, Mary // Oncology Nursing Forum; Jul2000, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p975
Presents a study which compared the health beliefs of Hispanic and non-Hispanic Caucasian women in Florida about breast cancer and health locus of control (LOC). Relationships between health beliefs and health locus of control; Discussion on the concept of LOC; Implications for nursing practice.
- MANAGERS' PERSONALITIES AND THEIR LEADERSHIP PERCEPTIONS.
Nystrom, Paul C. // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal; 1982, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p189
Investigates the relationship between managers' personalities and their leadership perceptions. Intolerance of ambiguity; Locus of control; Leadership variables.
- Locus of control as a dispositional determinant of men's traditional sex role attitudes.
Valentine, Sean // Psychological Reports; Dec99 Part 1, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p1041
Assesses the associations between locus of control and attitudes toward women who work using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth for young adult males. Significant positive correlations between locus of control and men's negative stereotypes of women who work; Greater acceptance...
- Investigation of a `health locus of control' scale in elderly inpatients.
Valentine, Sean // Age & Ageing; Jan96 Supplement 1, Vol. 25, p25
Presents an abstract of the report `Investigation of a `health locus of control' scale in elderly inpatients,' by A. Yeo et al, presented during the Autumn Meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on October 13 and 14, 1995 in London, England.
- Locus of control in relation to smoking cessation during pregnancy.
Lindqvist, Rune; �berg, Hans // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health; Mar2002, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p30
Aims: This study was carried out to investigate how the locus of control (LOC) varies between those who stop smoking in connection with pregnancy and those who do not. The LOC reflects the extent to which a person is in control of her or his life events. Methods: One hundred and two women who...
- The Relationship of Self-Esteem, Locus of Control, and Dimensional Models to Personality Disorders.
Watson, David C. // Journal of Social Behavior & Personality; Sep98, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p399
Examines the complex correlation of personality disorders with self-esteem, locus of control, interpersonal and five-factor models of personality. Discussion of psychology terms; Use of Coolidge Axis-II Inventory, Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-II and other rating scales; Classification...