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Measurement Equivalence Of The Wong And Law Emotional Intelligence Scale Across Self And Other Ratings, N LIBBRECHT, Filip LIEVENS, E SCHOLLAERT 2010 Singapore Management University

Measurement Equivalence Of The Wong And Law Emotional Intelligence Scale Across Self And Other Ratings, N Libbrecht, Filip Lievens, E Schollaert

Research Collection Lee Kong Chian School Of Business

There exist a variety of measurement instruments for assessing emotional intelligence (EI). One approach is the use of other reports wherein knowledgeable informants indicate how well the scale items describe the assessed person's behavior. In other reports, the same EI scales are typically used as in self-reports. However, it is not known whether the measurement structure underlying EI ratings is equivalent across self and other ratings. In this study, the measurement equivalence of an extant EI measure (Wong and Law Emotional Intelligence Scale [WLEIS]) across self and other ratings was tested. Using multiple group confirmatory factor analysis, the authors ...


Advertising In Online Social Networks: A Comprehensive Overview, Silvia Stockman 2010 University of Connecticut - Storrs

Advertising In Online Social Networks: A Comprehensive Overview, Silvia Stockman

Honors Scholar Theses

This paper examines characteristics of online social networking sites and their implications on advertising. The application of well known interpersonal and mass communication theories to the field allows for an in-depth look at behavioral cues and responses. The interactivity inherent in sites like Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, and in other forums encourages advertisers to tap into engaging their consumers. Types of targeting and the success of word of mouth referrals are examined, as are many of the common stumbling blocks. To better understand the potential versus the problems, we conclude with an analysis of return on investment.


Assigning Value To Intuitive Dimensions In Creativity, Susan Coburn 2010 Buffalo State College

Assigning Value To Intuitive Dimensions In Creativity, Susan Coburn

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

Assigning Value to Intuitive Dimensions in Creativity

The abilities described by people as intuitive processes include anything from having an unexplained feeling surrounding an event, or having met with a psychic experience, the latter occurring mostly without a catalyst or deliberate engagement. This paper briefly explores the use of these intuitive qualities within the subject of creativity, a thinking skill enhanced by using all available resources. A brief questionnaire was administered to fifteen colleagues regarding information or feelings gained from intuition, dreams, unexplained voice contact or sensations, visual events, and other self-described developments that could be classified as intuitive phenomena ...


The Interface Of Breastfeeding And Work: A Phenomenological Exploration Of The Experiences Of White Low-Income Women, Jessica A. Kerby 2010 Western Michigan University

The Interface Of Breastfeeding And Work: A Phenomenological Exploration Of The Experiences Of White Low-Income Women, Jessica A. Kerby

Dissertations

Vocational psychologists have been called to expand the traditional discourses related to work and career to address the actual work experiences of individuals, especially those of the working class. Breastfeeding rates are on the rise among employed women and mothers of low-income, but little is known about women of low income who seek to concurrently work and breastfeed. Work-family interface theories suggest employed mothers of low-income may experience conflict and/or enhancement through multiple roles. The purpose of this research was to answer the call to vocational psychologists, give voice to the narratives around breastfeeding and work among lowincome mothers ...


The Effect Of Accuracy Motivation On Anchoring And Adjustment: Do People Adjust From Provided Anchors?, Joseph P. Simmons, Robyn A. LeBoeuf, Leif D. Nelson 2010 University of Pennsylvania

The Effect Of Accuracy Motivation On Anchoring And Adjustment: Do People Adjust From Provided Anchors?, Joseph P. Simmons, Robyn A. Leboeuf, Leif D. Nelson

Marketing Papers

Increasing accuracy motivation (e.g., by providing monetary incentives for accuracy) often fails to increase adjustment away from provided anchors, a result that has led researchers to conclude that people do not effortfully adjust away from such anchors. We challenge this conclusion. First, we show that people are typically uncertain about which way to adjust from provided anchors and that this uncertainty often causes people to believe that they have initially adjusted too far away from such anchors (Studies 1a and 1b). Then, we show that although accuracy motivation fails to increase the gap between anchors and final estimates when ...


Creative Classroom Designs, Sarah Komendat 2010 Buffalo State College

Creative Classroom Designs, Sarah Komendat

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

Creative Classroom Designs Creating a classroom space that is conducive to learning is an important task for teachers. The purpose of this project was to generate classroom design plans that create a positive classroom environment which promotes learning and creativity. I observed classrooms at Central Avenue School in Lancaster, NY and did some research about how to design positive learning environments. Digital plans for remodeling six classrooms at Central Avenue were created using the AutoCAD design program. This project is intended to teach readers about the importance of classroom design and its effects on the creative climate, student behavior, and ...


The Fiscal Impact Of The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program: 2010 – 2011 Update And Policy Options, Robert M. Costrell 2010 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Fiscal Impact Of The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program: 2010 – 2011 Update And Policy Options, Robert M. Costrell

School Choice Demonstration Project

In February 2008 and March 2009, the School Choice Demonstration Project (SCDP) issued its first report and subsequent update on the fiscal impact of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (MPCP) on taxpayers in Milwaukee and the state of Wisconsin. These reports covered the period 1993-2009, and addressed two distinct questions: 1. What is the net impact of the MPCP on state and local public funds? That is, what is the difference between the public funds expended on Wisconsin students, including MPCP students, and the amount that would have been spent without the MPCP? 2. How is the fiscal impact distributed ...


Wording Effects In Moral Judgments, Ross E. O'Hara, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Nicholas A. Sinnott-Armstrong 2010 Dartmouth College

Wording Effects In Moral Judgments, Ross E. O'Hara, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Nicholas A. Sinnott-Armstrong

Open Dartmouth: Faculty Open Access Articles

As the study of moral judgments grows, it becomes imperative to compare results across studies in order to create unified theories within the field. These efforts are potentially undermined, however, by variations in wording used by different researchers. The current study sought to determine whether, when, and how variations in wording influence moral judgments. Online participants responded to 15 different moral vignettes (e.g., the trolley problem) using 1 of 4 adjectives: “wrong”, “inappropriate”, “forbidden”, or “blameworthy”. For half of the sample, these adjectives were preceded by the adverb “morally”. Results indicated that people were more apt to judge an ...


Return To College Education Revisited: Is Relevance Relevant?, Olga Yakusheva 2010 Marquette University

Return To College Education Revisited: Is Relevance Relevant?, Olga Yakusheva

Economics Faculty Research and Publications

This study examines whether the size of the college earnings premium varies depending on the quality of the match between an individual’s degree field and his/her occupation. The study uses the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to obtain a new measure of the quality of occupational match for a sample of 2268 young adults with post-secondary degrees from the restricted use High School and Beyond (1980/92) data. The study finds that people whose occupations better match their degree fields earn significantly higher returns to post-secondary schooling. This result is robust to controlling for an extensive set of ...


Patients Reasons For Choosing Office-Based Buprenorphine: Preference For Patient-Centered Care, P. Todd Korthuis, Jessica Gregg, Wendy E. Rogers, Dennis McCarty, Christina Nicolaidis, Joshua Boverman 2010 Portland State University

Patients Reasons For Choosing Office-Based Buprenorphine: Preference For Patient-Centered Care, P. Todd Korthuis, Jessica Gregg, Wendy E. Rogers, Dennis Mccarty, Christina Nicolaidis, Joshua Boverman

Social Work Faculty Publications and Presentations

Objectives - To explore HIV-infected patients' attitudes about buprenorphine treatment in office-based and opioid treatment program (OTP) settings. Methods - We conducted in-depth qualitative interviews with 29 patients with co-existing HIV infection and opioid dependence seeking buprenorphine maintenance therapy in office-based and OTP settings. We used thematic analysis of transcribed audiorecorded interviews to identify themes. Results - Patients voiced a strong preference for office-based treatment. Four themes emerged to explain this preference. First, patients perceived the greater convenience of office-based treatment as improving their ability to address HIV and other healthcare issues. Second, they perceived a strong patient-focused orientation in patient-provider relationships underpinning ...


Mother-Child Attachment And Preschool Behavior Problems In Children With Developmental Delays, Mary S. LaMont 2010 Utah State University

Mother-Child Attachment And Preschool Behavior Problems In Children With Developmental Delays, Mary S. Lamont

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Secure attachment in the mother-child relationship has been shown to be predictor of positive mental health and pro-social behaviors in children who are typically developing. This study uses a sample of young children (18 mo. to 2 yrs) who had been identified as having a delay in some area of development. Mothers of these children completed two paper-pencil measures of attachment, along with measures of child temperament, maternal psychological problems, parenting stress, and child behavior problems. A second set of measures was completed one year later. Results showed that increased parenting stress and difficulty of child temperament contributed to less ...


Role Resources And Work-Family Enrichment : The Role Of Work Engagement, Oi Ling SIU, Jia Fang LU, Paula BROUGH, Changqin LU, Arnold B. BAKKER, Thomas KALLIATH, Michael O'DRISCOLL, David Rosser PHILLIPS, Wei-qing CHEN, Danny LO, Cindy SIT, Kan SHI 2010 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Role Resources And Work-Family Enrichment : The Role Of Work Engagement, Oi Ling Siu, Jia Fang Lu, Paula Brough, Changqin Lu, Arnold B. Bakker, Thomas Kalliath, Michael O'Driscoll, David Rosser Phillips, Wei-Qing Chen, Danny Lo, Cindy Sit, Kan Shi

Staff Publications

This article proposes a theoretical model of work-family enrichment and tests the mediating role of work engagement. The inclusion of work engagement extends prior research on work-family interface, and allows for examination of the effects of role resources (job resources, family support) on work-family enrichment. A two-wave survey was conducted among a matched sample of 786 employees in China. The model was tested with structural equation modeling techniques. The results showed that work engagement was the most proximal predictor of work-family enrichment. Work engagement fully mediated the relationship between family-friendly organizational policies and work-family enrichment, and also between job autonomy ...


Teaching The Art And Craft Of Giving And Receiving Feedback, Patricia L. Harms, Deborah Britt Roebuck 2010 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Teaching The Art And Craft Of Giving And Receiving Feedback, Patricia L. Harms, Deborah Britt Roebuck

Faculty Publications

The article examines the teaching of business communication related to feedback, or the performance evaluation of employees and executives. The importance of feedback in both management and among teams in the workplace is considered. Models of performance evaluations are discussed. Teaching methods for discussing feedback in business communication courses are considered, with specific class assignments related to performance evaluation and evaluation among teams in the workplace are described. Reactions of students to these teaching methods are discussed.


Cedars, December 2010, Cedarville University 2010 Cedarville University

Cedars, December 2010, Cedarville University

Cedars

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A Theoretical Extension Of The Consumption-Based Capm Model, Jingyuan LI, Georges DIONNE 2010 Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

A Theoretical Extension Of The Consumption-Based Capm Model, Jingyuan Li, Georges Dionne

Staff Publications

We extend the Consumption-based CAPM (C-CAPM) model to representative agents with different risk attitudes. We use the concept of expectation dependence and show that for a risk averse representative agent, it is the first-degree expectation dependence rather than the covariance that determines C-CAPM's riskiness. We extend the assumption of risk aversion to prudence and provide an additional dependence condition to obtain the values of asset price and equity premium. Results are generalized to higher-degree risk changes and higher- order risk averse representative agents, and are linked to the equity premium puzzle.


Zach's News, Georgia Southern University, Zach S. Henderson Library 2010 Georgia Southern University

Zach's News, Georgia Southern University, Zach S. Henderson Library

University Libraries News Blog

  • New Issue of the Friends of Henderson Library Newsletter
  • Zotero and GALILEO


From Reproduction To Consumption: The Economic Deterioration Of Families In The United States After World War Ii, Michael David Gillespie 2010 Western Michigan University

From Reproduction To Consumption: The Economic Deterioration Of Families In The United States After World War Ii, Michael David Gillespie

Dissertations

The United State's “great recession,” beginning in December 2007, is the latest indicator of the economic decline of middle- and working-class families. This research questions why the economic condition of U.S. families deteriorated after World War II. To address this research question, social structure of accumulation theory is used to examine the changing role of the family as an institution in capitalist society.

First, a qualitative institutional analysis of federal welfare, labor, and financial regulatory policies from the New Deal to the present is conducted. This analysis shows that, initially, the family was vital to the capitalist economy ...


Mainstreaming Evaluation: Four Case Studies Of Systematic Evaluation Integrated Into Organizational Culture And Practices, Amy M. Gullickson 2010 Western Michigan University

Mainstreaming Evaluation: Four Case Studies Of Systematic Evaluation Integrated Into Organizational Culture And Practices, Amy M. Gullickson

Dissertations

Following a literature review, a researcher generated a descriptive theory of evaluation mainstreaming, the integration of systematic evaluation into the culture, systems, and job responsibilities of organizations. She then explored the validity and generalizability of the theory in the National Science Foundation’s grant-funded Advanced Technological Education Program using mixed methods research. Four centers were chosen based on quantitative survey responses which suggested that the organizations were likely to be mainstreaming evaluation. For each center, the researcher conducted a site visit, interviews, and document review to understand (i) the processes by and extent to which evaluation became part of everyday ...


Economic And Risk Factors Associated With Sexual And Reproductive Health, Julio Cesar Hernandez-Correa 2010 Western Michigan University

Economic And Risk Factors Associated With Sexual And Reproductive Health, Julio Cesar Hernandez-Correa

Dissertations

This dissertation is intended to evaluate the effects of economic and risk factors on three aspects of sexual and reproductive health: maternal mortality, prenatal care demand, and contraceptive use. The first study of this dissertation discusses the effects of risk factors and socioeconomic determinants on maternal mortality. This research uses a unique, nationwide panel of counties to analyze maternal mortality in Madagascar. Factors like health environment and access to health services were controlled for. The results indicate that female literacy and wages decrease maternal mortality. Other factors related to health infrastructure, and diseases can represent a burden to women's ...


A Qualitative Exploration Of African American Womanhood: Implications For Counseling And Counselor Education, Nikita Murry 2010 Western Michigan University

A Qualitative Exploration Of African American Womanhood: Implications For Counseling And Counselor Education, Nikita Murry

Dissertations

The disciplines of counseling and counselor education have expressed a commitment to greater multicultural competence. Existing research points toward greater study of Black American females; however, for some the call for equity and change in the societal perceptions of Black women has largely gone unanswered. For others, emerging research has started to change the perception of Black American women. Current counseling literature is limited in the exploration of gender identity development from a Black woman's perspective. This study fills a gap in the literature concerning gender identity development for Black American females by exploring the phenomenon of womanhood and ...


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