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ERIC Number: EJ854734
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1041-6080
Social Axioms and Achievement across Cultures: The Influence of Reward for Application and Fate Control
Zhou, Fan; Leung, Kwok; Bond, Michael Harris
Learning and Individual Differences, v19 n3 p366-371 Sep 2009
The present research examined the relationships between two social axiom dimensions, reward for application and fate control, with various achievement-related indexes across a wide range of cultures. Results showed that there was no relationship between reward for application and academic achievement or economic competitiveness, but reward for application was positively related to effort exertion and favorable attitudinal reactions to striving. In contrast, fate control was positively related to academic achievement and economic competitiveness, but not to effort exertion and attitudes toward striving. A number of speculations are provided to account for these intriguing findings. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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