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Ward, Colleen; Fischer, Ronald; Lam, Fara Sheyna Zaid; Hall, Leonie – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2009
The article reports the results of three studies designed to extend the psychometric analyses of cultural intelligence (CQ) and to examine its utility in the prediction of cross-cultural adaptation. The first study supported the proposed four-factor (Cognitive, Meta-cognitive, Motivational, and Behavioral) structure of CQ in a large sample of…
Descriptors: Validity, Scores, Measurement Techniques, Cultural Awareness
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Oliver, Joseph E.; Jose, Paul E.; Brough, Paula – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2006
Original formulations of the Work Locus of Control Scale (WLCS) proposed a unidimensional structure of this measure; however, more recently, evidence for a two-dimensional structure has been reported, with separate subscales for internal and external loci of control. The current study evaluates the one- and two-factor models with confirmatory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Factor Analysis, Locus of Control, Measures (Individuals)
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Hamilton, Richard J.; Akhter, Selina – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2002
Studied the construct validity of the dimensions of the Multidimensional-Multiattributional Causality Scale based on B. Wiener's attribution model (1979) in achievement and affiliation goal domains. Results for 172 New Zealand college students provide evidence that the measure is better used as a goal specific measure than a general measure. (SLD)
Descriptors: Achievement, Attribution Theory, Causal Models, College Students