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Comparing the Horizontal and Vertical Individualism and Collectivism Scale and the Auckland Individualism and Collectivism Scale in Two Cultures: Switzerland and South Africa

Györkös , Christina ; Becker , Jürgen R ; Massoudi, Koorosh ; Antonietti, Jean-Philippe ; Pocnet, Cornelia ; de Bruin, Gideon P ; Rossier. Jérôme

In: Cross-Cultural Research, 2013, vol. 47, no. 3, p. 310-331

This study investigated the psychometric properties of the Horizontal and Vertical Individualism and Collectivism Scale (HVIC) and the Auckland Individualism and Collectivism Scale (AICS). The sample consisted of 1,403 working individuals from Switzerland (N = 585) and from South Africa (N = 818). Principal component factor analyses indicated that a two-factor structure replicated...

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Extending the nomological network of wellness at work

Becker , Jürgen R ; de Bruin, Gideon P ; Györkös , Christina ; Rossier. Jérôme ; Massoudi, Koorosh

In: Management Dynamics : Journal of the Southern African Institute for Management Scientists, 2016, vol. 25, no. 4, p. 2-18

Modern-day organisations face rapid and continuous change. In order to deal with this rapidly changing and current hostile economic environment, most organisations have become increasingly dependent on a healthy and engaged workforce. As a result of the direct and indirect organisational costs associated with work wellness, the total well-being of the individual worker has become the focal point...