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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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Influence of Individual Characteristics on Work Engagement and Job Stress in a Sample of National and Foreign Workers in Switzerland

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

In: Swiss Journal of Psychology, 2015, vol. 74, no. 1, p. 17-27

In most Western postindustrial societies today, the population is aging, businesses are faced with global integration, and important migration flows are taking place. Increasingly work organizations are hiring crossnational and multicultural workteams. In this situation it is important to understand the influence of certain individual and cultural characteristics on the process of professional...