Université de Neuchâtel

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...