Articles by Author: Veronica Carpi

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  1. Exploring Psychological Well-Being and Positive Emotions in School Children Using a Narrative Approach

    Exploring Psychological Well-Being and Positive Emotions in School Children Using a Narrative Approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Indo-Pacific Journal of Phenomenology
    While a large body of research has provided quantitative data on children’s levels of happiness, positive emotions and life satisfaction, the literature reflects a dearth of studies that analyze these dimensions from a narrative and qualitative point of view. Folk...
  2. Suicidal ideation among suburban adolescents: The influence of school bullying and other mediating risk factors

    Suicidal ideation among suburban adolescents: The influence of school bullying and other mediating risk factors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Objective: Prior research has identified multiple factors that influence suicidal ideation (SI) among bullied youth. The effects of school bullying on SI cannot be considered in isolation. In this study, we examined the influence of school bullying on SI, through...
  3. Effects of employees’ sense of coherence on leadership style and work engagement

    Effects of employees’ sense of coherence on leadership style and work engagement

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the extent to which employees’ sense of coherence (SOC) mediated their perception of their leaders’ style and work engagement. Study participants comprised a convenience sampling of 200 employees of the manufacturing sector industry in the Democratic Republic...
  4. Principals’ experiences of being disempowered by union members

    Principals’ experiences of being disempowered by union members

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored school principals’ experience of managing unionised schools in South Africa. Qualitative in-depth phenomenological interviews were conducted with a purposeful selected sample of 13 school principals of unionised schools (age range 36-60 years). The school principals responded to...
  5. Authentic leadership influences on organisational commitment in a South African state hospital

    Authentic leadership influences on organisational commitment in a South African state hospital

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the influence of authentic leadership (AL) on employee organisational commitment (OC) in a South African state hospital. A convenience sample of 222 employees (female = 81%; black = 82%) completed the Authentic Leadership Questionnaire on their perceptions...