Articles by Author: Veronica Hlongwane

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  1. 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...
  2. Growth of the Zulu language and its structural changes

    Growth of the Zulu language and its structural changes

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article does not look into hypothetical forms attributed to a parent or proto-language. It looks into changes of between two or three generations. Too often the assumption is that change in Zulu occurs only in the lexicon or semantic...
  3. The narrative tense in Zulu

    The narrative tense in Zulu

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The study of the narrative tense in Zulu has been neglected in the past. At times it has been called the ‘consecutive mood’ or ‘past subjunctive’. This study shows that there are different forms of narrative tenses. The narrative tense...
  4. Contemplating the Self: A Brief Phenomenological Participatory Action Study

    Contemplating the Self: A Brief Phenomenological Participatory Action Study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examines Self contemplation from a heuristic phenomenological and applied psychological perspective using a participatory action research approach. The participant authors (n = 6; females = 50%, majority ethnicity = isiZulu = 67%) engaged in reflective contemplation of the...
  5. The rhetorical forms of Henry Rider Haggard's <em>Nada the Lily</em> in Zulu

    The rhetorical forms of Henry Rider Haggard's <em>Nada the Lily</em> in Zulu

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    The rhetorical forms in Umbuso KaShaka (The Realm of Shaka), the Zulu translation of Nada the Lily, are analysed within the framework of Descriptive Translation Studies. The rhetorical forms investigated are individualisation, stereotyping, validation and structuring. A range of translation...
  6. Phenomenological and neurophysiologic investigation into contemplating <em>umoya</em> (Spirit) and its psychological applications

    Phenomenological and neurophysiologic investigation into contemplating <em>umoya</em> (Spirit) and its psychological applications

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored subjective and objective perspectives on uMoya, Spirit consciousness and/or spirituality, from a heuristic phenomenological and neurophysiologic perspective. Contemplative reflective data on uMoya and its neurophysiologic correlates were gathered from a culturally diverse group of eight researcher-participants aged...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...