Articles by Keyword: Hardiness

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  1. Salutogenic Profile of Police Trainees on Entry into the Profession

    Salutogenic Profile of Police Trainees on Entry into the Profession

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study aimed to determine the salutogenic (wellbeing) profile of South African police trainees on entry into the profession. Participants were police trainees with an average age of 26 years enrolled for basic training in a police college. Sample sizes...
  2. Psychological Career Resources, Career Adaptability and Hardiness in Relation to Job Embeddedness and Organizational Commitment

    Psychological Career Resources, Career Adaptability and Hardiness in Relation to Job Embeddedness and Organizational Commitment

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study examined the relationship between employees' psychological career meta-capacities and their job retention-related dispositions. Participants were a convenience sample (n=355) of managerial and staff levels in the human resource management field. They completed the Psychological Career Resources Inventory (PCRI),...
  3. Psychosocial Well-Being of Families in a South African Context: A Prospective Multifactorial Model

    Psychosocial Well-Being of Families in a South African Context: A Prospective Multifactorial Model

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the psychosocial well-being of a group of South African families by determining the prevalence of psychosocial well-being indicators. A cross-sectional survey design and a purposive, voluntary sampling technique were used. Data on family well-being were collected from...
  4. Comparisons between laboratory and field results of frost tolerance of pines from the southern USA and Mesoamerica planted as exotics

    Comparisons between laboratory and field results of frost tolerance of pines from the southern USA and Mesoamerica planted as exotics

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science
    An artificial freezing study was conducted with 14 pine species and varieties from Mexico and Central America, and the southern and western USA. The pines chosen represented major commercial plantation species in the Southern Hemisphere such as Pinus caribaea var...
  5. Hardiness as predictor of work readiness: a preliminary exploratory study

    Hardiness as predictor of work readiness: a preliminary exploratory study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study explored hardiness as a possible predictor of work readiness in cross-cultural settings. In order to explore which factors may elicit hardiness, the sub-scales were identified and explored. Participants were from two African countries, namely South Africa (n =...
  6. Factors influencing career maturity in the South African National Defence Force: A diagnostic approach

    Factors influencing career maturity in the South African National Defence Force: A diagnostic approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated factors influencing the career maturity of young members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). A sample of 310 young SANDF members (females=35%, blacks=90%) completed the following measures: career maturity inventory-revised, the career decision self-efficacy scale,...
  7. The psychological coping, learning potential and career preferences profiles of operational force military candidates

    The psychological coping, learning potential and career preferences profiles of operational force military candidates

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The aim of this study was to profile the psychological coping, learning potential and career-related interests of 251 candidates for operational force military selection for the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) – 26 of whom were successful in the...
  8. Organisation climate mediation of the relationship between hardiness, self-efficacy, and job satisfaction among military followers

    Organisation climate mediation of the relationship between hardiness, self-efficacy, and job satisfaction among military followers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined influences of organisational climate on hardiness, self-efficacy, and job satisfaction in a military setting. Data were collected from 120 South African National Defence Force (SANDF) military personnel (female = 36%; officers = 90%; age range = 24–64...