Articles by Keyword: Volunteer Motivation

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  1. Retention of festival volunteers: Management practices and volunteer motivation

    Retention of festival volunteers: Management practices and volunteer motivation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Research in Hospitality Management
    Many volunteers in different festival organisations within the hospitality industry begin with great excitement, but slowly lose interest. This might be due to poor volunteer management practices that result in decreased motivation among volunteers, and with the consequences of them...
  2. An evaluation of the problem of volunteer ryegrass in seed production

    An evaluation of the problem of volunteer ryegrass in seed production

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    This investigation was conducted to establish the degree and means of eliminating unwanted volunteers of Lolium multiflorum from fields used for seed production of a cultivar of the same species. This information is necessary in order to make recommendations with...
  3. Delinquent Adolescents' Regrettable Behaviours and Parental Engagement: A Cross-cultural Comparison

    Delinquent Adolescents' Regrettable Behaviours and Parental Engagement: A Cross-cultural Comparison

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We examined delinquents' involvement in regrettable behaviours, their meaning-making processes and parental engagement in preventing these behaviours. After reviewing court-record data for 109 males and females of African descent (50 South African and 50 American youth) for data on delinquency,...
  4. Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy in Low Socioeconomic Status Community Sample

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study reports on antiretroviral treatment adherence in a KwaZulu-Natal sample with a follow-up period of 20 months. Participants were 498 predominatly Black females living with HIV and AIDS. Four-hundred and ninety-six of the participants (91.6%) were found to be...
  5. Measuring Readiness and Success at a Higher Education Institution

    Measuring Readiness and Success at a Higher Education Institution

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated readiness as a correlate of academic success among beginning university students. A total of 829 first-time entering students from a large business sciences faculty were participants (males = 319, females = 510, mean age = 19, SD...
  6. A Case of Tragic Optimism: Volunteer Counsellors' Experience of Meaning

    A Case of Tragic Optimism: Volunteer Counsellors' Experience of Meaning

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study applied concepts from logotherapy to construct the meaning that volunteer crisis counsellors experienced by working with victims of crime. Data were collected from seven participants who delivered services at community-driven crisis centre using a qualitative approach. The data...
  7. Access to Opportunities and the Lovelife Programme Among Youth in South Africa

    Access to Opportunities and the Lovelife Programme Among Youth in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    We evaluated the efficacy of a motivational and opportunity multimedia health promotion programme for young people: loveLife. Participants were 3123 youth from four of nine provinces of South Africa (mean age=20.5 years, SD=2.0, females=45.4%, the majority population group=91.5% Black African)...
  8. Support groups for HIV-positive people in South Africa: Who joins, who does not, and why?

    Support groups for HIV-positive people in South Africa: Who joins, who does not, and why?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Psychosocial health care for persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) is inadequate. Support groups for PLWHA could offer arenas where psychosocial issues are addressed, yet more knowledge is needed about those who join and those who do not join such groups...
  9. What helps volunteers to continue with their work?

    What helps volunteers to continue with their work?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Aim The aim of the study was to understand what volunteers perceived to be the factors helping them to continue working as volunteers, thereby assisting project leaders to improve the recruitment procedures, as well as quality of service, in the...
  10. Why do male patients request circumcisions?

    Why do male patients request circumcisions?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background Circumcision has been performed for centuries. The popularity of the procedure waxed and waned during the ages. In South Africa, cultural circumcision is often regarded as the only way to attain full adulthood, and consequently many patients request circumcision...