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Research with the Locus of Control Construct, Volume 3: Extensions and Limitations presents the extensions of use of the locus of control construct into areas far removed from the purview of the construct's originators and limitations of that usage.
This book is divided into two parts. Part I describes the large number of investigations that have been conducted in each of three psychological domains—industrial psychology, psychophysiology, and cross-cultural psychology. Part II examines the question of the circumstances under which locus of control is a useful construct.
This volume is recommended for psychologists and medical practitioners concerned with the locus of control contract.
List of Contributors
I Applications of Locus of Control Research
2 Locus of Control, Work, and Retirement
Occupational Choice and Career Planning
Occupational Attainment and Job Performance
Work Structures, Affective Responses, and Powerlessness
Work and Nonwork
3 Psychophysiology and Perceived Locus of Control: Critical Review, Theoretical Speculation, and Research Directions
Psychophysiology: Measurement, Perspectives, and Methodological Concerns
Psychophysiology and Locus of Control
4 Cross-Cultural Research with the Locus of Control Construct
Why Do Cross-Cultural Research? Promises, Promises
Problems and Perils of Cross-Cultural Research
Comparisons of Relative Levels of Externality
Studies of Internal Structure
Cross-Cultural Studies of External Validity of Locus of Control
Conclusions and Directions for Future Research
II Limitations in Locus of Control Research
5 An Attribution Analysis of the Locus of Control Construct and the Trent Attribution Profile
An Attribution Analysis of Locus of Control
A Dual-Dimensional View of Locus of Control
The Trent Attribution Profile
Appendix A: The Trent Attribution Profile
6 Participatory Control and the Chronic-Illness Adjustment Process
The Reality of Living with Chronic Disease and Health Care Dependency
Relationship of Control to Adjustment: Application of Current Knowledge
Control as a Means to an End
Control as an End or a Need
Multidimensional Compensation Model
Relationships of Control to Adjustment: Reconsiderations and a Hypothesis
What Is Internal versus External Control?
Review of Supporting Literature
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- © Academic Press 1984
- 1st January 1984
- Academic Press
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