An attributional style questionnaire for the measurement of optimism-pessimism among the Chinese workforce


Grant Data
Project Title
An attributional style questionnaire for the measurement of optimism-pessimism among the Chinese workforce
Principal Investigator
Dr Hui, Harry Chi Chiu   (Principal investigator)
Duration
24
Start Date
2009-01-01
Completion Date
2010-12-31
Amount
675955
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
pessimistic personality, productivity, attributional style, salesperson, job satisfaction
Discipline
Psychology,Management
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 744608H
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2008/2009
Status
Completed
Objectives
1) to develop an attributional style questionnaire that can be administered on the internet ; 2) to investigate the internal structure of the pessimistic attributional style; 3) to examine how attributional style is related to work outcomes such as productivity, job satisfaction, neglect of company, etc.