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Article: Does family obligation matter for students' motivation, engagement, and well-being?: It depends on your self-construal

TitleDoes family obligation matter for students' motivation, engagement, and well-being?: It depends on your self-construal
Authors
Issue Date2015
PublisherPergamon. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/paid
Citation
Personality and Individual Differences, 2015, v. 86, p. 243-248 How to Cite?
AbstractPrevious studies on family obligation have mostly focused on its main effects. The aim of this study was to examine (a) how family obligation is associated with motivation, engagement, and well-being, and (b) how relational-interdependent self-construal moderates the effects of family obligation on these key outcomes. Filipino university students (n = 466) were recruited to answer the relevant questionnaires. Results showed that students with a higher sense of family obligation had better academic and well-being outcomes. These effects were more pronounced for those with high levels of relational-interdependent self-construal. In particular, for those with a high relational-interdependent self, family obligation boosted autonomous motivation and life satisfaction, as well as buffered against disaffection and negative affect. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/228800
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2017 Impact Factor: 1.967
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.160
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dc.contributor.authorKing, RB-
dc.contributor.authorGanotice, FJA-
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-23T14:07:10Z-
dc.date.available2016-08-23T14:07:10Z-
dc.date.issued2015-
dc.identifier.citationPersonality and Individual Differences, 2015, v. 86, p. 243-248-
dc.identifier.issn0191-8869-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/228800-
dc.description.abstractPrevious studies on family obligation have mostly focused on its main effects. The aim of this study was to examine (a) how family obligation is associated with motivation, engagement, and well-being, and (b) how relational-interdependent self-construal moderates the effects of family obligation on these key outcomes. Filipino university students (n = 466) were recruited to answer the relevant questionnaires. Results showed that students with a higher sense of family obligation had better academic and well-being outcomes. These effects were more pronounced for those with high levels of relational-interdependent self-construal. In particular, for those with a high relational-interdependent self, family obligation boosted autonomous motivation and life satisfaction, as well as buffered against disaffection and negative affect. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherPergamon. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/paid-
dc.relation.ispartofPersonality and Individual Differences-
dc.rightsPosting accepted manuscript (postprint): © <year>. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/-
dc.titleDoes family obligation matter for students' motivation, engagement, and well-being?: It depends on your self-construal-
dc.typeArticle-
dc.identifier.emailGanotice, FJA: ganotc75@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.paid.2015.06.027-
dc.identifier.hkuros261571-
dc.identifier.volume86-
dc.identifier.spage243-
dc.identifier.epage248-
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000360255000042-
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom-

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