Journal article

INDIVIDUAL-DIFFERENCES IN THE PREDICTIONS OF BEHAVIORAL INTENTIONS

Y KASHIMA, ES KASHIMA

JOURNAL OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY | HELDREF PUBLICATIONS | Published : 1988

Abstract

We examined individual differences in the formation of behavioral intentions by American female students. Within the frameworks of the Fishbein-Ajzen and Triandis models of behavioral intentions, we measured the relative emphasis given to intention predictors for 40 behavioral intentions and examined how this emphasis was related to authoritarianism. In addition, empirical evidence was sought for the conceptual distinction between a personal norm (internalized norm) and a subjective norm (perceptions of significant other' opinions concerning a given action). Relative to low authoritarians, high authoritarians took subjective norms less into account, placed greater emphasis on personal norms,..

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