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  • The Moderating Effect of Personality in the Relationship between Achievement Motivation and Specialty Identity   [MASS 2012]
  • Author(s)
  • Zhu Shu, Xin Hong
  • ABSTRACT
  • Objective: To explore the influence of specialty identity on achievement motivation and the moderating effects of personality therein and supply the related data references to knowledge manager. Methods: Using specialty identity questionnaires (SIQ), achievement motivation scale(AMS),big five inventory (BFI),survey and analyze 1382 master’s and doctoral students in four university in Jilin. Results: There is significant positive correlation on specialty identity compared with achievement motivation and personality. Achievement motivation and personality is statistically significant in different levels of specialty identity. The standard regression coefficient of the achievement motivation and agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism of the personality in specialty identity are statistically significant. The standard regression coefficient of the interaction term of the achievement motivation and neuroticism of the personality in specialty identity is negative and up to the significant level .With the upgrading of performance in the personality, the influence of achievement motivation on the specialty identity is increasing gradually. Conclusion: There is correlation on specialty identity compared with achievement motivation and personality .High level of specialty identity in the postgraduate has strong achievement motivation and more positive personality factors. The neuroticism of the personality play remarkable regulatory role in the influence of achievement motivation on specialty identity.
  • KEYWORDS
  • Postgraduate; Speciality Identity; Achievement Motivation; Personality
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