H1 a: Collectivistic
Web site appeals will result in greater multitasking among Chinese American Internet users than individualistic appeals.
The influence of the collectivistic
dimensions of alignment of personal and communal goals and obligations provides the cultural basis for family members and others being a part of the sharing of personal information.
Individualistic (emphasis on the individual) versus collectivistic
(emphasis on the group) viewpoints must be addressed in order to adequately discern the diverse cultural perspectives of trauma and resilience.
Using data from Malaysia, a collectivistic
country of diverse cultures (e.
But what happens to self-interest in collectivistic
Korea can be characterized as a collectivistic
society, whereas the U.
They found that collectivistic
cultural orientation was related to positive perceptions of people with intellectual disabilities when controlling the influences of previous contact with and knowledge of people with intellectual disabilities.
Being part of a team impacts students on a collectivistic
level and when asked, the students provided a wealth of feedback concerning what areas were helpful for them as a research team.
Research on FAE have found significant cultural differences, such as that FAE is more common in individualistic cultures than in collectivistic
cultures, and that those who attribute transgressions to contextual factors are more likely to forgive.
Still another recent study proposed that emotions, especially for individualists working in collectivistic
cultures for long periods of time, play a major role in cross-cultural success.
Previous research found that Easterners (those from collectivistic
cultures such as China) seem to have different notions of love as compared to Westerners (those from individualist cultures such as the United States).
Psychologists have shown that the traits that define our collectivistic
attitudes are most likely natural rather than learned, although the family situation is not the only environment that matters for personal development (Harris 1998).