Tag Archives: Motivation

Gambling attitudes, motives, and behavior

Construct: gambling cognition, gambling behavior, gambling motive, motivation, gambling attitude, fate and luck, negative consequence, technique, superstition, impaired control

Reference: Wu, A. M. S., Tao, V. Y. K., Tong, Kwok-kit, & Cheung, S. F. (2012). Psychometric evaluation of inventory of Gambling Motives, Attitudes and Behaviors (GMAB) among Chinese gamblers. International Gambling Studies, 12, 331–347

URL: http://www.umac.mo/fss/psychology/doc/Manual%20of%20GMAB-R_updated_20151020.pdf

Additional notes: URL links to original survey and description in both Chinese and English

Job Engagement

Construct: Engagement; three dimensional model including physical, emotional, and cognitive engagement. Validation including CFA and discriminant/convergent analyses, as well as incremental validity in predicting task performance and citizenship behavior relative to other scales.

Reference:  Rich, B. L., Lepine, J. A., & Crawford, E. R. (2010). Job engagement: Antecedents and effects on job performance. Academy of management journal,53(3), 617-635.

Link: http://amj.aom.org/content/53/3/617.short