Six Turkish personality factors and the HEXACO model of personality structure

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Wasti, S. Arzu and Lee, Kibeom. and Ashton, Michael C. and Somer, Oya (2008) Six Turkish personality factors and the HEXACO model of personality structure. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 39 (6). pp. 665-684. ISSN 0022-0221 (Print) 1552-5422 (Online)

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Abstract

We examined the six largest dimensions of the Turkish personality lexicon, as derived from the personality-descriptive terms of the data set of Goldberg and Somer (2000). The six Turkish lexical factors showed close correspondences to all six dimensions observed in several other languages. In a new data set, we then correlated factor scores representing these indigenous Turkish dimensions with the scales of the HEXACO Personality Inventory, which operationalizes the six cross-language factors. Results showed a pattern of strong convergent and weak discriminant correlations. Overall, findings suggest that the cross-language six-dimensional structure of personality description does generalize to the Turkish lexicon.
Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: HEXACO model; Big Five; personality structure, Turkish
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > HM1001-1281 Social psychology
Divisions: Sabancı Business School
Depositing User: Arzu S. Wasti
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2008 23:04
Last Modified: 25 May 2011 14:08
URI: https://research.sabanciuniv.edu/id/eprint/9913

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