Alexander Seeshing Yeung

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A new structural equation modeling approach to questions of the direction of causal flow between global and specific multidimensional measures of self-concept (SC) in two 2-wave, longitudinal studies demonstrated that (a) higher order factors were unable to explain relations among first-order factors at Time 1 (T1), at Time 2 (T2), or between T1 and T2; (b)(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study attempts to examine the relationships between certain common psychosomatic symptoms and sources of stress in Hong Kong teachers. METHODS A total of 261 teachers (134 males and 127 females) from 13 high schools in different regions of Hong Kong responded to the Teacher Stress Inventory (TSI) with a return rate of 52.2%. Retired(More)
We examine relations between perceived organisational autonomy support and different types of work motivation and well-being outcomes in 266 teachers from two government schools in China. We hypothesised that greater autonomy support would be associated with more autonomous forms of employee motivation, and that teacher motivation would in turn mediate the(More)
Disruptive students are often perceived to be unmotivated, low in self-concept, and lacking in creative characteristics such as originality in thinking and imagination. A total of 99 students from 6th Grade classes of a primary school in Hong Kong completed a survey asking about their effort goal orientation in school motivation, academic self-concept,(More)
Researchers have suggested the separation of the competency and affect components of academic self-concept but have not investigated the domain specificity and their differential impacts on the development of self-esteem. A sample of 7 th grade students in China (N = 580) responded to survey items examining their self-concepts of competency and affect in(More)
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