Allocentric versus idiocentric tendencies: Convergent and discriminant validation

@article{Triandis1985AllocentricVI,
  title={Allocentric versus idiocentric tendencies: Convergent and discriminant validation},
  author={Harry C. Triandis and Kwok Leung and Marcelo J. Villareal and Felicia I. Clack},
  journal={Journal of Research in Personality},
  year={1985},
  volume={19},
  pages={395-415}
}
Abstract Allocentric tendencies were studied with a multimethod questionnaire and Illinois undergraduates. Nine scales measuring different aspects of allocentrism were shown to have good reliability and to be intercorrelated, thus showing convergent validity. Factor analysis identified three aspects: subordination of personal to group goals, the ingroup as extension of the self, and ingroup identity. The scales also had satisfactory discriminant validity. Those high on idiocentric tendencies… 
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