Cross-Cultural Generalizability of the Five-Factor Model of Personality

  title={Cross-Cultural Generalizability of the Five-Factor Model of Personality},
  author={Ralph L. Piedmont and J H Chae},
  journal={Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology},
  pages={131 - 155}
Increasing interest is being directed toward demonstrating the cross-cultural generalizability of the five-factor model of personality. This report outlines the development and initial validation of a Korean version of the NEO Personality Inventory-Revised (NEO PI-R), a commercially available instrument designed to capture these five major dimensions. Study 1 involved Korean nationals (320 men and 334 women) and documented the reliability and structural validity of the new translation… 

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