Longitudinal examination of the role of goal orientation in cross-cultural adjustment.

  title={Longitudinal examination of the role of goal orientation in cross-cultural adjustment.},
  author={Yaping Gong and Jinyan Fan},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={91 1},
In this longitudinal study, the authors introduced goal orientation theory to the study of cross-cultural adjustment. The authors examined relationships among dispositional goal orientation, domain-specific self-efficacy, and cross-cultural adjustment. Results indicated that a learning orientation was positively related to sojourners' academic and social self-efficacy, whereas a performance orientation was negatively related to sojourners' social self-efficacy. Sojourners' academic and social… CONTINUE READING

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