Relationships among individualism--collectivism, gender, and ingroup/outgroup status, and responses to conflict: a study in China and the United States.

@article{Forbes2011RelationshipsAI,
  title={Relationships among individualism--collectivism, gender, and ingroup/outgroup status, and responses to conflict: a study in China and the United States.},
  author={Gordon B. Forbes and Linda L Collinsworth and Peiling Zhao and Stephanie Kohlman and Jessica LeClaire},
  journal={Aggressive behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={302-14}
}
Responses to conflict were studied in samples of college students from a highly collectivistic society (China, n = 207) and a highly individualistic society (United States n = 209). As predicted, the collectivistic society reported more conflict-reducing behaviors and less verbal or physical aggression. However, the effect of individualism/collectivism was moderated by both the ingroup/outgroup status of the target and gender of the participant. Chinese and US women did not differ on any… CONTINUE READING