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2016 | 19 | 3 | -
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MORÁLNE ZDÔVODŇOVANIE V KONTEXTE NA CIEĽ ORIENTOVANÉHO SPRÁVANIA

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Moral justification in the context of goal directed behaviour
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The aim of the current research was to confirm the properties of one possible way how to measure the phenomenon of self-licensing in goal directed behaviour. As the name of variable suggests, we have connected two significant fields of self-regulation research – moral justification (specifically self-licensing) (Khan & Dhar, 2006; Kivetz & Zheng, 2006; Monin & Miller, 2001) and goal directed behaviour (Carver & Scheier, 2001; Fishbein & Ajzen, 1975; Perugini & Bagozzi, 2001). The sample of 114 university students (78% women; 22% men) aged from 18 to 33 years (the average age was 23,03 years, SD=2,78) has been used. We have constructed a reliable questionnaire (Cronbach´s alpha=0,921) capturing the way of goal attainment in morally questionable conditions. The questionnaire consists of three reliable sub-dimensions: Remorse (0,848), Self-reassurance (0,841) and Depersonalization (0,832). Except of new measure, next three have been used: Machiavellian Personality Scale (Dahling et al., 2008), Short Self-Control Scale (Tangney, Baumeister & Boone, 2004) and Conscientiousness dimension from NEO-FFI (Ruisel & Halama, 2007). Gender differences have been confirmed in self-licensing in goal directed behaviour as whole and also in sub-dimensions of Remorse and Self-reassurance. The correlation analysis has confirmed significant inter-correlations between all sub-dimensions of self-licensing in goal directed behaviour. Also it has confirmed significant relationships with machiavellian personality, self-control and self-conscientiousness. The aim of the current research was reached by finding factor structure of Self-licensing in goal directed behaviour questionnaire and its relationships with machiavellianism, self-control and conscientiousness.
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  • Katedra psychológie, Filozofická fakulta, Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, Slovak Republic, radka.copkova@gmail.com
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