Ticu Constantin

Predictors of intention to vaccinate against COVID-19 in a sample of Romanian adults

Predictors of intention to vaccinate against COVID-19 in a sample of Romanian adults

Elena Gabriela Nicuță, Daniela Victoria Zaharia, Teodor Răileanu-Olariu, Ticu Constantin
Vaccination against COVID-19 is considered to be one of the most effective ways to control and ultimately end the pandemic. Seeing that the many people are still vaccine hesitant, it is important to examine the factors which influence one’s intention to vaccinate.

Big Five©plus Re-Test. Or the Reliability of a Psychological Measure Derived from the Five Factor Model

Big Five©plus Re-Test. Or the Reliability of a Psychological Measure Derived from the Five Factor Model

Ticu Constantin, Alexandra Elena Macarie, Alexandra Gheorghiu, Mihai Cătălin Potlog, Mădălina Iliescu
Following a concise description of the well-known Five Factor psychological model and an explanation relating to why this model is important and useful for projects that aim at evaluating human personalities…

Mindset for Change, Motivational Persistence and Self-Efficacy in Personal Goal Achievement

Mindset for Change, Motivational Persistence and Self-Efficacy in Personal Goal Achievement

Andreea Chirilă, Ticu Constantin
Starting from the mindset for stages of change featured in previous research, the first aim of our study was to construct a scale that we preliminarily validated, which intended to provide individual classification into stages, according to the progress towards personal goal achievement.

Developing academic persistence in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program: educational strategies and associated personality traits

Developing academic persistence in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program: educational strategies and associated personality traits

Andrei Holman, Emilia Alexandra Pascal, Cristina Bostan, Ana Maria Hojbotă, Ticu Constantin
One can notice an increase in number of researches around the capacity to measure availability and intention to donate. Our study intends to create an instrument addressing the organizing principles…

Verifying the psychometric properties of two instruments measuring workplace bullying among Romanian employees

Verifying the psychometric properties of two instruments measuring workplace bullying among Romanian employees

Teodora Chirilă, Ticu Constantin
Despite the fact that workplace bullying is increasingly being recognized as a serious problem in society today, at present, there is no Romanian instrument able to measure this phenomenon. This article investigates, on Romanian employees…

Job demands and personal work style

Job demands and personal work style

Sabina Gavriloaiei, Ticu Constantin
Taking into consideration the O*NET, specialists from organizational psychology can determine what personal characteristics influence job performance. This present article aims to show whether a relationship exists between…

Beyond the asymmetries between pleasure and pain. An exploratory study of the links between regulatory focus, trait affectivity and motivational persistence

Beyond the asymmetries between pleasure and pain. An exploratory study of the links between regulatory focus, trait affectivity and motivational persistence

Ana-Maria Hojbotă, Andrei Rusu, Ticu Constantin
Motivational persistence (MP) is a recently introduced concept that describes individuals’ goal striving endeavors in a trait based paradigm. The present paper, representing one of several steps in testing and understanding motivational persistence…