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    • The construct validation of the Relationship Harmony and Soft–Heartedness Scales of the South African Personality Inventory 

      Hill, Carin; French, Luan; Morton, Nadia; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R.; Valchev, Velichko H.; Adams, Byron G.; De Bruin, Gideon P. (Sage Publications, 2013)
      This study forms part of the South African Personality Inventory project that aims to develop: (a) an indigenous theoretical model of personality; and (b) a unique personality measure that is in line with South African ...
    • Developing and testing items for the South African Personality Inventory (SAPI) 

      Hill, Carin; Nel, Jan Alewyn; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R.; Adams, Byron G.; De Bruin, Gideon P.; Meiring, Deon; Valchev, Velichko H. (AOSIS, 2013)
      Orientation: A multicultural country like South Africa needs fair cross-cultural psychometric instruments. Research purpose: This article reports on the process of identifying items for, and provides a quantitative evaluation ...
    • Exploring the personality structure in the 11 languages of South Africa 

      Nel, Jan Alewyn; Valchev, Velichko H.; Rothmann, Sebastiaan; Van de Vijver, Fons J.R.; Meiring, Deon; De Bruin, Gideon P. (Wiley, 2012)
      The present study, part of the development of the South African Personality Inventory (SAPI), explores the implicit personality structure in the 11 official language groups of South Africa by employing a mixed-method ...
    • Implicit personality conceptions of the Nguni cultural-linguistic groups of South Africa 

      De Bruin, Gideon; Meiring, Deon; Nel, Jan Alewyn; Rothmann, Sebastiaan; Valchev, Velichko H.; Van de Vijver, Alphonsius Josephus Rachel (Fons) (Sage, 2011)
      The present study explored the personality conceptions of the three main Nguni cultural-linguistic groups of South Africa: Swati, Xhosa, and Zulu. Semistructured interviews were conducted with 116 native speakers of Swati, ...
    • Similarities and differences in implicit personality concepts across ethnocultural groups in South Africa 

      Valchev, Velichko H.; Nel, J. Alewyn; Van de Vijver, Fons J. R.; Meiring, Deon; De Bruin, Gideon P.; Rothmann, Sebastiaan (SAGE, 2013)
      Using a combined emic–etic approach, the present study investigates similarities and differences in the indigenous personality concepts of ethnocultural groups in South Africa. Semistructured interviews asking for self- ...