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" A value is an enduring belief that a specific mode of conduct or end-state of existence is personally or socially preferable to an opposite or converse mode of ''conduct or end-state of existence. A value system is an enduring organization of beliefs... "
Culture, Self-Identity, and Work - Page 48
by Miriam Erez, P. Christopher Earley - 1993 - 280 pages
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Crimes of Obedience: Toward a Social Psychology of Authority and Responsibility

Herbert C. Kelman, V. Lee Hamilton - Psychology - 1989 - 382 pages
...values than any other social psychologist, defines value and value system as follows: “A value is an enduring belief that a specific mode of conduct...existence along a continuum of relative importance” (1973, p. 5). These definitions are closely linked to Rokeach's measuring instrument, which has proved...
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Managing Anxiety and Stress

James Archer - Psychology - 1991 - 214 pages
...Rokeach. a noted researcher and theorist in the study of values, provides this definition: A value is an enduring belief that a specific mode of conduct...of beliefs concerning preferable modes of conduct nr end-states of existence along a continuum of relative importance. (Rokeach. 1973. p. 5l Several...
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Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes

John P. Robinson, Phillip R. Shaver, Lawrence S. Wrightsman - Medical - 1991 - 753 pages
...converse mode of conduct or end-state of existence". Sets of values formed value systems, defined as "enduring organization^] of beliefs concerning preferable...conduct or end-states of existence along a continuum of importance" (1973, p. 5). These value systems were regarded as part of a functionally integrated cognitive...
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Implementing Differentiated Nursing Practice: Transformation by Design

JoEllen Goertz Koerner, Kathryn Linda Karpiuk - Medical - 1994 - 335 pages
...helps determine the basic personal life orientation. According to Rokeach, a value system is defined as "an enduring organization of beliefs concerning preferable...end-states of existence along a continuum of relative importance."5(p5) Therefore, values are a learned set of principles and beliefs that help an individual...
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Values, Nature, and Culture in the American Corporation

William C. Frederick - Business & Economics - 1995 - 336 pages
...values. In one sense, "value" is a belief. As social psychologist Milton Rokeach says, "A value is an enduring belief that a specific mode of conduct...end-states of existence along a continuum of relative importance."5 Beliefs of this sort display cognitive, affective, and behavioral dimensions, thus giving...
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Information Technology Management and Organizational Innovations ...

Mehdi Khosrowpour - Business & Economics - 1996 - 470 pages
...applied by other researchers to study inter cultural variations in values. Rokeach defines value as ian enduring belief that a specific mode of conduct or...existence along a continuum of relative importance" (p. 5). Values are personal (pertain to the individual) and are organized in an interrelated form into...
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INSDE ISO 14000: The Competitive Advantage of Environmental Management

Donald Alford Sayre - Law - 1996 - 248 pages
...improved environmental performance. "Values enter into practically every decision a manager makes." A value system is "an enduring organization of beliefs...existence along a continuum of relative importance." "Terminal Values" are the ends toward which you strive, and "Instructional Values" are the means to...
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Gift Giving: A Research Anthology

Cele Otnes, Richard Francis Beltramini - Reference - 1996 - 238 pages
...generation. The Nature and Measurement of Personal Values Rokeach (1973, p. 5) described a value system as "an enduring organization of beliefs concerning preferable...existence along a continuum of relative importance." He developed a list of 18 terminal (end-state) and 18 instrumental (mode of conduct) values, recommending...
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International Management: Concepts and Cases

Thakur, Manab Thakur Gene E Burton B N Srivastava - Competition, International - 1997 - 491 pages
...degree to which they exhibit beliefs and belief systems congruent with our own. [7] A value is defined as "an enduring belief that a specific mode of conduct...existence along a continuum of relative importance." [8] Thus, a value is comprised of one or more centrally-important and enduring beliefs. Considerable...
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Face, Harmony, and Social Structure: An Analysis of Organizational Behavior ...

P. Christopher Earley - Business & Economics - 1997 - 256 pages
...an individual's belief system and definition of the self is central to Rokeach's model. A value is "an enduring belief that a specific mode of conduct...existence along a continuum of relative importance" (Rokeach, 1973:5). Two kinds of values, instrumental (moral and competence) and terminal (personal...
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