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Challenging Traditional Culture? How Personal and National Collectivism-Individualism Moderates the Effects of Content Characteristics and Social Relationships on Consumer Engagement with Brand-Related User-Generated Content

Gauze P. Kitirattarkarn, Theo Araujo, Peter Neijens
2019 Journal of Advertising  
Consumers across the globe increasingly engage with user-generated content about brands on social networking sites (i.e., brand-related user-generated content [Br-UGC]).  ...  Moreover, consumers who hold the same values as others in their national culture are more comfortable sharing informative Br-UGC.  ...  collectivistic cultures than for those living in individualistic cultures.The Role of Personal Collectivism-Individualism in Br-UGC EngagementWhile previous cross-cultural studies have generally operationalized  ... 
doi:10.1080/00913367.2019.1590884 fatcat:losft72kq5depoplffhirznxgy

Cross-cultural narcissism on Facebook: Relationship between self-presentation, social interaction and the open and covert narcissism on a social networking site in Germany and Russia

Julia Brailovskaia, Hans-Werner Bierhoff
2016 Computers in Human Behavior  
The social platform Facebook has more than one billion members in different countries. Cross-culturally, the way users behave on this platform relates to some personality traits.  ...  In contrast, some single measures of online behaviour differ. For example, German users set more "Likes" and had more online-friends than Russian users.  ...  To reduce this lack of cross-cultural research on the relationship between personality and online behaviour, the aim of the current study is to investigate cross-culturally the use of the platform Facebook  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.09.018 fatcat:gmnefuhfwjfercdb34ozzb6nhi

Cross-cultural Adaptation, Validity, and Reliability of the Persian Utrecht Scale for Evaluation of Rehabilitation-Participation in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Amir Javanmard, Kianoush Abdi, Abbas Ebadi, Samaneh Hosseinzadeh
2021 Middle East Journal of Rehabilitation and Health  
Conclusions: P-USER-P is a valid and reliable instrument for measuring objective and subjective participation in SCI patients.  ...  Objectives: This study took place to obtain a valid, reliable instrument for evaluation of Rehabilitation-Participation (P-USER-P) in an Iranian SCI.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank all participants in this research.  ... 
doi:10.5812/mejrh.112089 fatcat:g5a2spawcjdwdazt22vi5oakr4

Tourism Recommender System Based on Cognitive Similarity Between Cross-Cultural Users [chapter]

Luong Vuong Nguyen, Tri-Hai Nguyen, Jason J. Jung
2021 Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments  
Finally, the system generates personalized recommendations based on user experiences and their neighbors.  ...  We then exploit this feedback to define similar cross-cultural users (neighbors) based on a cognitive similarity.  ...  Definition 1 -Cognitive Similarity between Cross-Cultural Users.  ... 
doi:10.3233/aise210101 fatcat:mepf4be2ffbf5ncp62nkp6c7ii

Experiences in a Collaborative Space for Learning Digital Systems

David Baneres, Santi Caballe
2015 2015 Ninth International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems  
To understand the web design principles in a Digital Social Space (DSS) that can attract multiple national cultures into one SNS platform, Internet communication users from different cultures were chosen  ...  Though presumptions in interaction through SNS create bias in web design, that does not translate well into foreign cultures.  ...  Hofstede's (2012) study on cultural dimensions since 1980s provides a measurable interface for other researchers in multiculturalism to gain a better understanding of the values, believes and behaviours  ... 
doi:10.1109/cisis.2015.12 dblp:conf/cisis/BaneresC15 fatcat:7y5ucqh46jfujledxoghcfhr6m

Multicultural teaching environment: Problems and specifics of knowledge transfer

Valentine Zharov, Yulia Taratukhina
2016 Business Informatics  
In general, the culture of each country has an impact on the educational process and largely determines is.  ...  This paper traces the relationship between the cultural influence and educational practices expressed in target, value and communication formats.  ...  and concepts; expression of personal opinion of the users is welcome, discussions are encouraged; generally, users are not required to provide personal information; low context; active dynamic speech;  ... 
doi:10.17323/1998-0663.2016.2.63.70 fatcat:4cju3qvxy5dizddj5bi7lyina4

Is Web 2.0 Culture-Free or Culture-Bound? Differences between American and Korean Blogs

Haiyan Jia, S. Shyam Sundar, Ji Young Lee, Seoyeon Lee
2014 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
Do users from highcontext cultures use more visual expression than their counterparts in low-context cultures?  ...  This paper proposes operationalizations and measurements of cultural characteristics unique to Web 2.0, which were tested through a content analysis study comparing technical and social aspects of a U.S  ...  Furthermore, the bulk of this research examines Website-delivered information rather than user-generated content.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2014.221 dblp:conf/hicss/JiaSLL14 fatcat:6gjnbqiodbhjtcxkcj67muel4u

Comparing the Cultural Dimensions and Learner's Perceived Effectiveness of Online Learning Systems (OLS) among American and Malaysian Learners

Seng C. Keng
2018 International Journal of Computer Science & Information Technology (IJCSIT)  
Yet despite the rapidly increasing cultural diversity of online learners, few studies have investigated the effectiveness of cross-cultural Online Learning Systems (OLS) using a suitable measurement to  ...  The aim of this comparative study was to gain a better understanding of OLS effectiveness in a non-western culture by comparing cultural dimensions and learners' perceived effectiveness of OLS (across  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors would like to thank all the learners who participated in this study.  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijcsit.2018.10107 fatcat:b5d3kwhfercevhny6eadklkk7m

Using Machine Learning to Advance Personality Assessment and Theory

Wiebke Bleidorn, Christopher James Hopwood
2018 Personality and Social Psychology Review  
Machine learning approaches to personality assessment involve automated algorithms for data extraction, cross-validation, and an emphasis on prediction, as described in detail below.  ...  We emphasize how this theory can supplement the focus on prediction characteristic of machine learning research with attention to other aspects of measurement, such as content, structural, external, and  ...  personality measures whereas indicators that are valid in certain cultures but not in other could inform the development of culture-specific tests.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1088868318772990 pmid:29792115 fatcat:cjq4rrt5ezaoznicwtgu7tbx7a

Cross-cultural adaptation and construct validity of the German version of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit for service users (German ASCOT)

Birgit Trukeschitz, Judith Litschauer, Assma Hajji, Judith Kieninger, Adiam Schoch, Juliette Malley, Stacey Rand, Ismo Linnosmaa, Julien Forder
2020 Health and Quality of Life Outcomes  
Objectives The aim of this study was to translate and culturally adapt the original ASCOT service user measure into German and to evaluate its content and construct validity in Austrian home care service  ...  Conclusions We found good evidence for a valid cross-cultural adaptation of the German version of ASCOT for service users.  ...  Notes: ***significant at 1% level, Benjamini Consent for publication All authors have approved the submitted version and have agreed to be personally accountable for their own contributions and to  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12955-020-01533-7 pmid:33023573 fatcat:5ynf7kmc65hi7ajuxdm3djcpwm

QoE Prediction for Enriched Assessment of Individual Video Viewing Experience

Yi Zhu, Alan Hanjalic, Judith A. Redi
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on Multimedia Conference - MM '16  
To do so, we feed the model not only with information extracted from the video (related to both perceived quality and content), but also with individual user characteristics, such as interest, personality  ...  In this paper, we propose an expanded model which aims to assess QoE of a given video, not only in terms of perceived quality but also of enjoyment, as experienced by a specific user.  ...  The latter has generally targeted the prediction of one PQ value per video (or service or application), in a user-agnostic way.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2964284.2964330 dblp:conf/mm/ZhuHR16 fatcat:4qrie4znj5eifgpcdvk5hlgjsu

Men as cultural ideals: Cultural values moderate gender stereotype content

Amy J. C. Cuddy, Elizabeth Baily Wolf, Peter Glick, Susan Crotty, Jihye Chong, Michael I. Norton
2015 Journal of Personality and Social Psychology  
Four studies tested whether cultural values moderate the content of gender stereotypes, such that male stereotypes more closely align with core cultural values (specifically, individualism vs. collectivism  ...  targets did not, demonstrating how cultural frames influence gender stereotype content.  ...  More generally, our results suggest that the convergence of two wellestablished literatures-one on the masculine-feminine content of gender stereotypes, one on cross-cultural variation in I-C-offers novel  ... 
doi:10.1037/pspi0000027 pmid:26414843 fatcat:cbqylo5civbonarq2vsukxi6zq

The Marketing Innovation of Library

2019 Sino-US English Teaching  
 The marketing innovation of library has become a focus problem in the construction of public cultural service system in China. The library carries the main content of public cultural services.  ...  point of view of the library in the construction of public cultural service system of marketing innovation service and puts forward the strategies and suggestions of the library in the construction of  ...  to different users, in order to meet the personalized needs of users, constantly provide users with value-added services, so as to improve customer loyalty.  ... 
doi:10.17265/1539-8072/2019.10.006 fatcat:urtmo2qkibhe7ifkhb6j3nc7fy

Predicting Personality from Book Preferences with User-Generated Content Labels [article]

Ng Annalyn, Maarten W. Bos, Leonid Sigal, Boyang Li
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Moreover, user-generated tag labels reveal unexpected insights, such as cultural differences, book reading behaviors, and other non-content factors affecting preferences.  ...  Combined with data on preferences and personality scores collected from Facebook users, the tag labels achieve high accuracy in personality prediction by psychological standards.  ...  Besides personality, our findings also reveal cultural differences in book preferences, further supporting the utility of online, user-generated data in deducing more comprehensive profiles of target audiences  ... 
arXiv:1707.06643v1 fatcat:mbyo45uvjzcevftokn7vdyhh44

Selection of a quality of life instrument for polio survivors in Northwest Nigeria

Surajo Kamilu Sulaiman, Heather Michelle Aldersey, Vincent G DePaul, Bashir Kaka
2020 Health and Quality of Life Outcomes  
Among these instruments, the Quality of Life Index satisfied most of the screening criteria we employed and is suitable for cross-cultural adaptation in northwest Nigeria.  ...  To generate high-quality evidence, contextually relevant outcome measurement instruments are required.  ...  For example, two items in the QLI, "your personal appearance" and "yourself in general" could carry the same meaning in the Hausa language.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12955-020-01552-4 pmid:32958050 pmcid:PMC7507732 fatcat:mandamaw55gn3ec7mqsqovzjy4
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