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The study you are looking for is Leventhal, H., Singer, R., & Jones, S. (1965). Effects of fear and specificity of recommendation upon attitudes and behavior. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2(1), pp. 20-29. doi: 10.1037/h0022089 The study is mostly how you remember (though it was tetanus instead of the flu). Critically, the ...


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I'm guessing you are relating the Big 5 factors of personality to Meyer and Allen's three factor model of commitment (normative, continuance, affective). You certainly could adopt the simple approach of creating observed composite scores for each variable and reporting the correlation matrix and a set of multiple regressions. However, the language of your ...


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I've found an article by O'Keefe and Jensen (2007) that seems somewhat relevant. It's a meta-analysis that finds, according to their abstract (p. 623): "...in disease prevention messages, gain-framed appeals, which emphasize the advantages of compliance with the communicator’s recommendation, are statistically significantly more persuasive than ...


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A few basic observations: Typical self-report measures of engagement and job satisfaction tend to be highly correlated (I'll try to find a reference later, but I think in the r =.7 range). As with many organisational psychology terms that bridge the scientific-practitioner divide, engagement has been operationalised in a wide range of ways. Volume 1, Issue ...



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