ego involvement

ego involvement

a state in which the individual's goal is to demonstrate ability relative to that of others. ego-involveda dj. See also task involvement, performance goal.
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Generally, these results indicate that greater acculturation is associated with higher levels of task involvement among male athletes, whereas higher ego involvement is reported by more acculturated female athletes.
The Task and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire (TEOSQ; Duda, 1989) was developed to quantify task and ego involvement in sport.
He reveals an excellent grasp of corporations' drive for profit, the ego involvement of the scientists who probe the natural world to achieve specific genetic goal s, farmers' need to control pests, and activists' inclination to sound an alarm when unfamiliar elements enter the food supply.
Inspection of the means indicates that individuals in this study tended to have higher levels of task involvement as compared to ego involvement, and hold stronger incremental, as compared to entity, theories of ability.
Gifted and talented individuals have been found to possess a great ego involvement in work (Pyryt, 1993) and earlier career maturity by being more certain of career choices sooner than other students (Kelly & Colangelo, 1990).
Ego involvement is another theory related to the third-person effect (Perloff, 1989).
Fortunately, she finds plenty of time for the crew, who suffered under the eccentricities of De Palma - his inability to make decisions, his ego involvement vis-a-vis the studio, his artistic pretensions ranging from casting to locations, which drove the budget sky-high.
We have to put aside some of the natural ego involvement in our favorite strategies and tactics.
Nicholls (1984) refers to these goal perspectives as task and ego involvement.
I feel most successful in PE when I learn something new") and six items reflecting ego involvement (e.
Although initial evidence has indicated low to moderate relationships between hypercompetitiveness and ego involvement as well as personal development competitiveness and task involvement, a conceptual distinction remains between these motivational goals and competitive dispositions (Ryska & Sekerak, in press).
However, when self-confidence is high, no differences in trait anxiety were expected among athletes differing in their level of ego involvement.