comparative study

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comparative study

A clinical trial in which the investigative drug is compared against a placebo or another active drug.
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One of the most recognized cross-cultural studies on self-esteem was conducted by Schmitt and Allik (2005), where the Rosenberg Self-esteem Scale was administered to individuals from fifty-three countries.
Cross-cultural studies reveal that cultural factors affect different behaviors and produce culturally unique thinking styles (Han, 2010; Millar et al., 2013; Varnum, Grossmann, Kitayama, & Nisbett, 2010).
With the prevalence of social media, the authors believe that ethnic media is no longer a negative factor that hinders sojourners adaptation to a new society and culture as theorized by previous intercultural and cross-cultural studies (Kim, 2001).
In the field of cross-cultural studies, it is found that employees in collectivistic countries such as Japan and Taiwan report lower overall job satisfaction (e.g.
Therefore, it is necessary that researchers examine its utility in detail, in future developmental and cross-cultural studies. We plan to continue to add data in our research, because our findings in this study were based on a limited sample.
Available from the Center for Cross-Cultural Studies, University of Alaska Fairbanks, PO Box 756730, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775.
In this work Minkov set about to describe and analyze 20 important cross-cultural studies with the goal of identifying their main contributions and the issues and controversies they raise.
Cross-cultural studies encourage people to understand other cultures, and question their own.
Combined with other nontechnical subjects such as critical analysis, ethics, and cross-cultural studies, these softer sciences will make up nearly half of the questions.
Western culture, 3) it was under the Ottoman Empire for more than five hundred years, integrating a lot of their traditions in its culture, 4) it is part of the Balkans, and has exchanged some cultural attitudes with its Slavic neighbors, 5) Albania is a country of many religions, where each of them has had influence, and where all of them are accepted and respected and, 6) cross-cultural studies in romantic attitudes in Albania have not been conducted.
This study is one of the few extensive cross-cultural studies in psychology that includes people of different ages and different socio-economic backgrounds.