The participants' general characteristics, communication apprehension, assertiveness
, nursing clinical self-efficacy, and the level of educational satisfaction were measured by the actual numbers, as well as the percentages, means, and standard deviations.
Therefore, it seems plausible that expectations about being able to regulate negative moods would be associated with less social anxiety and with the impact of social anxiety on assertiveness
In relation to the measurement of the assertiveness
variable, the study used the Assertiveness
Questionnaire (AQ) by Lazarus and Folkman, (20) which contains 20 statements.
is recognizing your needs or boundaries and then ensuring they are met or respected by changing your behavior, not attempting to change someone else's.
Greene and Navarro (1998) consider that assertiveness
is specific to each situation.
2--For measuring assertiveness
of persons studied, Cooper Smith self esteem questionnaire was used.
Japan's concerns about security stem chiefly from China's maritime assertiveness
and North Korea's missile and nuclear development programs.
In the framework of the social skills construct, assertiveness
is defined as interpersonal behavior that allows the direct expression of one's feelings, without cognitive distortions or anxiety, combining verbal and nonverbal components, and the defense of one's rights, while respecting those of others (Ames & Flynn, 2007; Caso & Hernandez, 2007; Dietz, Jennings & Abrew, 2005; GoldbergLillehoj; Harman, Hansen, Cochran, & Lindsey, 2005; Monjas & Gonzalez, 2000; Riso, 1988; Swanson, 2007; Trianes, Blanca, Garcia, Munoz, & Fernandez, 2007; Turner, 1992).
Social skills include: interpersonal behaviors needed to make and keep friends, such as joining in and giving compliments; peer-related social skills valued by classmates, such as sharing and working cooperatively; teacher-pleasing social skills related to academic success, such as listening and following directions; self-related behaviors, such as following through and dealing with stress; communication skills, such as attending to the speaker; and assertiveness
DURING his second Iraq Inquiry appearance, the former Prime Minister whose autobiography was outsold by that of a fictional meerkat, was looking every bit as self-righteous and condescendingly smug as before, with added assertiveness
this time around.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left on Wednesday on a visit to Asia and the Pacific to strengthen ties with China&'s neighbors, which have become increasingly nervous surrounding Beijing&'s increasing assertiveness
THE Downing Street contenders need to show assertiveness
but not aggression tonight during tonight's live TV debate, according to speech and body language experts.