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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In addition, it was also found that ego involvement positively predicted effort in training (Van de Pol et al.
The work of Garcia Calvo (2004) showed that task and ego orientations predicted positively dispositional flow and that ego involvement and task involvement also predicted positively the situational flow.
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).
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.
001) significantly predicted a task goal perspective, explaining 32% of the variance, whereas increased ego involvement among female athletes was significantly predicted by language use ([beta] = .
The Task and Ego Orientation in Sport Questionnaire (TEOSQ; Duda, 1989) was developed to quantify task and ego involvement in sport.
This represents the consumer's ego involvement with luxury sedans in general, because it contains statements such as "A luxury sedan is important to my value system.
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.
Further, Deci and Ryan (1991) stated that when self-regulation proceeds according to an unintegrated aspect of the person, as with the ego involvement on controlled behaviour, the experienced emotion will be less flexible, more pressured, and more subjective to defensive reaction that less fully express one's integrated self.