The South African Personality Inventory (SAPI) was initiated in 2005 and developed over a period of nine years (2005-2014). The construction of this personality inventory was initiated by Prof. Deon Meiring, Prof Fons van de Vijver, Prof Ian Rothmann and Prof Deon de Bruin and was carried out by a team of student scholars (Masters & Doctral) coming from various Universities across South Africa.Read more
There is a growing interest in the measurement of personality variables in applied settings, such as in selection, placement, therapeutic intervention and counseling in South Africa. In particular “personality in the workplace” has been widely studied in the last decade. Personality variables and issues related to their use, especially in work settings have generated a vast amount of interest, research and publications.Read more
Invited Symposia Combined emic-etic approach to culture-sensitive personality assessment Convenor: Fanny M. Cheung (China) Presenters: Jianxin Zhang, Weiqiao Fan, Qian Wang, Fons van de Vijver, Velichko Valchev -Personality structure in South Africa: An emic—etic approach -Traits and daily behavior in different cultural groups in South Africa
Fetvadjiev, V.H., van de Vijver, F.J.R., 2015. Five Factor Model of Personality, Universality of. In: James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 9. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 249–253. ISBN: 9780080970868
Symposium: Personality across Cultures: Trait Meanings, Situational Consistency, and Predictive Value Predictive Value of Personality for Daily Behavior across Ethnic Groups in South Africa V. H. Fetvadjiev, University of Pretoria, firstname.lastname@example.org, Deon Meiring, University of Pretoria, Fons J. R. van de Vijver, Tilburg University
The 22nd International Congress for Cross-Cul...
Journal of Research in Personality