- Business students, Singapore, 2000
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- N = 92
- Non Response:
- Questionnaire: paper
- Authors's label
- Our Classification
- Aspiration Index( Kasser& Ryan, 2001)
- Selfreport on 57 questions on extrinsic values:
a. There will always be someone around to take care of me.
b. I will be efficient.
c. My image will be one other's find appealing.
d. I will find personal answers to universal spiritual questions (such as: Is there a supreme spiritual being? Is there life after death? What is the meaning of life?)
e. I will be in control of my emotions.
f. I will assist people who need it, asking nothing in return.
g. I will choose what I do, instead of being pushed along by life.
h. People will show affection to me, and I will to them.
i. I will feel energetic and full of life.
j. I will have few threats to my personal safety.
k. My life will be full of wine, lovers and song.
l. I will have many expensive possessions.
m. I will achieve the "look" I've been after.
n. I will be admired by many people.
o. I will be polite and obedient
p. I will have a great sex life.
q. I will have developed a code of ethics and/or morals to guide my life.
r. My basic needs for food, shelter and clothing will be met.
s. I will feel that there are people who really love me.
t. I will feel free.
u. The things I do will make other people's lives better.
v. My name will be known by many different people.
w. I will be in good physical shape.
x. Someone in my life will accept me as I am, no matter what.
y. I will follow my interests and curiosity where they take me.
z. I will find satisfying religious and/or spiritual activities.
aa. I will live up to the expectations of my society.
ab. I will deal effectively with problems in my life.
ac. I will feel safe and secure.
ad. People will often comment about how attractive I look.
ae. I will feel good about my level of physical fitness.
af. I will be financially successful.
ag. I will have a lot of excitement in my life.
ah. I will not have to worry about bad things happening to me.
ai. I will produce something of lasting worth.
aj. I will find religious or spiritual beliefs that help me make sense of the world.
ak. Most everyone who knows me will like me.
al. I will feel good about my abilities.
am. I will successfully hide the signs of aging.
an. I will be relatively free from sickness.
ao. My desires and tastes will be similar to those of other people.
ap. I will have enough money to buy everything I want.
aq. I will express my love for special people.
ar. I will find religious and/or spiritual beliefs that are growth-producing.
as. I will overcome the challenges that life presents me.
at. I will have insight into why I do the things I do.
au. I will help the world become a better place.
av. I will experience a great deal of sensual pleasure.
aw. My life and actions will be in agreement with my religious/spiritual beliefs.
ax. I will have a committed, intimate relationship.
ay. I will have a job that pays well.
52. I will "fit in" with others.
53. I will be physically healthy.
54. I will have plenty of time to be lazy.
55. I will keep up with fashions in clothing and hair.
56. My surroundings will be stable and relatively unchanging.
57. People will really respect me.
Rated by 5 Likert scale:
5-no importance at all