StatusThe thesis was presented on the 29 October, 2021
Approved by NCAA on the 22 December, 2021
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The structure of the thesis: introduction, three chapters, general conclusions and recommendations, bibliography of 276 titles, 4 annexes, 137 pages of basic text, 21 figures, 24 tables. The obtained results are published in 10 scientific works.
The purpose of the work: to identify the social representation of social success in young people within the student environment and psycho-social factors which determine its content, as well as to validate a training program of affirming the motivation for success.
The objectives of the work: systematization of theoretical approaches and applied researches from specialized literature in order to identify the relationship between social representation and social success, and its identity component – motivation for success; building a model of psychosocial factors that influence the social representation of social success shared by young people from student environment; identifying the content of social representation of social success, motivation for success and factors determining it, as well as the relation between them and the associative terms calculated for the social representation shared by young people from student environment; elaborating and carrying out a psychosocial program of developing the capacities that drive the motivation for social success – emotional intelligence and beliefs regarding the self-efficacy; checking the efficiency of this program within the control experiment; elaborating recommendations for development of motivation for social success in young people from university student environment.
Scientific novelty and originality: in the given paper, for the first time in the Republic of Moldova and Romania the social representation of social success was investigated; the mutual character of the relations between social representation and motivation for success or avoidance of failure was identified, the psychosocial factors of social representation and motivational orientation were delimited, which could be interpreted according to the experimental results, as factors of social success – positive beliefs regarding self-efficacy, internal locus of control and emotional intelligence. It has been found experimentally by the implementation of the PSP-DMSS (Psycho-Social Program of Developing the Motivation for Social Success) that education of motivation for social success requires knowledge, skills and attitudes that are transformed into skills for life, on the constructive and positive approach of tasks and current events, turning problems into goals, planning the activity, in order to achieve the objectives, but also to strengthen their beliefs on the self-efficacy, positive thinking and emotional skills.
The obtained results that contribute to solve an important scientific problem: the elaboration of a model of psychosocial factors that determine the content of social representation of social success in young people from student environment and its identity component – motivation for success; by assessing and determining the impact of beliefs regarding self-efficacy, locus of control and emotional intelligence on the motivation for success, the PSP-DMSS with impact in developing skills of achieving social success was elaborated and implemented.
Theoretical significance: this research brings additions to a distinct branch of social psychology „Psychology of social knowledge”, by complementing the theoretical framework regarding the social representation – understanding its role in transforming individual and collective reasons and behavior, in case of this paper, by means of identifying the mutual relations between social representation of social success and motivation for success; it deepens the knowledge about the psychosocial factors that influence the content of social representation of social success and its identity component – motivation for success, beliefs on self-efficacy, emotional intelligence and locus of control; it provides a definition of social success taking into account the external influences and internal impulses of a person.
The applied value of the research: the model of psychosocial factors can be used in the research of motivational orientation as a condition of social success in various contexts and for different social categories: both of adolescents and young people in the process of personal and professional fulfillment, as well as of the staff of organizations, institutions, enterprises in order to strengthen the capacity of organizational success, of the leaders of various levels and in different types of activity (economic, social, political etc.) for the development of managerial potential, of the staff of non-governmental organizations in order to increase the social potential of this sector; the methods used in this research can be used by school psychologists, organizational psychologists, counselors, etc.; the information obtained in the given research regarding the mutual relations between social representation of social success and motivation for success, as well as the factors influencing the formation of successful personality – beliefs on self-efficacy, locus of control, emotional intelligence, can be applied as a basis for developing programs for school and organizational counseling activities; the program validated in this research, PSP-DMSS, can be used in school, university, organizational environment by replication or as a model of activities in order to develop awareness and motivation for social success of specialists-psychologists, teachers, coaches, other specialists of the field.
Approval and implementation of the results: the results obtained were used and presented in the activities carried out with students from the University of Political and Economic European Studies „Constantin Stere”, with psychologists-practitioners, participants in the workshops held in several editions of the annual International Scientific Conference „The contemporary issues of the socio-humanitarian sciences”, in teaching the course „Culture of interpersonal, organizational and intercultural communication” planned for all programs of licentiate, Cycle 1 of all faculties of the Free International University of Moldova.
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