- 157 Downloads
The regulatory mode of conduct is the way individuals tend to regulate themselves when striving after determinate goals or way of doing activities. According to regulatory mode theory, developed by Kruglanski et al. (2000), there are two different and independent regulatory modes or functions of self-regulation: assessment and locomotion. Assessment is “the comparative aspect of self-regulation concerned with critically evaluating entities or states, such as goals or means, in relation to alternatives in order to judge relative quality” (Kruglanski et al. 2000, p. 794). Locomotion is the aspect of self-regulation concerned with “movement from state to state and with committing the psychological resources that will initiate and maintain goal-related movement in a straightforward and direct manner, without undue distractions or delays” (Kruglanski et al. 2000, p. 794).
These two functions of self-regulation,...
KeywordsKruglanski Locomotor Orientation Harmonious Passion Higher Locomotor Intraindividual Level
- Amato, C., Barbieri, B., & Pierro, A. (2014a). Temporal foci and regulatory modes. Locomotion and assessment over past, present and future. Psicologia sociale, 9(3), 261–270.Google Scholar
- Barbieri, B., Amato, C., & Pierro, A. (2015). Entrepreneurial intention and locomotion orientation. Rassegna di Psicologia, 32(1), 9–18.Google Scholar
- Bornovalova, M. A., Fishman, S., Strong, D. R., Kruglanski, A. W., Lejuez, C. W. (2008). Borderline personality disorder in the context of self-regulation: understanding symptoms and hallmark features as deficits in locomotion and assessment. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 22–31.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
- De Carlo, N. A., Falco, A., Pierro, A., Dugas, M., Kruglanski, A. W., & Higgins, E. T. (2014). Regulatory mode orientations and well-being in an organizational setting: The differential mediating roles of workaholism and work engagement. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 44(11), 725–738.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
- Garcia, D., & Archer, T. (2016). Empowerment (character, motivation, and regulatory mode), positive affect, and resilience. The Journal of Happiness and Well-Being, 4, 212–225.Google Scholar
- Garcia, D., & Lindskär, E. (2016). Regulatory mode profiles and the organization of the flow of time. International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology, 3(3). https://doi.org/10.4172/2469-9837.1000184.
- Garcia, D., Jimmefors, A., Mousavi, F., Adrianson, L., Rosenberg, P., & Archer, T. (2015). Self-regulatory mode (locomotion and assessment), well-being (subjective and psychological), and exercise behavior (frequency and intensity) in relation to high school pupils’ academic achievement. PeerJ, 3, e847.CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
- Higgins, E. T., Pierro, A., & Kruglanski, A. W. (2008). Re-thinking culture and personality: How self-regulatory universals create cross-cultural differences. In R. Sorrentino (Ed.), Handbook of motivation and cognition within and across cultures (pp. 102–143). New York: Guilford Press.Google Scholar
- Kruglanski, A. W., Thompson, E. P., Higgins, E. T., Atash, M., Pierro, A., Shah, J. Y., & Spiegel, S. (2000). To “do the right thing” or to “just do it”: Locomotion and assessment as distinct self-regulatory imperatives. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79(5), 793.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
- Lewin, K. (1951). Field theory in social science. New York: Harper.Google Scholar
- Mischel, W. (1974). Processes in delay of gratification. In L. Berkowitz (Ed.), Advances in Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 7, pp. 249–292). New York: Academic Press.Google Scholar
- Mischel, W. (1981). Metacognition and the rules of delay. In J. H. Flavell & L. Ross (Eds.), Social cognitive development: Frontiers and possible futures (pp. 240–271). New York: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar