Web Survey Bibliography
In this paper, we focus on the importance of social relations for the performance of individuals and, more specifically, for the academic performance of doctoral students in Slovenia. The basic assumption here, which also finds support in the literature, is that a person’s performance largely depends on the relationships they have with important others within the organization. An individual’s performance is also the result of individual traits such as competence, intelligence, experience, attitudes and personality.
In this paper we are interested in how these different social (network) and individual factors shape the performance of doctoral students in Slovenia. On the basis of several factors established in previous studies we formulate a typology of Slovenian doctoral students. The study was conducted on a sample of 117 doctoral students in Slovenia. The data were collected in 2003 as part of the International Network on Social Capital and Performance (INSOC) research project.
The results show that a clustering into five groups is the optimal solution and confirms some findings of previous studies. Good integration into the research group, a good relationship with the supervisor, a strong motivation to do the PhD, and the importance of the work seem to be the factors most beneficial to academic performance. However, the results also reveal that social relationship and attitudinal indicators have a more complex and not always a linear relationship with performance.
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Web Survey Bibliography - Advances in methodology and statistics (Metodološki zvezki) (21)
- Impact of Fixed Choice Design on Blockmodeling Outcomes; 2012; Znidarsic, A.
- PhD Students’ Research Group Networks. A Qualitative Approach; 2011; Coromina, L., Capo, A., Coenders, G., Guia, J.
- The influence of Social Support and Personal Networks on Doctoral Student Performance; 2011; Hlebec, V., Kogovsek, T., Ferligoj, A.
- From Busy Bees to Science Geeks and Party Animals: A Typology of Slovenian Doctoral Students; 2011; Hlebec, V., Kogovsek, T., Ferligoj, A.
- PhD Students’ Research Group Social Capital in Two Countries: A Clustering Approach with Duocentred...; 2011; Coenders, G., Coromina, L., Ferligoj, A., Guia, J.
- Preface; 2011; Coenders, G., Doreian, P.
- Some Notes on the Probability Space of Statistical Surveys; 2010; Petrakos, G.
- Influence of Outliers on Some Multiple Imputation Methods; 2010; Quintano, C., Castellano, R., Rocca, A.
- Reliability and Validity of Measuring Social Support Networks by Web and Telephone; 2006; Kogovsek, T.
- The Transition from University to Work: Web Survey Process Quality; 2006; Quintano, C., Castellano, R., D'Agostino, A.
- The Quality of Survey Questions Published on Slovenian Journalistic Web Sites; 2006; Licen, S., Lozar Manfreda, K., Hlebec, V.
- Contingent versus Unconditional Incentives in WWW-Studies; 2005; Goeritz, A.
- Collecting Data on Ego-Centered Social Networks on the Web: Methodological Issues; 2004; Lozar Manfreda, K., Koren, G., Vehovar, V., Hlebec, V.
- Mobile Phone Surveys: The Slovenian Case Study; 2004; Vehovar, V., Belak, E., Batagelj, Z., Cikic, S.
- Open-ended vs. Close-ended Questions in Web Questionnaires; 2003; Reja, U., Lozar Manfreda, K., Hlebec, V., Vehovar, V.
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- Do Mail and Web Surveys Provide Same Results?; 2002; Lozar Manfreda, K., Vehovar, V.
- Virtual Selves and Web Surveys; 2001; Lozar Manfreda, K., Couper, M. P., Vohar, M., Rivas, S., Vehovar, V.
- Modeling the Respondents' Profile in a Web Survey on Firms in Italy; 2000; Biffignandi, S., Pratesi, M.
- Technology effects: Interview duration in CAPI and paper and pencil surveys; 2000; Fuchs, M., Couper, M. P., Hansen, S. E.
- WWW Surveys; 1998; Batagelj, Z., Vehovar, V.