Overview of the Schwartz Theory of Basic Values

Highlights

Personal values transcend attitudes, beliefs, norms, and traits.

Synopsis

Ten universal cross-cultural values:

  1. Self-Direction
  2. Stimulation
  3. Hedonism
  4. Achievement
  5. Power
  6. Security
  7. Conformity
  8. Tradition
  9. Benevolence
  10. Universalism

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References

Schwartz, S. H. (2012). An Overview of the Schwartz Theory of Basic Values. Online Readings in Psychology and Culture, 2(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.9707/2307-0919.1116