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https://doi.org/10.31820/pt.29.1.11

Cross-Cultural Questionnaires and the Necessity of Using Native Translators: A Croatian-Swedish Case

Bo Molander ; Umeå University, Department of Psychology, Umeå, Sweden
Stefan Holmström ; Umeå University, Department of Psychology, Umeå, Sweden
Vladimir Takšić ; University of Rijeka, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department of Psychology, Rijeka, Croatia

Puni tekst: engleski, PDF (207 KB) str. 191-198 preuzimanja: 156* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Molander, B., Holmström, S. i Takšić, V. (2020). Cross-Cultural Questionnaires and the Necessity of Using Native Translators: A Croatian-Swedish Case. Psihologijske teme, 29 (1), 191-198. https://doi.org/10.31820/pt.29.1.11
MLA 8th Edition
Molander, Bo, et al. "Cross-Cultural Questionnaires and the Necessity of Using Native Translators: A Croatian-Swedish Case." Psihologijske teme, vol. 29, br. 1, 2020, str. 191-198. https://doi.org/10.31820/pt.29.1.11. Citirano 28.09.2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Molander, Bo, Stefan Holmström i Vladimir Takšić. "Cross-Cultural Questionnaires and the Necessity of Using Native Translators: A Croatian-Swedish Case." Psihologijske teme 29, br. 1 (2020): 191-198. https://doi.org/10.31820/pt.29.1.11
Harvard
Molander, B., Holmström, S., i Takšić, V. (2020). 'Cross-Cultural Questionnaires and the Necessity of Using Native Translators: A Croatian-Swedish Case', Psihologijske teme, 29(1), str. 191-198. https://doi.org/10.31820/pt.29.1.11
Vancouver
Molander B, Holmström S, Takšić V. Cross-Cultural Questionnaires and the Necessity of Using Native Translators: A Croatian-Swedish Case. Psihologijske teme [Internet]. 2020 [pristupljeno 28.09.2021.];29(1):191-198. https://doi.org/10.31820/pt.29.1.11
IEEE
B. Molander, S. Holmström i V. Takšić, "Cross-Cultural Questionnaires and the Necessity of Using Native Translators: A Croatian-Swedish Case", Psihologijske teme, vol.29, br. 1, str. 191-198, 2020. [Online]. https://doi.org/10.31820/pt.29.1.11

Sažetak
In this paper, we discuss problems of comparing two European cultures in a study of emotional intelligence by relying on traditional back translation of the questionnaire and the scales used in the study (Holmström, Molander, & Takšić, 2008; Molander, Holmström, & Takšić, 2009, 2011). We compared Croatian and Swedish university students in using The Emotional Skills and Competence Questionnaire, which is an original Croatian questionnaire (Takšić, 1998; Takšić, Mohorić, & Duran, 2009) based on the emotional intelligence theory of Mayer and Salovey (1997). Initially, we found small differences in responding to emotional items between the two countries as revealed by traditional statistical methods. Here we illustrate a large increase of the initial differences by applying differential item functioning (DIF) procedures (Zumbo, 1999), and then reducing again differences by taken several important steps in analyzing the translated items. Most important in these latter procedures was a new translation to Swedish by a native Croatian-speaking translator.

Ključne riječi
cross-cultural measures; back translation; native translators; latent variables; DIF-analyses

Hrčak ID: 237467

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/237467

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