A Test of the Degree of Association Among Selected Communication Characteristics and Innate Innovativeness

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The present study used regression procedures to investigate the relationships between selected communication variables and innate innovativeness. The three general types of variables examined in this study were communication anxiety, communicator style, and selfdisclosiveness. Ten hypotheses were tested together with a descriptive model which was based on the communication variables and their ability to predict innate innovativeness. Results of the tests of the model were confirmed as were the ten hypothesized relationships. The results of the regression analyses performed on the data indicated that receiver apprehension and honesty of self-disclosiveness were negatively and positively associated with innate innovativeness respectively, and ... continued below

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Judice, Steven C. May 1980.

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The present study used regression procedures to investigate the relationships between selected communication variables and innate innovativeness. The three general types of variables examined in this study were communication anxiety, communicator style, and selfdisclosiveness. Ten hypotheses were tested together with a descriptive model which was based on the communication variables and their ability to predict innate innovativeness. Results of the tests of the model were confirmed as were the ten hypothesized relationships. The results of the regression analyses performed on the data indicated that receiver apprehension and honesty of self-disclosiveness were negatively and positively associated with innate innovativeness respectively, and were the variables which most significantly impacted the variance of innate innovativeness scores.

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Judice, Steven C. A Test of the Degree of Association Among Selected Communication Characteristics and Innate Innovativeness, thesis, May 1980; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504639/: accessed October 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .