Marwa Nasser Alrajhi Maher M. Abu-Hilal Said Suliman Aldhafri

Abstract

The current study examined the factorial structure of HEXACO-60 inventory of the six personality factors on a sample of school and university students in the Sultanate of Oman. The participants were 784 ninth and eleventh graders. A total of 444 students responded to self and peer reports while the rest of the students responded to self-report form only. In addition, the sample included 421 university students who responded only to the self-report form. Confirmatory factor analysis was used to examine the factorial structure of HEXACO-60. The findings revealed a six factor structure with 51 items for both self- and peer- reports in the school sample however, a six factor structure with 60 items was found in the university sample. Moreover, good fit indices of the inventory and good reliability coefficients were found, except for openness to experience and agreeableness factors. Therefore, a careful use of HEXACO-60 in Oman is necessary and further psychometric studies are needed.

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Keywords

Personality
HEXACO-60
Factor structure
Arab
The Sultanate of Oman

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How to Cite
Nasser Alrajhi مروة, M. Abu-Hilal ماهر, and Suliman Aldhafri سعيد. 2021. “The Psychometric Properties of HEXACO-60 Inventory for the Six Personality Factors on School and University Students in the Sultanate of Oman”. Journal of Educational Sciences 16 (16). https://doi.org/10.29117/jes.2020.0039.
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Articles in Arabic