Author: Katarzyna Markiewicz
Institution: University of Economics and Innovation
Author: Sara Filipiak
Institution: Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin
Author: Joseph R. Ferrari
Institution: DePaul University
Year of publication: 2019
Source: Show
Pages: 27-38
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/tner.19.57.3.02
PDF: tner/201903/tner5702.pdf

The study aimed at discovering whether gender, age, and different cultural background may be associated with procrastination. Therefore, procrastination tendencies by students of Polish nationality residing in Poland with Polish students living in Austria were compared. All participants completed the Pure Procrastination Scale that measured the degree of self-reported procrastination. Results revealed higher procrastination scores by emerging adults living in Poland than Austria. Males from the Polish diaspora reported more procrastination behaviors than females. In contrast, procrastination was higher among Polish female than male citizens. Delaying tasks were higher in older than younger respondents within the Polish sample; for students in the Polish diaspora, procrastination decreased with age.

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